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March 2021

Remembering the Fate of RC-135 Cobra Ball II

On March 16, 1981, a U.S. Air Force RC-135 Cobra Ball II (#61-2664) was lost after returning from a reconnaissance mission off the Soviet Kamchatka peninsula.
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“Seven famous Lopez brothers” build dynasty of linguists

MONTEREY, Calif. – In the early 1950s, seven brothers from Albuquerque, New Mexico, enlisted in the U.S. Navy joining the Naval Security Group, thus beginning a three-generation family tradition of service as linguists with most attending the Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center or its predecessor schools.

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Honor Denied (Delayed)

Ten Sailors have not received recognition for the sacrifices made in direct support to combat operations in Vietnam.  Their names are not on the Vietnam War Memorial Wall, and we need to correct this wrong!  We need to petition our government and respectfully request the names listed below be added to the black granite walls in Washington D.C!

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Navy Supplementary Radio Station, Kwajalein, Marshall Islands, circa 1944

This photograph was taken in front of a captured Japanese Navy Communications facility.  The U.S. Marines, 3rd Radio Intelligence Platoon took over the station and used as communications interception facility. Pictured are Marines and Navy Radio Intelligence personnel.

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Honoring FORCM Robert H. Anderson

Master Chief Anderson’s biography follows: Continue reading “Honoring FORCM Robert H. Anderson”

March 11, 1935 the Navy cryptologic organization redesignated OP-20-G as Communications Security Group.

Between 1924 and 1935, the Naval cryptology service developed operationally, culminating in the formation of the Communications Security Group (CSG), effective March 11, 1935.

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