In May 2013, a worker at this facility, Edward Snowden, took many classified documents and provided them to the press, revealing the existence of a number of top secret NSA mass surveillance programs.
^Greenberg, Andy (2013-12-16). "An NSA Coworker Remembers The Real Edward Snowden: 'A Genius Among Geniuses'". Forbes. Retrieved 2017-09-25. Snowden wore it regularly to stay warm in the air-conditioned underground NSA Hawaii Kunia facility known as 'the tunnel.'