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Celebrating the Past, Present and Future of Navy Cryptology



CIWT Selects Top Civilians of the Quarter


Congratulations, Mario! BZ!

The Center for Information Warfare Training (CIWT) selected Mario Vulcano, course manager and Cryptologic Warfare Officer Basic Course primary instructor at Information Warfare Training Command Corry Station, as its 2018 third quarter Civilian Instructor of the Quarter.

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CAPT Mark Meade Assumes Command of Navy Reserve NIOC Georgia




On November 18th, 2017, and after an extremely successful tour, Captain Greg Emery was relived by Captain Mark Meade as Commanding Officer of Navy Reserve Navy Information Operations Command Georgia (NR NIOC GA).


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Coming Changes to CW and IW Officer Qualification Processes at Reserve Cryptologic Units

From CAPT Jim Butler, USN, Cryptologic Warfare Community Lead, N9CW, Naval Information Force Reserve:

There are major changes coming to the Cryptologic Officer and Information Warfare Officer PQS Programs for the Cryptologic Units (NIOC, FCC/C10F, CWGs, etc.) coming.

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Remembering LT Thomas C. Fouke, USN

LT Thomas Coleman Fouke
September 19, 1983 – January 17, 2012

On January 17, 2012, LT Thomas Coleman Fouke, Jr., 28 years old, died suddenly during a naval training exercise at the Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek-Fort Story, Va.  LT Fouke was an Information Warfare Officer (1810) assigned to an East Coast SEAL unit.  He earned his commission in May 2006 after graduating from the University of Florida.

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Honoring RADM Grace Hopper


The United States Naval Academy will name its new cyber building after RADM Grace Hopper.

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15 Years On…


A few days after the attacks on September 11th, I dug this photo out of storage…

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9/11 Perspective – The Candy Jar


(Author’s note: Each one of us has stories about how 9/11 affected them. This is one of mine. This post was originally published on on June 30, 2015. – Jason)

Sometimes inspiration comes when various experiences blend into one to create a new concept we had never thought of before. This is the story of why I consider candy jars the true test of leadership.

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Call for CNODP Applicants


Join the Computer Network Operations Development Program Class of 2020!

– CNODP open to well-qualified officers (O1-O3), enlisted (E4-E6), and Service Cryptologic Element (SCE) civilians (GG-7-GG-12).

– Applications due by 30 September 2016.

– Report date is April 2017.

– Start date is July 2017.

– Details in NAVADMIN 199/16, below.

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Remembering Naval Cryptologist POW During WWII


World War Two


“CT” – P.O.W.s

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