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Celebrating the Past, Present and Future of Navy Cryptology

Honoring CDR Layfield, Commanding Officer, NIWTG Norfolk

Tomorrow Commander Steven C. Layfield  will be relieved by Commander CDR Dave Clark  as the Commanding Officer, Naval Information Warfare Training Group Norfolk .   Commander Layfield’s biography follows:

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Remembering the Crew of USS Liberty (AGTR 5)

On June 8 1967, the USS LIBERTY (AGTR 5) was attacked in international water by Israeli forces killing 34 Americans and wounding another 171.  Seven out of every 10 crew members was either killed or injured.

The names of the 34 men who gave their lives:

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Remembering CTR1 Michael J. Strange, USN, KIA, Afghanistan

CTR1(EXW) Michael J. Strange, USN
June 6, 1986 – August 6, 2011

Cryptologic Technician (Collection) 1st Class (EXW) Michael J. Strange hailed from the historic city of Philadelphia. Many rightfully consider the city of Boston as the “cradle of liberty”, but it is also true that the city on the banks of the Schuylkill River played a critical role in securing the nation’s freedom. Today, the city of Philadelphia looks very different from the time when men like Franklin and Lafayette walked its streets, but despite the centuries that have passed, the city continues to produce patriots who are willing to defend the nation in times of peril.

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Remembering the Battle of Midway

The Battle of Midway was a decisive naval battle in the Pacific Theater of World War II that took place between 4 and 7 June 1942, only six months after Japan’s attack on Pearl Harbor and one month after the Battle of the Coral Sea.

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Remembering AT1 Stephen Chartier, USN, KIA EC-121 Shootdown

 AT1 Stephen Curtis Chartier, USN
June 3, 1944 – April 15, 1969

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Memorial Day

Listed below are those Information Warfare Community members who gave the ultimate sacrifice.  This is not comprehensive list. 

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