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Celebrating the Past, Present and Future of Navy Cryptology

Grace Hopper and the First Computer “Bug”

Always ready to pioneer new methods of problem-solving, Captain Grace M. Hopper made history on September 9, 1947, by removing the first computer bug. It was a moth that got into the relay calculator and was the first actual case of a bug being found.

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Remembering CT2 Allen Merle Blue, KIA USS LIBERTY

CT2 Allen Merle Blue
Navy Reserve/NSA Civilian
September 5, 1943 – June 8, 1967

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September 3 1965 – VQ-1 First Deployed EC-121M to Da Nang Full Time

In April of 1965, MiG 17s were first noted in offensive posture, and on July 25, an USAF RB-66C aircraft intercepted FAN SONG B RADAR from North Vietnam, signaling the operational introduction of the SA-2 GUIDELINE missile system.

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From the Ranks!

Did you know that at least eleven Commanding Officers in the Cryptologic Warfare community are former enlisted?

Can you name the commands?

 

 

 

 

Remembering RADM James Stephen McFarland, 36th Commander to Lead Navy Cryptologists

Rear Admiral James Stephen McFarland
August 31, 1935 – February 1, 2003

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Thank you!

The Station HYPO team would like to thank you for helping us celebrate the past, present, and future of Navy Cryptology!  This month we topped 500,000 visitors!

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Station HYPO

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