Catch up on NCMF/CCEI news, upcoming events, and more.
Catch up on NCMF/CCEI news, upcoming events, and more.
Dear Friend ~ Welcome to the latest issue of the NCMF Web Link e-newsletter.
In this issue you will find information about Black History Month, NCMF Advocacy Day 2020, Message from NCMF President & CEO, Crypto Cup 2020, "NSOC at 50" Project, and more. An upcoming events list can always be located at the end of our e-mails. Or visit our online Event Calendar
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Celebrating Black History Month
Black History
As we recognize Black History Month, we invite you to visit our African Americans in Cryptology page featuring relevant articles and items of interest. In particular, we recommend revisiting the NBC videos featuring Mr. James Pryde, a Tuskegee Airman and an "Invisible Cryptologist." We also hope you will consider attending the NCM Lecture "Invisible Cryptologists" - held at the Museum on 28 February from 11 am to 2 pm.
NCMF's Advocacy Day - February 12th
Raising Awareness with Maryland Legislators
about the CCEI-NCM

New Museum Project Manager Larry Castro, President & CEO, Laura Nelson, and Delegate Mark Chang (D), District 32, Anne Arundel County (Chair, House Capital Budget Subcommittee)
New Museum Project Manager Larry Castro, President & CEO, Laura Nelson, and Delegate Mark Chang (D), District 32, Anne Arundel County (Chair, House Capital Budget Subcommittee)
On 12 February, over 70 Maryland state legislators (or their staff) attended an NCMF-sponsored reception to garner support for the Foundation's request for a $500K bond bill to support construction of the Cyber Center for Education and Innovation (CCEI) - Home of the National Cryptologic Museum (NCM). NCMF staff presented information to educate delegates and senators about the project. READ MORE & SEE PHOTOS.
Laura Nelson Reflects on her First Year as 
NCMF President & CEO
Message from Laura Nelson
NCMF President and CEO Laura Nelson
It is hard to believe I have been with the National Cryptologic Museum Foundation for over a year. Time passes quickly, especially while tackling many changes and planning for the challenges that lie ahead.
When I was approached about becoming the NCMF’s first Chief Executive Officer, I didn’t yet have a clear picture of what I was signing up for. As a 37-year veteran of NSA, I knew about the National Cryptologic Museum and embraced capturing the history of the critical work done at the Agency over many decades.... READ MORE
Winter 2020 Cryptologic Program Review
Thank You to all who attended the NCMF Winter Cryptologic Program featuring Ms. Jonna Mendez. We hope you enjoyed her presentation, filled with fascinating stories from her CIA career. If you missed it, visit our Recap Page to learn more. Stay tuned for info about our next program. We hope to see you there!
19th Annual Eagle Alliance Hosted
Crypto Cup Golf Tournament
*** Thursday, 11 June 2020 ***


We know golf lovers are anxious for the return of nice weather. Make sure to SAVE THE DATE of 11 JUNE for the 2020 Crypto Cup - an annual fundraiser benefiting the NCMF, hosted by our friends at Eagle Alliance. Join us for fun, competition, prizes, and more. CLICK TO LEARN MORE.

CCH Seeking Input for NSOC 50th

NSOC will celebrate its 50th anniversary in 2022. To commemorate this milestone, the Center for Cryptologic History (CCH) is working on a substantive history of the organization - to include conducting interviews and seeking input from former employees - perhaps like YOU? READ MORE.
  • U.S. to Return Alan Turing's Recovered Personal Items - MORE.
  • Call to Name U.S. Navy Destroyer after Shannon Kent - MORE.
  • Edgefield County (SC) Makes Strides with Veteran's Memorial - MORE.
  • Using Spies to Win the American Revolution - MORE.
  • 28 FEB 2020 - NCM Lecture Series: The Invisible Cryptologists. MORE.
  • 28 FEB 2020 - AFIO National's Speakers Luncheon Program. MORE.
  • 5 MAR 2020 - AFCEA MD Luncheon: Speaker Mr. Chris Inglis. MORE.
  • 7 MAR 2020 - K9 Demo to Honor National K9 Veterans Day. MORE.
  • 14 MAR 2020 - Pi Day at the Museum. MORE.
  • 19 MAR 2020 - NCM Lecture Series: Queens of Code. MORE.
  • 25 MAR 2020 - NCM Lecture Series: Women in Cryptology. MORE.
  • 28 MAR 2020 - Girl Scout Day at the NCM. MORE.
  • 3-5 APR 2020 - Shreveport/Bossier City USAFSS/ESC Reunion. MORE.
  • *** 11 JUNE 2020 ***- 19th Annual Crypto Cup Golf Tournament. MORE.
    **** Please visit this link for more military reunion info.
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