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.
IW Leadership Programs Training Community's Next Generation of Civilian Leaders   (4 December 2018)
Naval Information Warfare commands have instituted civilian leadership programs to provide future civilian leadership.
Naval Information Forces (NAVIFOR) announced the Sea, Shore and Reserve Senior Sailors of the Year (SOY) during an awards ceremony   (7 February 2019)
Naval Information Forces (NAVIFOR) announced the Sea, Shore and Reserve Senior Sailors of the Year (SOY) during an awards ceremony at their annual Information Warfare (IW) Commanders Summit in Suffolk, Virginia, Jan. 30.
NAVIFOR Participates in WEST 2019  (15 February 2019)
Vice Adm. Brian B. Brown, commander, Naval Information Forces (NAVIFOR), discussed the importance and formation of the Information Warfare Enterprise (IWE), Feb. 13 at the WEST 2019, San Diego Convention Center.
Puerto Rican Native Visits the Enchanted Island as Part of Navy Week  (15 April 2019)
Capt. Miguel Cubano, commanding officer, Naval Health Clinic Corpus Christi, Texas, it seemed as if his entire career led him to the point of being the senior officer for Puerto Rico Navy Week April 8-13.
NAVIFOR Holds Vietnam War Veterans Recognition Day Event  (15 April 2019)
Sailors and civilians at Naval Information Forces (NAVIFOR) held a Vietnam War Veterans Recognition Day event, March 29.
NAVIFOR Force Master Chief Attends Fleet Week Port Everglades  (9 May 2019)
Naval Information Forces (NAVIFOR) Force Master Chief David Carter participated in the 29th annual Fleet Week Port Everglades, April 29 - May 6.

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