Naval Intelligence Awards Program
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. Any Navy, Marine Corps, or Coast Guard officer, O-4 through O-6, serving in an intelligence billet is eligible to receive the award, which was established in 2000. An awards committee composed of NIP and NLUS members selects the winner winner who is awarded a certificate of recognition, a commemorative wall plaque, an engraved "spy" telescope, an engraved watch, and a 1-year membership in Navy Intelligence Professionals.

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Awardees

2017
CDR Jeffrey P. Buschmann, USN

2016
LCDR Andrew Hamilton, USN

2015
CDR Peter M. Koprowski, USN

2014
CDR Albert Angel, USN

2013
No winner

2012
LCDR Stephany Moore, USN

2011
CDR Michael N. Oluvic, USN

2010
CAPT Carl Inman, USN

2009
LCDR Jason H. Davis, USN

2008
LCDR George M. Lowe, USN

2007
CDR Robert D. Sharp, USN

2006
COL Robert K. Beauchamp, USMC

2005
LCDR Jason L. Ansley, USN

2004
CDR Eric A. Taylor, USN

2003
LCDR D. Mark Houff, USN

2002
CAPT Thomas Bortmes, USN

2001
CDR Samuel J. Cox, USN