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Celebrating the Past, Present and Future of Navy Cryptology


March 2021

U.S. Gold Medalist Has Connection to Navy Cryptology

Not only was Harrison Smith Glancy an American competition swimmer who represented the United States at the 1924 Summer Olympics in Paris, France and the 1928 Summer Olympics in Amsterdam, Netherlands, but he was also the Great Uncle of Master Chief Terry Glancy! 

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Remembering RADM John W. McClaran, the 9th and 11th Commander to lead Navy Cryptologists

RADM John Walter McClaran’s biographies follows:

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2021 Naval Cryptologic Veterans Association Reunion 16-20 June

The U.S. Naval Cryptologic Reserve Association is proud to host the 2021 US NCVA Reunion in Fort Worth, Texas! Pardner, there is something for everyone here, so y’all come down now, y’all hear!

For details and reservations please visit the official NCVA webpage:

Hope to see you there,
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Honoring Captain Albert Ross, Jr., the First Cryptologic LDO Captain

A native of Vestaburg, Pennsylvania Albert Ross enlisted in the Naval Reserve in 1955, and entered active service in 1957.

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Marietta, Washington, Decommissioned March 1972

On November 1, 1952, the Naval Radio Station at Marietta was commissioned.  On March 15, 1953, four months later, the facility at U.S. Naval Security Group Activity (NSGA) Bainbridge, Washington State closed and mission functions and responsibilities were transferred to NSG Det Marietta. This increased responsibility elevated Marietta operational status and was commissioned to a Naval Security Group Activity on that date.

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Remembering The First Enlisted Cryptanalysts!

Born in Cambridge Massachusetts, on February 10 1902, Arnold M. Conant was one of the first two enlisted cryptanalyst s in the Navy.

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