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Celebrating the Past, Present and Future of Navy Cryptology



Honoring CAPT Hal Cole, Commanding Officer, NCDOC

Tomorrow Captain Hal Cole will be relieved by Captain Christina Hicks as the Commanding Officer, Navy Cyber Defense Operations Command.  Captain Cole’s biography follows:

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Honoring CAPT Jody Grady, USN, Commanding Officer NAVNETWARCOM

On July 30, 2021, Captain Jody Grady was relieved by Captain Correia as Commanding Officer, Naval Network Warfare Command.  Captain Grady’s biography follows:

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79 Years Ago this month, NSGA Dupont, SC was Established

U.S. Naval Security Group Activity (NSGA) Dupont, SC activated in August, 1942 and was disestablished on December 1, 1957.  NSGA Dupont mission was radio intercept and direction finding (Station D).  Personnel, mission and functions were transferred to NSGA Northwest, VA. 

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Remembering SSGT Donald Hill, USAF and A2C Earl Radlein, USAF

The Story of Cryptologic Heroes Staff Sergeant Donald G. Hill, USAF Airman 2nd Class Earl W. Radlein, USAF

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Remembering the Kamiseya Fire (Guest Post)

Command logo first used on November 25, 1966 in the issue of the station newspaper, the Kamiseyan

Reposting due to recent comments:

Section one was on for the Midwatch and at the top of the log it read, “Friday, 24 September 1965.” Over 100 men were in the Ops Complex for that Midwatch. It was just another ordinary day.

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First Use of Transatlantic Telegraphic Cable

OTD: the first use of transatlantic telegraphic cable generated an upsurge in commercial cryptography. Initially messages on the 1858 cable were sent by an operator in Morse code. However, the 1866 cable could transmit at eight words a minute–80 times faster than the 1858 cable.

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