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80 Years of Excellence for the Navy Information Warfare/Cryptology Community

By Master Chief Cryptologic Technician Collection, James D. Eaton Lead Chief Petty Officer, Navy Cryptologic Office (N9), U.S. Fleet Cyber Command/U.S. TENTH Fleet Happy 80th anniversary of the founding of the Navy’s cryptologic/information warfare community!  March 11, 1935 marked the standup of the Navy’s Communications Security Group, which was later …

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Elimination of 1994 Direct Ground Combat Definition and Assignment Rule

Sailors participating in the Riverine Combat Skills course (RCS) prepare for a field training exercise at Camp Lejeune, N.C., Oct. 24, 2012. This class was the first RCS training group composed of Coastal Riverine Force Sailors and the first to incorporate women into the course. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Heather M. Paape/Released)

Today, the Defense Department released the U.S. military services’ and U.S. Special Operations Command’s plans for implementing women into previously closed positions. In this blog, Rear Adm. Tony Kurta, director, Navy Personnel Plans and Policy, explains what it means for the Navy. On Jan. 24, then-Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta announced his decision to rescind the …

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YOUR Navy Operating Forward – Gulf of Oman, Mediterranean Sea, Suez Canal

Right now your Navy is 100 percent on watch around the globe helping to preserve the American way of life. Whether it be operating and training in the waters off the coast of California or forward deployed to the North Arabian Sea, the flexibility and presence provided by our U.S. …

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Fast, Forward and Flexible – Naval Forces in Exercise Eager Lion 13

By Rear Adm. William K. Lescher, Commander, Expeditionary Strike Group FIVE Our Navy-Marine Corps team launched participation in the annual U.S. Central Command exercise Eager Lion this week, during which we will be executing training events from multiple locations in Jordan and its littorals over the period June 9-20.  Expeditionary …

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Navy Information Warfare/Cryptology Community – 77 Years of Excellence

This blog is from Vice Admiral Michael Rogers, leader of the Navy’s U.S. Fleet Cyber Command and 10th fleet.  Rogers gives a hearty “Bravo Zulu” to the more than 13,000 Sailors and civilians of the Fleet’s information warfare and cryptology community as they celebrate 77 years of existence. Join Rogers …

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Your Navy TODAY (Feb. 29, 2012)

On any given day, in your Navy, our team of more than 600,000 professional Sailors and Civilians are working together around the globe to perform our mission: deter aggression and, if deterrence fails, win our Nation’s wars. It is not possible to share every aspect of this global team but, through this …

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