Apr 19, 2021

CAPT (Ret) Marc Luoma passed away on 6 March at age 63

Capt. William Marcus (Marc) Luoma, U.S. Navy, age 63, of Arnold, Maryland died of liver disease on Saturday, March 6, 2021. 

Marc was born in Jackson, MS on April 8, 1957 to William and Mada Luoma. He was one of 5 children and grew up on Mobile Bay in Alabama. As a young boy, he could…


Apr 12, 2021

CAPT “Jack” Campbell, U.S. Navy (Ret), passed away on 1 April at age 62.

Captain Weldon Jackson "Jack" Campbell, Jr., USN, retired, 62, of Falls Church, VA, passed from his earthly life on April 1, 2021 at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center while fighting his last battle with cancer.

Feb 01, 2021

TAPS: Captain Edward Smith Jr., USN (Retired) died on 5 June 2020 in Arlington, Virginia at the age of 73.

Captain Smith was a decorated Vietnam War veteran and intelligence officer who wrote extensively on the future of Naval tactics and doctrine.

Feb 01, 2021

TAPS: Retired Rear Admiral John W. Cronin Jr., U.S. Navy Reserve (Retired), died on 25 Jan 2021 at the age of 94.

Rear Admiral Cronin spent 40 years in active and reserve service, retiring in 1983 as commander of the Naval Reserve Intelligence Program.

Jan 18, 2021

TAPS: Captain Charles Ward Morris, U.S. Navy (Retired) passed away unexpectedly on 1 January, 2021 at the age of 83.

Captain Charles Ward Morris, U.S. Navy (Retired), died unexpectedly from acute respiratory failure and pneumonia on Friday, January 1, 2021 at the Virginia Hospital Center. Barbara, his wife of 56 years, was at his side.

Jan 04, 2021

TAPS: Commander Ivan Ernest “Buz” Sawyer, USN (Retired) passed away on 30 December 2020 at the age of 78

Commander Ivan Ernest “Buz” Sawyer, a retired Naval Intelligence Officer, passed away on 30 December 2020. He was 78.

Nov 25, 2020

TAPS: Captain Jonathan Peter Younce, U.S. Navy (Retired) passed away on 16 November 2020

Captain Jonathan P. Younce, USN Ret., 75, of St. Louis, MO, passed away peacefully at his home in Bluffton, South Carolina on November 16, 2020 surrounded by his family. Peter waged a courageous battle with a rare form of cancer.

Nov 13, 2020

TAPS: Richard “Dick” Albert Buzzeli, 84, of Leesburg Virginia died of natural causes on 3 November 2020

"Dick" Buzzeli worked at NAVSTIC (Navy Scientific and Technical Intelligence Center) starting in the late 1960's. He was a Soviet Navy communications capacities analyst.

Nov 06, 2020

TAPS: Mrs. Eleanor “Jimmie” Shapiro, 97, died peacefully on 3 November

Mrs. Eleanor “Jimmie” Shapiro died peacefully on 3 November. She was 97 years old. Jimmie, as she was known to all, is the widow of RADM Sumner "Shap" Shapiro (USNA ’49). Jimmie was an exceptional woman admired by everyone.

Oct 28, 2020

TAPS: Rear Admiral Henry Jefferson “Jeff” Davis, Jr., U.S. Navy (Retired)

Rear Admiral Jefferson “Jeff” Davis, Jr., USN (Retired), passed away on 10 September 2020 at age 91.