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Celebrating the Past, Present and Future of Navy Cryptology

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December 2020

U.S. Maritime Strategy!

The United States is a maritime nation. Our security and prosperity depend on the seas.

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Remembering CDR Peter Mast and the Dedication of the New Cryptologic Maintenance Building at NTTC, Corry Station

CDR Peter A. Mast
December 16, 1947 – October 7, 1988

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Establishment of the Aerial Vehicle Operator Warrant Officer Community

Message Follows:

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The Slow Death of the Code Breaker

On December 14, 1977 Ronald Rivest, Adi Shamir, and Leonard Adleman file for a patent for what came to be the RSA public-key encryption algorithm (named after the inventors).

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Remembering the Crew and Cryptologist Passengers of RG-407

Ten Sailors gave their lives during the Vietnam War in the defense of their country while flying over the South China Sea on December 12, 1971.

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Behind Enemy Lines – How Cryptology Played a Key Role in the Daring Rescue of Captain Scott O’Grady

Last week, I came across an announcement that Scott O’Grady had been nominated by President Trump to be the Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Affairs. When I heard the news, I was transported back to my junior officer days in the mid-1990’s.

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