News

May 05, 2021

RADM Gene Price relieves RADM Kelly Aeschbach as COMONI on 3 May

Rear Admiral Price took over as COMONI from Rear Admiral Aeschbach in a change-of-command ceremony at the National Maritime Intelligence Center in Suitland, Maryland, with Vice Admiral Jeffrey Trussler (DNI/DCNO for N2/N6) as the presiding officer.

Apr 16, 2021

Rear Admiral Kelly Aeschbach to Get Third Star

Congratulations to Rear Admiral Kelly Aeschbach for her appointment to the grade of vice admiral and assignment as Commander, Naval Information Forces in Suffolk, Virginia! Well deserved, shipmate!!!

Mar 17, 2021

RADM Mike Vernazza Discusses Mission, Role and Status of NIWDC at February Virtual Speaker Event

Rear Admiral Mike Vernazza, Commander of Naval Information Warfighting Development Center, provided a comprehensive overview of the Naval Information Warfighting Development Center (NIWDC) during NIP’s Virtual Speaker event on 25 February 2021.

Mar 09, 2021

Guidelines for the 2021 Naval Institute’s Naval Intelligence Essay Contest are now available!

Submissions for this year’s contest are due by 31 July 2021. 


Jan 25, 2021

RDML Henderschedt Shares Unique Insights on U.S.-PRC Relations During January’s Virtual Speaker Series Event

Rear Admiral Thomas Henderschedt, Senior Defense Official/Defense Attaché Beijing, provided uniquely insightful comments on U.S.-PRC relations over the last fifteen years during 2021’s first monthly Virtual Speaker Series event on 21 January.

Dec 18, 2020

The Naval Intelligence Professionals RADM Shapiro Scholarship Program for Academic Year 2021-2022

The application window for the RADM Shapiro Scholarship Program for Academic Year 2021-2022 is OPEN. Due date for submissions is 15 April 2021.


Dec 01, 2020

Author Matt Zullo Discusses his Book Series, The U.S. Navy’s On-The-Roof-Gang, With Virtual NIP Audience

During NIP’s November Virtual Speaker Series event on 19 November 2020, retired Cryptologic Technician (Interpretive) Master Chief (Ret.) Matt Zullo treated his NIP audience to a fascinating inside look into the research behind his recently published...

Nov 06, 2020

Submissions for USNI’s Information Warfare Essay Contest are due by 30 November!

A total of $9000 in prize money will be awarded to top three entries.

Sep 17, 2020

NIP Chairman Announces Plan for 2020’s Annual General Membership Meeting

The meeting will take place virtually on 16 Oct 2020. The announcement also includes a request for members to vote for the new NIP officers and directors.

Sep 13, 2020

Annual Memorial Services at ONI and Arlington Honor the Eight CNO-IP Personnel Who Perished in 9/11 Attacks

Heartfelt memorial services took place at ONI in Suitland at 0900 and at 1200 at Arlington on 11 Sep 2020.

Aug 17, 2020

NIP’s July Virtual Speaker Event Features Instructive Perspective from Deputy Director of Naval Intelligence, Mr. Scott Bray

NIP hosted another successful virtual speaker event on Thursday, 23 July 2020, with guest speaker Mr. Scott W. Bray, Deputy Director of Naval Intelligence (N2N6I) and Director, Naval Intelligence Activity. Mr. Bray spoke first about his perspective as a senior leader returning to Naval Intelligence…


Jul 15, 2020

Catastrophic Fire on USS Bonhomme Richard is Significant Loss for the Navy, Impacts NIP Members

This note from our NIP Chairman explains more about this tragic incident, how it affects some of our NIP members, and what you can do to help.

Jul 09, 2020

Rear Admiral Henderschedt Named as Defense Attaché in Beijing

We are pleased to announce that recently promoted Rear Admiral Tom Henderschedt has been selected as the Defense Attaché in Beijing.

Jun 29, 2020

CMDCM Keith Hayden Selected as Next Command Master Chief for ONI

Rear Admiral Kelly Aeschbach, Commander of the Office of Naval Intelligence, recently announced the selection of CMDCM Hayden as the next Command Master Chief (CMDCM) of ONI.

Jun 09, 2020

Master Chief Laura Nunley Named DIA’s New Command Senior Enlisted Leader

ONI’s Command Master Chief Nunley is selected as the Defense Intelligence Agency’s next command senior enlisted leader.