U.S. Naval Cryptologic Veterans Association

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US NCVA Citations

These are citations presented to members of the U.S. Naval Cryptologic Veterans Association awarded the Distinguished Service Award.

Force Master Chief Anderson
(292 Downloads)

“For distinguished service and conspicuous dedication to the Naval Cryptologic Veterans Association (NCVA), during the period 20 September 1997 to the present, as a former NCVA Executive Director and a Volunteer at the Cryptologic Command Display in Pensacola, Florida.”

04-13-2016 Download ( pdf, 139.33 KB )
Master Chief Cryptologic Technician Roberts
(332 Downloads)

“For distinguished service and conspicuous dedication as an elected officer and leading volunteer in the Naval Cryptologic Veterans Association during the period 1997 – 2014. Steve Roberts filled many key elected, appointed, and volunteer positions during contiguous portions of three decades, and he set an extraordinarily high standard of performance in each.”

04-13-2016 Download ( pdf, 137.25 KB )
Master Chief Cryptologic Technician Gustafson
(287 Downloads)

“For distinguished service and conspicuous dedication as an elected officer and leading volunteer in the Naval Cryptologic Veterans Association during the period 1997 – 2014. For contiguous portions of 3 decades, John “Gus” Gustafson has set an extraordinarily high standard for selfless volunteerism and leadership by example.”

04-13-2016 Download ( pdf, 101.12 KB )
Master Chief Cryptologic Techniciam Browne
(199 Downloads)

“For distinguished service and conspicuous dedication to the Naval Cryptologic Veterans Association (NCVA) for many years, first as the Assistant Editor and most recently as the Producer of the Association’s flagship publication CRYPTOLOG.”

07-27-2016 Download ( pdf, 144.07 KB )
Senior Chief Cryptologic Technician Glockner
(210 Downloads)

“For distinguished service and conspicuous dedication to the Naval Cryptologic Veterans Association (NCVA) not JUST as a member, but as the owner and creator of his NAVYCTHISTORY web pages—where countless thousands of entries by current and former naval cryptologic technicians and officers as well as historical information and photographs of our previous duty stations reside.”

07-27-2016 Download ( pdf, 143.11 KB )
CWO3 Rude
(207 Downloads)

“For distinguished service and conspicuous dedication to the Naval Cryptologic Veterans Association (NCVA) for over twenty years as the Association’s first Webmaster and Listmaster bringing the NCVA into the modern era of electronic communications.”

07-27-2016 Download ( pdf, 141.42 KB )
Rob Rude: Frank A. Gunther Award
(219 Downloads)

The Board of Directors of the Radio Club of America have selected Rob Rude, K0RAR, as the 2016 recipient of the Frank A. Gunther Award.

08-31-2016 Download ( pdf, 46.01 KB )
2017 Award for Cryptologic Support Excellence
(84 Downloads)

CTMC (IW/SS) Matthew L. Brindley, USN

“On behalf of the nearly 3000 members of the Naval Cryptologic Veterans Association (NCVA), it is a sincere honor and pleasure to present you with this award as the Navy winner of the 2017 Award for Cryptologic Support Excellence (ACSE).”

06-07-2017 Download ( pdf, 249.49 KB )
2017 Captain Joseph J. Rochefort Information Warfare (IW) Officer Distinguished Leadership Award
(108 Downloads)

CWO4 Kevin J. Schneider, USN

“On behalf of the nearly 3000 members of the Naval Cryptologic Veterans Association (NCVA), it is indeed an honor and a sincere pleasure to present you with this award as the 2017 winner of the Captain Joseph J. Rochefort Information Warfare (IW) Officer Distinguished Leadership Award.”

06-07-2017 Download ( pdf, 249.13 KB )
2017 On-The-Roof Gang (OTRG) USMC Cryptologist of the Year
(94 Downloads)

MGySgt John G. Tiffany, USMC

“On behalf of the nearly 3000 members of the Naval Cryptologic Veterans Association (NCVA), it is a sincere honor and pleasure to present you with this award as the Marine Corps winner of the On-The-Roof Gang (OTRG) Cryptologist of the Year competition for 2017.”

06-07-2017 Download ( pdf, 249.9 KB )
2017 On-The-Roof Gang (OTRG) USN Cryptologist of the Year
(97 Downloads)

CTRCS (IW/SW) Brandi L. Williams, USN

“On behalf of the nearly 3000 members of the Naval Cryptologic Veterans Association (NCVA), it is a sincere honor and pleasure to present you with this award as the Navy winner of the OTRG Cryptologist of the Year competition for 2017.”

06-07-2017 Download ( pdf, 248.94 KB )
Chief Cryptologic Technician (Collection) William T. Craig, Jr.
(83 Downloads)

“For distinguished service and conspicuous dedication to the Naval Cryptologic Veterans Association (NCVA) for many, many years not just as a member, but also as the primary photographer for our reunions—with many of his candid photos appearing in the reunion issues of our flagship magazine, the CRYPTOLOG.”

06-07-2017 Download ( pdf, 557.72 KB )
CWO3 David E. Fiehtner
(88 Downloads)

“For distinguished service and conspicuous dedication to the Naval Cryptologic Veterans Association (NCVA) for over many years, first as a member of the selection committee charged with presenting reunion location options to the membership for each reunion, and later as the designated Reunion Coordinator responsible for soliciting groups and venues as prospective hosts for our annual reunions.”

06-07-2017 Download ( pdf, 554.66 KB )
Chief Cryptologic Technician (Communications) Doyle Lee Mobley
(89 Downloads)

“For distinguished service and conspicuous dedication to the Naval Cryptologic Veterans Association (NCVA) not JUST as a member, but as the Master-at-Arms for our Hospitality Suites at many, many reunions.”

06-07-2017 Download ( pdf, 557.46 KB )

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