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April - June 2020 Issu​e​
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FROM THE FLAG DECK
DIVERSITY
  
SUFFOLK, Va. – Despite the current situation of not being able to gather to celebrate or remember due to the COVID pandemic restrictions, Naval Information Forces does not want to by-pass the opportunity to celebrate or remember seminal events...
BIG NAVY / BIG CYBER
  
Ten years ago, U.S. Cyber Command passed its first milestone: the ability to conduct cyberspace operations as the new sub-unified combatant command...
May 19, 2020 (MILLINGTON) (NNS) -- Permanent Change of Station (PCS) moves are an unavoidable part of Navy life. Whether you are getting ready to do your very first one or you are a seasoned pro, the process can be stressful and sometimes...
Kenneth J. Braithwaite was sworn in as the Navy’s 77th secretary during a socially distanced Pentagon ceremony on Friday...
Vice Adm. Jeff Trussler, a native of Oklahoma and a member of the Cherokee Nation assumed duties as deputy chief of Naval Operations (DCNO) for Information Warfare (OPNAV N2N6) and the 68th director of Naval Intelligence June 5, 2020...
For the first time in its history, U.S. Cyber Command is employing a new virtual training platform during a full-force exercise, conducted entirely online...
​HIGHLIGHTS
  
With presidential and congressional elections approaching, the Navy encourages every one of us to exercise our right to vote...
ICE CAMP SEADRAGON – Lt. j.g. Dylan Flynn, meteorologist at Fleet Weather Center Norfolk, takes a weather reading at Ice Camp Seadragon during Ice Exercise (ICEX) 2020. ICEX 2020 is a biennial submarine exercise that promotes interoperability between...
STENNIS SPACE CENTER, Miss.— Rear Adm. John Okon, commander, Naval Meteorology and Oceanography Command (NMOC), traveled to Australia earlier this month for an engagement and familiarization visit with the Australian Geospatial-Intelligence...
(NNS) – USNS Mercy (T-AH-19) arrived safely in Los Angeles and USNS Comfort (T-AH-20) arrived safely in New York. While the Navy’s hospital ships prepare to receive patients, Naval Oceanography’s team of meteorologists and oceanographers ensured...
NORFOLK, Va. (CHIPS) -- Naval Computer and Telecommunications Station Hampton Roads (NCTS HR) held a modified change of command ceremony aboard Naval Support Activity Hampton Roads in Norfolk, on April 10, due to the ongoing COVID-19 Pandemic...
SUFFOLK, Va. – Stress runs in two directions. Work load, family obligations, traffic, lack of rest, deployment schedule … these are all sources of stress, and can cause exponential problems when they occur together. Boredom can be another...
Looking for Sailors from various rates across the fleet to take over the @usnavy_atthehelm Instagram page...
When Forrest “Hap” White was young, a naval officer in a limousine pulled up outside his house in Norfolk’s Algonquin Park neighborhood in full gold braid uniform with a box of chocolates under his arm...
As the COVID-19 pandemic swept across the globe, Naval Information Warfare Center (NIWC) Atlantic shifted into high gear to support relief efforts. In the on-demand manufacturing (ODM) lab in Charleston, South Carolina, the Production Quality...
EDUCATION
  
(CHIPS) – Applications for the military and civilian retention component of the Department of Defense Cyber Scholarship Program (CySP) 2020-21 are due April 15, and selectees for graduate and community college programs will have tuition, required...
CIWT HEADLINES​
  
PENSACOLA, Fla. -- In the Navy, some ratings grow by changing, and some grow or improve by merging. The information systems technician (IT) rating is an example of all these. The rating has also changed throughout the years to better support warfighting...
IWTC SPOTLIGHT​
  
MONTEREY, Calif. – On any given weekday morning, the Presidio of Monterey, home of the Defense Language Institute (DLI), is bustling with activity–commuters arriving from off-base, students and teachers rushing to class, contractors unloading equipment...
PENSACOLA, Fla. (NNS) – The first new block learning construct, Cryptologic Technician (Collection) A school recently graduated at Information Warfare Training Command (IWTC) Corry Station, marking a major milestone in the transformation to Ready...
VIRGINIA BEACH – Today, with the extraordinary challenges posed by COVID-19 pandemic and the continual threats our nation faces in a changing global security environment, the entire Center for Information Warfare Training Command (CIWT) domain is...
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NIWDC
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Rear Adm. Jeff Scheidt, Commander, Naval Information Warfighting Development Center (NIWDC), presided over the recent Warfare Tactic Instructor (WTI) patching ceremony, which marks the fourth class of WTIs since the programs initial course in 2018...