TAPS

Jan 18, 2024

NIP Executive Director Terry Wilton Passes Away

It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of our dear friend and shipmate, retired Lieutenant Commander Terry Wilton, 68, on 15 January 2024 in Columbia, Maryland.
Jan 02, 2024

TAPS: Stuart Schippereit Passes Away at Age 74

Stuart Jonathan Thad Shippereit of Savannah, Georgia passed away Monday 24 April 2023 at his home with family by his side. He was a NIP member from 1993 to 2015.
Nov 22, 2023

TAPS: Paul Lowell Passes Away

It is with heavy hearts that we announce the sudden passing of fellow NIP member, Paul Lowell, on 19 November 2023. He was 77 years old.
Oct 18, 2023

Interment for CDR Ona Solberg Scheduled for 9 November

The Interment of retired Commander Ona C. Solberg, who passed away on 1 March 2022, will take place at on 9 November 2023 at 11:00 a.m. at Arlington National Cemetery.  Attendees are asked to arrive 45 minutes in advance.  

Oct 12, 2023

TAPS: CDR (Ret) Douglas M. Hackett Passes Away at Age 83

Douglas M. Hackett, 83, died Friday, 6 October 2023 from COVID at Suburban Hospital in Bethesda, MD. Mr. Hackett was a retired Commander in the U.S. Navy, having served in Naval Intelligence for most of his career.
Aug 30, 2023

TAPS: LCDR (Ret) Haski Beher Passes Away Suddenly at Age 59

It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Haski Beher on 15 August 2023. A dedicated individual with an unwavering commitment to service and family, Haski left an indelible mark on those who had the privilege of knowing him. He was 59 years old.
Jul 31, 2023

TAPS: CAPT Kyle "Topper" Leese passes away on 19 July 2023

Captain Kyle "Topper"Lawrence Leese, passed away at the age of 51 on 19 July 2023 after a brief illness. At the time of his passing, he had served as an intelligence officer for nearly three decades.

May 02, 2023

TAPS: Intelligence Community Saddened by Sudden Passing of LtGen (Ret) Vince Stewart

Lieutenant General (ret) Vincent Stewart passed away suddenly on 28 April 2023 at the age of 64.
Apr 03, 2023

TAPS: Captain (Ret) Richard R. McDonald Passes Away at Age 92

Richard Reese McDonald—"Dick" to his many friends and "Richard" to his beloved wife of 53 years, Millie—passed away on 11 March 2023 at age 92. He served over 30 years in the U.S. Navy as an intelligence officer. 
Nov 15, 2022

TAPS: CAPT (Ret) Thomas Whittles Passes Away Unexpectedly

CAPT (Ret) Tom Whittles - a Naval Intelligence legend - passed away on 10 November in Cape Canaveral, Florida.
Oct 05, 2022

TAPS: RADM (Ret) Don Harvey, Dean of the Naval Intelligence Community, Passes Away at Age 98

RADM (ret) Don Harvey, the Dean of the 163X/183X community (the retired 163X/183X Flag officer with earliest date of rank as a 163X/183X) passed away 25 September 2022 in Sarasota, Florida.

Sep 12, 2022

TAPS: CAPT (Ret) Stew Holbrook Passes Away 8 September at Age 59

Following a long battle, CAPT (ret) Stew Holbrook departed these shores on 8 September 2022. A beloved member of the Naval Intelligence community, he served as U.S. Naval Attaché to Australia, ship’s intelligence officer for the USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) and numerous other operational and staff assignments.