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Celebrating the Past, Present and Future of Navy Cryptology


February 2023

National Women’s History Month

March is recognized as National Women’s History Month which gives us an opportunity to celebrate the contributions and achievements of women in all fields of work, including the U.S. Navy. Women have played a significant role in the Navy and they continue to do so.

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Remembering CTC Melvin D. Smith, KIA, USS Liberty

CTC Melvin Douglas Smith
February 27, 1938 – June 8, 1967

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How The Navy Trains Its Info Warfare Officers Needs Work

The goal is to expand the training into virtual and synthetic environments in the next few years.

SAN DIEGO—Training the Navy’s information warfare operators isn’t easy, and technical and security challenges prevent operators from virtually learning the systems they’d use in a fight, officials said.

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Special Women’s Auxiliary Naval Service (SWANS)

In May 1941, Rear Admiral Leigh Noyes, Director, Naval Communications, was approached by members of the American Women’s Volunteer Services (AWVS) with a proposal to form a class for the study of cryptanalysis, and requested an instructor. The proposal was motivated by the desire of a group of naval officer’s wives to prepare for a war-time contribution, if needed, in a field believed short of qualified personnel. These ladies understood that preparation would be difficult, but they were willing to devote the requisite time if furnished guidance, and they would provide a classroom.

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An Intelligence Officer’s Perspective on China

On February 15, Commander of the Office of Naval Intelligence and Director of the National Maritime Intelligence-Integration Office, Rear Adm. Mike Studeman, spoke at AFCEA West 2023 in San Diego.

Below are his remarks as prepared. His speech, “An Intelligence Officer’s Perspective on China,” can also be viewed online here:

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2022 U.S. Navy Counterintelligence and Human Intelligence Superior Achievement Awards Solicitation

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