The history of GCHQ's enduring relationship with the Military
Feature - Nov 2014
2014 marks 100 years since the start of World War One, and also the centenary of the birth of British Signals Intelligence. This was no coincidence; the need to keep the Military one step ahead was a key driver behind the development of Signals Intelligence.
Over the decades, communications methods have continually evolved, but one fact has remained constant - wherever the Military deploys, Signals Intelligence can be crucial to keeping our forces safe.
Throughout November, we will be commemorating our enduring relationship with the Military.
In recent years, many GCHQ staff have deployed to serve overseas alongside the Military, being there to ensure vital intelligence gets through to keep forces safe.
Today we are sharing Kenny's memories of the challenge of being military but deploying to Afghanistan with GCHQ.
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