Taps: CDR Edgar K. Lofton, USN (Ret.)

22 January 2016. CDR EDGAR K. LOFTON, USN (Ret.) of natural causes. “Todd” was born on October 24, 1927 in Detroit, Michigan, son of the late Edgar Keenan and Mary (Pickrel) Lofton. Todd grew up in Lake Bluff, IL and…

Taps: CDR William C. “Bill” Johnson, Jr., USNR (Ret.)

09 November, 2015. CDR William C. “Bill” Johnson, Jr., USNR-Ret., 85, of Daytona Beach passed peacefully at home surrounded by family. He had been a NIP member since 1994. A native of Providence, R.I., Bill was born March 25, 1930.…

Ann Caracristi

(Obituary in the Washington Post) Ann Caracristi, who became one of the highest ranking and most honored women at the code breaking National Security Agency after a career extending from World War II through much of the Cold War, died…

SAVE THE DATE: NIP 2016 SPRING RED TIE LUNCHEON

APRIL 29, 2016 ARMY NAVY COUNTRY CLUB, ARLINGTON, VA The Naval Intelligence Professionals 2016 Spring Red Tie Luncheon will be held on April 29, 2016, once again at the Army Navy Country Club (ANCC) in Arlington, VA. Event agenda and…

Message from VADM Branch, DCNO N2/N6

Sent: Friday, January 08, 2016 11:16 AM Subject: Information Warfare Information Warfare Community Leaders, CNO cemented his commanders intent this week through the publication of his “Design for Maintaining Maritime Superiority.” On Wednesday, during his All-Hands Call with N2N6 the…

Commander Roger Patrick, US Navy (Ret)

It is with deep regret that we must announce the death of Commander Roger Patrick US Navy (Ret) who passed away during the evening of 2 January 2016 at his home in Rocklin, California. CDR Patrick served as a Navy…

Carter: China Isolating Itself in Pacific

By Aaron Mehta 4:02 p.m. EDT May 27, 2015 JOINT BASE PEARL HARBOR, Honolulu – US Defense Secretary Ash Carter warned China Wednesday that attempts to expand its influence in the South China Sea will ultimately lead to isolation for…

Why Are Chinese and Russian Ships Prowling the Mediterranean?

There are good, simple reasons for the joint naval exercises in the waters off Europe. But Moscow and Beijing also ain’t above a little swagger. BY JIM HOLMES MAY 15, 2015 On May 11, nine ships from the Russian Navy…

Celebration of Life Service for CAPT Lou Martinez, USN-Ret.

NIPMates, the following information is passed to ensure the broadest dissemination of information on the Celebration of Life for Captain Lou Martinez, USN-RET. Lou passed this last Sunday, 22 March 2015 at his home. There will be a celebration of…

Stand Up of Navy Information Dominance Forces Command (NAVIDFOR)

SUFFOLK, Va. – Navy Information Dominance Forces (NAVIDFOR) Command will hold an establishment ceremony this Wednesday, Jan. 28, starting at 9 a.m. in the Information Dominance Corps’ Heroes Auditorium at 112 Lake View Parkway aboard the DOD Complex in Suffolk, Virginia. The ceremony commemorates…

RADM(Ret.) Sam Cox to lead Naval History and Heritage Command

WASHINGTON (NNS) — Rear Adm. (Ret.) Samuel Cox recently assumed responsibilities as the new director of the Naval History and Heritage Command (NHHC). As the director of Naval History and curator of the U.S. Navy, Cox now has oversight of…

Taps: CAPT Larry Dean Silvey, USN, Ret.

20 January, 2015. CAPT Larry Dean Silvey, USN, Ret.  Born on February 24, 1946 to Lawrence and Yvonne Silvey in Amarillo, TX. After graduating from West Texas State University in 1968, he was commissioned an Ensign in the U.S. Navy. Larry retired from the…

Probe of silencers leads to web of Pentagon secrets

Probe of silencers leads to web of Pentagon secrets The Washington Post © JASON REED/Newscom/Reuters The mysterious workings of a Pentagon office that oversees clandestine operations are unraveling in federal court, where a criminal investigation has exposed a secret weapons…

TAPS – Captain August Von Borne Millard

27 September 2014. Captain August von Born Millard, USN-Ret., of Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma, after about a month’s illness. As long-time NIP/NiF stalwart Sid Wood recalls, “Von was a 1630 officer who served under Capt Dean Cullison and with me on the…

Passing of Former Deputy Director of Naval Intelligence Denny Harman

On Monday, July 21, 2014, Dennis P. Harman passed away at his home in Ashland, Virginia. He is survived by his loving wife, Suzanne, and three children: Gregory (and Laura) Harman, Julie (and Roy) O’Hanley, and Dennis (and Liz) Schleider…