15 January 2024. VIRGINIA BEACH, VA — It is with deep sorrow and heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Navy EOD LT (Ret.) Danny Theis, 48. Danny joined R3 in June 2023, bringing with him a wealth of experience and expertise as an Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) Lead Instructor for EODTEU TWO Instructor Support.
Before his role at R3, LT Theis served with honor and distinction in the Navy, where he dedicated his life to safeguarding others as an EOD Technician and later as an EOD Limited Duty Officer. As a combat veteran, he earned universal respect and admiration for his unwavering professionalism and dedication to duty. His impact on the EOD community was profound, and his legacy will continue to inspire all who had the privilege of working alongside him.
R3 acknowledges the EOD community as a close-knit family that supports one another during challenging times. In the spirit of this camaraderie, R3 stands united in mourning the loss of LT (Ret.) Danny Theis. His contributions to our nation and our organization were invaluable and his absence will be deeply felt.