Those who are veterans of this service still protect its deepest secrets, but they hope the importance of their work will eventually be revealed and recognized. The U.S. Naval Cryptologic Veterans Association website is a first step in that direction.
From that site, a parable covering the growth and development of the Navy communications and cryptology functions over the first few decades of it's existence:
Sample:And They Shall Be Called CTs
Published on 12 April 2016
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If you wonder how Cryptologic Technicians—or, formerly Communications Technicians—came to be called CTs, here is the answer to that Ponderous Thought in only Five Acts! Discover all about Crummy Places, the Cover Story, the birth of Naval Tradition, and The Fall.
WullenWaffen refers to large circles of antennae and wires used for 360 direction finding.