National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) Logo Collection: From HP Lovecraft to the Illuminati

Kudos to Animal New York for gathering the highly symbolic logos of the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO). Check out this one, for instance, for some heavy handed Illuminati symbolism:


There’s some Lovecraftian scariness too:


Check ’em all out at Animal New York.


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  • Kevin Leonard

    I understand that a future patch will feature Kim Kardshian’s ass orbiting earth, with Kanye riding it ala Slim Pickens in Dr. Strangelove.

    They are having a problem with the scale, though.

    • echar


    • kowalityjesus

      both of those people will be looked at by posterity as gags and punchlines to this era

  • Dingbert

    Have a few patches myself. NRO has a great/twisted sense of humor. This is the organization that used to open big meetings with The Police’s “Every Breath You Take.”

    “Every move you make
    Every vow you break
    Every smile you fake
    Every claim you stake
    I’ll be watching you . . .”

  • The Well Dressed Man

    Comment from Dr. Aquino on iconography?

  • Cortacespedes

    The patches will tell you intriguing things if you read them.

    The brilliance of rocket scientists! Reminded me of this story:

    The “bear” patch tells a story too.

  • jasonpaulhayes

    “Better the Devil you know”… that’s true and was the subject of a 9sense satanic podcast in regards to U.S. Military History titled “The Great Satan” (01 July, XLVII A.S.)

  • kowalityjesus

    how many perfunctory alphabet organizations are on the books and when is the last time any of them was given the boot? we need to clean house.