Master Chief Cryptologic Technician Collection Matt Bouchard recently was named as the 2012 recipient of the “On-the-Roof Gang” (OTRG) Award by Fleet Cyber Command, Naval Air Facility, Misawa, Japan.

The award, which is named after the original Navy cryptologists who trained in a specially constructed block house on the roof of the old Navy Department building in Washington, D.C., is given to a sailor and Marine who best exemplify sustained superior performance and significant contributions to naval cryptology, according to a news release.

Bouchard, who originally hails from Fairfield, currently serves on board Navy Information Operations Command Misawa, which is located on board Naval Air Facility Misawa in northern Japan.

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