Also available is JANAP , which contains ship and other joint armed forces voice call signs. Although the publication is always kept up to date, normally it is. The Call Signs included in the Destroyer Archive were taken from the printing of publication JANAP (F) Section 6A. Included in the report were Voice. either JANAP or Allied Communications Pub (ACP) (3) Exotic words, expressions, or well-known commercial trademarks. (4) Express a degree of.
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We made frequent announcements over the loudspeaker about the specific event that was going on.
A nickname is a combination of two separate unclassified words, assigned an unclassified meaning that is employed for unclassified, administrative, morale or public information purposes. This is due to the limited number of words in the English language that are suitable for voice calls.
The voice call Hellcat proved immensely popular. At the end of my first year, she stood number two, and at the end of the second, number one. Nicknames should not be confused with code words. I saved my rate by joining the Reserve and attending drill night sessions.
My third command was USS Dewey, the first guided-missile frigate. Activities with permanent first words must designate a single POC for each first word assignment. A nickname is not designed to achieve a security objective a compilation of nicknames and representative meanings must also be unclassified.
Zumwalt was commanding officer of the Isbell from July — July My first command, the destroyer Tills, was not completely conclusive because it lasted only ten months. Naval Forces Europe; Commander, U.
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The last three weeks or so were spent standing four hour radio watches in a special booth made just for that purpose. The people there remembered my name from the Isbell episode and, evidently wanting no further intervention in their affairs from their admirals, gave me the book and let me pick the sign I wanted from among those not then in use. I graduated as a Seaman First class radioman striker.
The second word is used in combination with the permanently assigned first word to identify a specific nickname or exercise term. In such cases, a Roman numeral suffix will be added to the original word combination to indicate reactivation of the nickname or exercise term.
I should imagine that something so simple as a request for a change in voice radio call would not normally come to your attention. Nicknames and exercise terms must not contain words that are in the categories listed subparagraphs 7d l through 7d 8.
Electronic only, janxp Department of the Navy Issuances Web site http: Requests for first word assignments will be made jansp writing by the initiating activity see subparagraph 8a to OPNAV N31 hanap, who will ensure its validity in conjunction with the Office of Naval Intelligence ONI nickname administrator. Criteria for Selecting First and Second Words. Reference a establishes standard administrative policy for the assignment and management of code words, nicknames, and exercise terms.
Send an initial e-mail to OPNAV N31 to verify availability of proposed nickname or exercise term, followed by the written request. On 3 March the following message arrived at the ship:. The sea tour that convinced me once and for all of the effectiveness of a trusting rather than a suspicious style of leadership was my second command, jajap old World War II destroyer Arnold J.
Neither the first nor second word of a nickname may be a code word or be close in spelling or pronunciation to one. Inquiries concerning the classified meaning of a nickname or exercise term should be sent to the office jsnap unit responsible for the program, project, or exercise involved.
The limitation of the number of words available has dictated the current joint practice of assigning voice call signs at random and without consideration of the actual word meanings. The impact on morale was remarkable.
Isbell, from to What I tried hardest to do was insure that every officer and man on the ship not only knew what we were about, not only why we were doing each tactical evolution, however onerous, but also managed to understand enough about how it all fitted together that he could begin to experience some of the fun and challenge that those of us in the top slots were having.
The remainder was learning the contents of the two mentioned publications and extra hours of typing.
Chief of Naval Operations Subj: We published written notes in the plan of the day that would give the crew some of the color or human interest of what the ship was doing. Voice call signs are invented and assigned by civil servants in a remote recess of the Pentagon who, one sometimes suspects, view their work with a certain amount of irony if not downright malice.
Major users are permanently assigned janal words in enclosure 1 to avoid duplication.
Our techniques were not unusual. Provide the nickname and exercise term, unclassified description, organization code, and a POC with phone number.
Our class began with 28 students and ended with An exercise term is a combination of two words that are selected using the same criteria as a nickname.