Naval Information Forces Story Archive

IP Afloat Program Puts IPs on CGs, DDGs & LSDs  (14 May 2018)
Information Professional (IP) restricted line officers are going to sea as Communications Officers (COMMO) on combatants - destroyers (DDG), cruisers (CG), and amphibious dock landing (LSD) ships - in a program called the Afloat Network Security Initiative (ANSI).
NOAA Officer Takes Turn as Navy Oceanographer  (14 May 2018)
LT Laura Dwyer looks like any other young Navy oceanography officer working with the Naval Oceanography Mine Warfare Center (NAVOCEANMIWCEN) operating unmanned vehicles and analyzing sonar bottom data to help find mines.
Navy Vice Admiral Gives Commencement Speech for Mercyhurst University  (22 May 2018)
Vice Adm. Matthew J. Kohler, commander, Naval Information Forces, served as a guest speaker and received an honorary Doctor of Laws degree from Mercyhurst University during a commencement ceremony at the Erie Insurance Arena in Erie, Pennsylvania, May 13.
BOAT: Entry Point for New Oceanography Officers  (11 July 2018)
Basic Officer Accession Training (BOAT) has been turning Navy officers into Naval Oceanography Officers for 26 years.
Naval Oceanography Using RIMPAC '18 to Take Next Step in ASW  (3 August 2018)
The Naval Meteorology and Oceanography Command (NMOC) is using its participation in Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) exercise this year to rethink the way it executes Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) support and to employ innovation of new technology. RIMPAC is the world's largest maritime exercise.
Naval Information Forces Hosts US Naval Academy Midshipmen  (7 August 2018)
Naval Information Forces (NAVIFOR) hosted U.S. Naval Academy midshipmen for a third and final opportunity of their Information Warfare (IW) Summer Cruise in Suffolk, Virginia, Aug. 1.
Naval Meteorology and Oceanography Professional Development Center Becomes Naval Information Warfare Training Group Gulfport  (14 August 2018)
Naval Information Warfare Training Group Gulfport (IWTG Gulfport) leadership has announced the command's transition from Naval Meteorology and Oceanography Professional Development Center (NMOPDC) to IWTG Gulfport
Naval Information Forces, Local Commands Celebrate Navy's 243rd Birthday  (11 October 2018)
Naval Information Forces (NAVIFOR) Sailors, Department of the Navy (DoN) civilians, Joint Staff, Naval Network Warfare Command (NNWC), U.S. Fleet Cyber Command/U.S. 10th Fleet South (FCC) and Navy Cyber Defense Operations Command (NCDOC) celebrated the Navy's 243rd birthday.
NCTAMS LANT DEFY Program Receives Two Awards  (29 October 2018)
Naval Computer and Telecommunications Area Master Station Atlantic's (NCTAMS LANT) Drug Education For Youth (DEFY) won the 28th annual Secretary of Defense Community Drug Awareness Award and the 2018 Secretary of Defense Fulcrum Shield Award at the Hall of Heroes in the Pentagon.

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