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Kip is a Colonial Warrior on Galactica.

Kip is a member of a group of Warriors assigned to visit to find Earth scientists there who would be willing to use Colonial technology to speed up the development of Earth to make it defensible from the Cylons.

Unaware of the nation's near-totalitarianist socio-political structure, Dillon laments to Troy that Kip's assignment to visit the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics sounded more inviting based on its name, particularly the possibility of women (Galactica Discovers Earth, Part I).

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In the Galactica Discovers Earth novelization, Dillon also mentions that Kip is assigned to the USSR.[1]