Naval Intelligence Awards Program

The Naval Intelligence Awards program recognizes Active and Reserve Component naval intelligence officers, intelligence specialists, and civilian intelligence professionals in various categories for outstanding performance.

Award Guidance

Office of Naval Intelligence Civilian Leadership Award  Mr. Kenneth Evans
Office of Naval Intelligence Civilian Leadership Award Mr. Kenneth Evans (standing between RADM Aeschbach and Mr. Andrew Richardson)
ONI Award Winner - IS1 Albright
NIP Capital Chapter ONI Junior Sailor of the Year (Sea): IS2(IW) Aaron Albright, USN
ONI Award Winner IS1 Long
NIP Capital Chapter ONI Junior Sailor of the Year r (Shore): IS1(IW/AW) Samuel Long, USN
RADM Thomas A. Brooks Junior Officer of the Year

The award recognizes junior officers for their leadership, performance, special accomplishments, and overall contribution to command efficiency, morale and welfare.

Herman Dworkin for Maritime Analytic Excellence

The Herman Dworkin award is presented annually to the civilian or military analyst working maritime issues who exemplifies, through his/her work and attitude, Mr. Dworkin's traits of analytic expertise, strength of character, initiative, industriousness and exactitude.

Rear Admiral Edwin T. Layton Leadership

The Rear Admiral Edwin T. Layton Leadership Award recognizes outstanding leadership and mentorship in the furtherance of naval intelligence performance.

NIF Navy League for Exceptional Leadership

The Chief of Naval Operations Naval Intelligence Foundation (NIF) Navy League Award for Exceptional Leadership is presented annually to recognize leadership in providing excellence in operational intelligence support to the Fleet.

CDR Dan F. Shanower Intelligence Specialist of the Year

The award recognizes leadership, performance of duty, special accomplishments, and overall contribution to command efficiency, morale, and welfare of the command to which the individual is assigned.

VADM Rufus L. Taylor Award for Excellence in Intelligence Instruction

The award recognizes excellence in naval intelligence instruction and is given annually to one Navy or Marine Corps instructor, faculty, or staff at the Center for Information Warfare Unit Hampton Roads and the Center for Information Warfare Unit San Diego.

National Intelligence University Ann Caracristi

The National Defense Intelligence College (NDIC) Ann Caracristi award was established in 2002 to recognize postgraduate academic excellence in the field of intelligence at the NDIC.

ADM B.R.Inman Naval Post Graduate School

The Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) ADM B.R. Inman Award is presented annually to a U.S. Sea Service officer attending NPS in recognition of that student's outstanding contribution to the field of maritime intelligence.

ADM Ike Kidd Naval War College

The Naval War College ADM Ike Kidd Award was established in 1996 to recognize that in-residence student at the Naval War College whose professional essay is considered to have made the most significant contribution to maritime intelligence support within a joint force operational context.

ADM Robert L. J. Long

The US Naval Academy ADM Robert L. J. Long, USN Award was established in 1997 to recognize that graduating Midshipman who achieved the highest level of academic achievement in the USNA Honors Program.

RADM Donald M. Showers NIOBC

The recipients of this award are the Honor Graduates of each Naval Intelligence Officer Basic Course (NIOBC).

LCDR John G. Tilson Navy Reserve Intelligence Analyst of the Year

The award recognizes outstanding intelligence analysis performed during reserve drills, Annual Training (AT), Active Duty for Training (ADT), or Active Duty for Special Work (ADSW).

CAPT Sidney E. Wood ONI Junior Officer of the Year

The award is presented annually to that Junior Officer serving at the ONI who has served with distinction as demonstrated by leadership, performance, special accomplishments, and overall contribution to command efficiency, morale, and welfare.

Office of Naval Intelligence Civilian Leadership

The award recognizes civilian employees of ONI for their leadership, performance, special accomplishments, and overall contribution to command efficiency, morale and welfare.

NIP Capital Chapter ONI Sailors of the Year

The NIP Capitol Chapter, Office of Naval Intelligence (ONI) Sailors of the Year Award was established in 1995 to recognize exemplary performance, devotion to duty, professionalism, technical competence and leadership of sailors serving at ONI.

C School Outstanding Graduate

The award recognizes the Outstanding Graduate of each IS "C" School graduating class and all USN or USNR students attending IS "C" School are eligible for the award.