NSA/CSS 60th Anniversary Timeline - 1950s
- 1952 - LTG Canine
NSA's first Director established a strong foundation for the fledging organization.
- 1952 - VENONA
The VENONA project exposed a massive Soviet espionage effort that threatened national security.
- 1957 - The Move to Ft. Meade
One reason the site was selected was because it was deemed far enough away from the capital in case of a nuclear strike.
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