Retired Capt. Jeffrey D. Biel, SC, USN, 74, passed away on May 26, 2018. Biel retired in October 1993 after 27 years, while serving at Commander Submarine Force, U.S. Pacific Fleet, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. He received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Notre Dame and his master’s degree from Cornell University. His duty assignments include: Atlantic Fleet Polaris Material Office, Naval Base, Charleston, South Carolina; USS Simon Lake (AS 33); Ships Parts Control Center, Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania; Special Projects Liaison Office, Strategic Systems Project Office Detachment, London, United Kingdom; Staff, Office of the Comptroller, Washington, DC; Staff, Commander Submarine Force, U.S. Pacific Fleet, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii; and USS John C. Calhoun (SSBN 630).