Mar 11, 2016

The Evolution of Navy Cryptology - Guest Post by VADM Tighe

Eighty-one years ago today, the first unified organization coordinating Navy Cryptology, the Communications Security Group, was established. From Station HYPO, OP-20-G, and the On the Roof Gang, to the present day, our community has continued to evolve to meet and defeat the threats we face.

The transition of the Information Dominance Corps to the Information Warfare Community in concert with the CNO’s Design for Maritime Superiority has given us another opportunity to formalize our evolution, and to deliberately examine our community identity. A great deal of our heritage can be traced to the Naval Security Group, and our collective identification as Navy Cryptologists.

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