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1980: NSA Office of Policy mandated use of term "Service Cryptologic Element."

Sunday, January 2, 2022

2 January 1980: The NSA Office of Policy mandated the use of the term "Service Cryptologic Element."

SCEs = Components of the three US military services whose SIGINT activities are subordinate to DIRNSA/CHCSS. The SCEs are the US Army Intelligence and Security Command, the Naval Security Group, and the Air Force Air Intelligence Agency.

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