COMMANDING OFFICERS PHILOSOPHY
CDR Anthony T. Saxon, Commanding Officer NCMS Washington D.C.
 
 
 
NCMS MISSION STATEMENT
We are the Navy's COMEC professionals. Our mission is to manage the strategic communications security capabilities that are the foundation of Navy communications and are critical to Joint and Allied commanders operating around the globe. Our keys to success are:

N - NAVY
The core values of Honor, Courage, and Commitment are at the center of all we do. We are all part of the Naval Comunications Security Material System (NCMS) team; we openly communicate with one another, exercise integrity and professionalism, and treat others with dignity and respect.
 
C - COMPETENCE
We are the fleet's COMSEC professionals; the Department of the Navy trusts us for the right answers on COMSEC policy, accounting, storing and equipment disposistion. educating the fleet in COMSEC policies and procedures is our core competency. We strive to better ourselves through personal and professional education so that we can better support the NCMS team and department of the Navy.
 
M - MISSION ACCOMPLISHMENT
We enable global maritime operations through assured command and control by enforcing procedural compliance and ensuring Sailors, Marines, and Coast Guardsman maintain COMSEC Operational Readiness at all times.
 
S - SAFETY
Our team members are our greatest resource. Therefore, we take no unnecessary risks when conducting evolutions. We never compromise on safety; nothing we do justifies putting ourselves or our fellow Sailors, Marines, or Civilians in danager. Safety is everyone's responsibility whether or off duty.
 

 
A.T. SAXON