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Tech History Fan and Photographer Jason Bowling shares a review of his October 2019 visit to the National Cryptologic Museum on his blog "Short Circuits and Infinite Loops" - complete with great photos!

Great news! One of our recent program speakers - "Code Girls" author Liza Mundy - has been selected as the NSA/CSS Scholar in Residence for 2020. Ms. Mundy joins the ranks of prior scholars such as Dr. David Kahn. Congratulations Ms. Mundy!

The secret GCHQ base at Scarborough played a key role in the Cuban Missile Crisis - as revealed in a recently declassified report.

Cryptologic greats Frank B. Rowlett and Gene Grabeel were honored in 2019 at the unveiling of a highway marker to be placed in their native Lee County, Virginia.

Everyone at the NCMF thanks Orville Lewis for his dedicated service to the NCMF & wishes him well in Florida!

The National Cryptologic Museum Foundation’s Cyber Center for Education and Innovation Announces Agreement with University of Maryland Global Campus and NSA’s National Cryptologic School to Increase Cyber Security Education for all Ages ~ September 2019

Check out this interesting piece about ancient cryptography via Atlas Obscura.

A perfect monograph for all the ENIGMA buffs in the crowd.....

Learn about a traveling exhibition dedicated to the Poles who broke Enigma, A building that looks like an Enigma!

In the Spring 2019, CMSgt Al Gray was honored as an NCMF Benefactor for his contributions and support of the planned new National Cryptologic Museum.

Scouts at the 2019 World Jamboree are exploring the world of Cyber at the CCEI's interactive booth. From virtually visiting the NCM via the "Friedman" robot to solving puzzles in the Cyber Escape Room - the booth has been a big hit!

NCMF BoD member Elonka Dunin has been trying to crack the Kryptos Sculpture code for years. This special CNN video talks about Jim Sanborn's famous coded sculpture at the CIA and the people, such as Elonka Dunin, who are committed to solving it.

The Bank of England's new 50-pound note will honor the mathematician and codebreaker who helped lay the foundation for computer science.

Thinkers and problem solvers are wanted for Series 2 of JHU-APL's CREATE Challenge. Check it out and Join today!

In May 2019, a special contingent of NSA and NCMF representatives visited 2018 Hall of Honor Inductee Dick Bernard in his home state to present him with his plaque and other items of gratitude for his invaluable contributions. Thank you to NSA for sharing photos of this special event.

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