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The KIDD Connection

By Cmdr. Matt NolandExecutive OfficerUSS KIDD (DDG 100) This month, viewers everywhere will have the opportunity to see the latest Hollywood treatment of America’s Greatest Generation: Greyhound. Tom Hanks plays a U.S. Navy destroyer’s commanding officer charged with protecting a convoy of Allied ships from a wolfpack of German U-boats …

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A Navy Hero Returns to Iwo Jima

Chief Motor Machinist’s Mate Oscar Thomasson was part of the initial assault during the Battle for Iwo Jima when he was a 2nd class petty officer. He survived the battle and went on to raise a family in Kansas, ultimately passing away Dec. 22, 2006 at the age of 80. …

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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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