News, Updates, & National Volunteer Week!
News, Updates, & National Volunteer Week!
Volunteer with the NCMF
Dear Friend ~ Welcome to the latest issue of the NCMF Web Link e-newsletter.
We hope you and your loved ones are continuing to stay safe & healthy. Although we are each impacted by the pandemic, our thoughts and prayers are especially with everyone who has lost someone, as well as those battling the illness. We also thank and salute all the courageous and dedicated medical workers and other essential personnel who are working to save lives and keep our country going during this crisis. 
In this email, we have news & updates, and we recognize our dedicated and invaluable volunteers as it is National Volunteer Week. We also have an invitation for YOU to host a cyber chat for students. Plus more!
***** The NCMF 2020 Summer Program featuring Seth Jones, previously scheduled for 17 June has been postponed. Please stay tuned for updates about this program and for news about potential shorter, virtual programs we may host until we can resume our regular format.
***** The 2020 Crypto Cup Golf Tournament hosted by Eagle Alliance has been rescheduled to 24 September 2020. Get details.
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Celebrating National Volunteer Month!
NCMF Volunteer Collage
To our are an essential resource to the work of the NCMF. We value your efforts and appreciate all that you do. Thank you for making a difference.

Our dedicated volunteers give generously of their time and talents to support the mission of the National Cryptologic Museum Foundation. These exceptional individuals offer their services in areas such as Programs, Outreach, Finances, Membership, & more. We hope you will take a few minutes to read about the contributions of our current volunteers and learn why this mission is important to them. CLICK TO MEET OUR VOLUNTEERS.
If YOU are interested in volunteering with the NCMF, we invite you to join us and share in our mission. Learn about the AVAILABLE OPPORTUNITIES for volunteering with the NCMF. We understand this is an especially difficult time for our country, with volunteers needed to fill critical roles.  But in the future, we would love to have you on our team!
Host a Virtual Cybersecurity Chat
With so many more people working from home and learning in virtual classrooms, this is an especially important time to raise awareness among students about the world of cyber and its exciting and vitally needed career opportunities.
The Cyber Center for Education and Innovation (CCEI) invites you to join us in providing cyber education to K-12 students across the country. Via our Nepris online classroom, we can reach thousands of students and inspire them to learn more about cyber careers. You can share about your cyber career or expertise via a 30 minute Cybersecurity Chat. All you need is a computer with a camera! Click below to learn more and sign up today.
NCMF Welcomes Mike McConnell to the BoD
Welcome to Mike McConnell
Vice Adm. J. Michael (Mike) McConnell, USN (Ret)
The NCMF is pleased to announce the addition of former NSA director - Vice Adm. J. Michael (Mike) McConnell, USN (Ret) to the Foundation's Board of Directors as of 1 April 2020. Mike was recently appointed as the Executive Director of Cyber Florida, a Founder level supporter of the Cyber Center for Education & Innovation and Home of the National Cryptologic Museum (CCEI-NCM). Please take a moment to read our press release and learn more about Mike's impressive career and accomplishments. We look forward to an exciting future of working together. WELCOME MIKE! 
NCMF Presentation at March 2020 AFCEA Program
At the March 2020 AFCEA Central Maryland Chapter Luncheon, Chris Inglis, U.S. Naval Academy’s Looker Distinguished Chair for Cyber Studies & NCMF Board Member and Laura Nelson, NCMF President & CEO, were featured speakers. Read a full summary of the event and see photos via our website.
Crypto Cup Rescheduled - 9/24/2020
Register & Purchase Sponsorships Online

The 2020 Crypto Cup has been rescheduled for
The Crypto Cup is an important annual fundraiser benefiting the NCMF, hosted by Eagle Alliance. Sponsorships are still available, but are limited. Tickets and sponsorships can be purchased online. LEARN MORE.
A Dose of Hope & Inspiration from
Youth Poet Laureate Amanda Gorman
Amanda Gorman Inspiration during Pandemic
Ms. Amanda Gorman, Youth Poet Laureate

Offering Words of Hope During a Pandemic

Although this is not cryptology-related, we are all dealing with very stressful and uncertain times as we continue a global battle with COVID-19. In case you missed it (or just want to watch it again!) - CBS This Morning recently featured an impressive performance by Youth Poet Laureate Amanda Gorman. We hope you will take a moment to hear her words of hope and inspiration, The Miracle of Morning.
  • MUSEUM remains closed due to the pandemic until further notice.
  • 17 JUNE 2020- NCMF Summer Cryptologic Program - POSTPONED. Stay Tuned.
  • 24 SEPT 2020 - 19th Annual Crypto Cup Golf Tournament. MORE.
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