NSA ANNAPOLIS NEWS

Faces of Freedom: From the Naval Academy To a New Sense of Family

Story by Susan Piedfort on 07/26/2019 Editor's Note: Faces of Freedom is a series of features highlighting the bravery and dedicated service of Naval Information Warfare Center (NIWC) Atlantic military veterans. This is the third installment of this series. In May of 2001, Naval Academy Midshipman Dana Toale walked acro
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The Bolden Family Legacy: Celebrating 60 Years of Marine Corps Service

Story by MAJ Simba Chigwida on 07/08/2019 With a combined 60 years of honorable Marine Corps service, the Bolden family certainly left their mark on military history. Col. Anthony "Ch" Bolden retired on July 3, 2019 in a ceremony held at the Navy-Marine Corps Stadium's Akerson Tower in Annapolis, Md.
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Making Our Mark: Naval Aviation Trademark Program

Story by Anne Owens and LT Michelle Tucker on 05/31/2019 The day a Navy or Marine Corps aviator receives their Wings of Gold is a day they will never forget. It's the culmination of months of rigorous training. From their very first solo flight, to water survival training, and all
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Navy Reserve Ratings Run Toward Worldwide Fires

Story by CPO Brian Morales on 05/01/2019 ANNAPOLIS, Md.-- On a ship, every Sailor is expected to be able to fight fires while underway. On land, five Reserve detachments train to support shore-based fire stations world-wide for Commander, Navy Installations Command (CNIC). Twenty-one Navy Reservists earned the title "firefighter" after
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NEXCOM CEO Announces Merger and the Creation of the NEX Far East District

Story by Kristine Sturkie on 04/09/2019 Retired Rear Adm. Robert J. Bianchi, CEO of the Navy Exchange Service Command (NEXCOM) announced today the merger of the NEX Guam and NEX Japan Districts. Effective July 1, 2019, the restructure will create a single new "Far East District." The Far East District
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Preparedness, Practical Training Highlighted as NDW Wraps Up Citadel Shield/Solid Curtain

Story by PO2 Chidi Amadi on 02/15/2019 WASHINGTON (NNS) Naval District Washington (NDW) concluded its participation in exercise Citadel Shield-Solid Curtain (CS-SC) 2019, Feb. 15. CS/SC is a two-week anti-terrorism and force protection (ATFP) exercise conducted by Commander, Navy Installations Command (CNIC) and U.S. Fleet Forces Command (USFF) on all
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CWA-66 Holds Memorial Service for Senior Chief Petty Officer Shannon M. Kent

From Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Julia A. Williams, CWG-6 Public Affairs ANNAPOLIS MD Cryptologic Warfare Activity (CWA) 66 held a memorial service for Senior Chief Cryptologic Technician (Interpretive) Shannon M. Kent at the U.S. Naval Academy chapel in Annapolis, Md., Feb. 8. Kent was killed while supporting Combined Joint
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CFAO Holds Change of Command

Story by PO2 Matthew Dickinson on 02/08/2019 WHITE BEACH, Okinawa -- Commander Fleet Activities Okinawa (CFAO) held a change of command ceremony at White Beach Naval Facility in Uruma City, Okinawa, Japan, Feb 8. Capt. Scott Hardy relieved Capt. Robert Mathewson and assumed duties as commander of Fleet Activities Okinawa.
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NSTC Names Instructors of the Year

Story by Scott A. Thornbloom on 12/12/2018 The 2018 NSTC IOYs are: Chief Warrant Officer 4 Jason Potts, named Officer IOY from Officer Training Command (OTC) in Newport, Rhode Island; Senior Chief Aviation Air Traffic Controller Jacqueline Williams is the Senior Enlisted IOY, also from OTC; the Mid-Grade Enlisted IOY
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FCC/C10F Commander Gives Cyber Lecture at Naval Academy

Story by PO1 Samuel Souvannason on 10/17/2018 ANNAPOLIS, Md. (NNS) Vice Adm. Timothy "T.J." White, commander U.S. Fleet Cyber Command/U.S. 10th Fleet (FCC/C10F), gave a cyber lecture to U.S. Naval Academy (USNA) Midshipmen, Oct. 16. The lecture, hosted in Alumni Hall by the USNA Center for Cyber Security studies and
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NSA Annapolis Holds Change of Command

Story by PO2 Chidi Amadi on 08/01/2018 Capt. Homer Denius, relieved Capt. Vince Baker as commanding officer of NSA Annapolis. Rear Adm. Charles Rock, commander, Navy Region Mid-Atlantic, served as guest speaker, congratulated Baker on his performance as commanding officer and welcomed Denius to the Naval District Washington family. "Capt.
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