Donor Stories

  • A Mother’s Support of her Marine Son: Going...

    Now, more than ever, there is a critical place for an organization such as the Naval Institute that encourages debate on all sides of an issue.  I decided to further support [my son’s] career choice in one of the few ways available to me—by making a gift to the Institute. ...

    Ruth Ann Raup
  • Naval Photos

    Thanks to the USNI I was able to purchase photos of the ships my Dad served on during his 10+ years of Naval Service.

    Kevin Johnson
  • Rep. Forbes Thanks the Naval Institute

    I thank the Naval Institute for the great work its done for some 140 years. I¹m blessed to have supporting me an incredibly gifted young staff, and I was thinking how great it¹s been for the Naval Institute throughout all these years to give this kind of...

    Representative J. Randy Forbes (R - VA)
  • Grateful to Serve

    “Grateful to serve my God and Country in the nuclear Navy. Go Nuke!”

    Alan Park
    United States Navy
  • In His Own Words: George W. Carmany III

    Copies of Proceedings attracted my young grandson Charles's attention--warships caught his fancy as they had mine--so the time had come to make an honest man of him.  With help from his grandfather, Charles is now a Naval Institute Member and a sustaining donor.  As the...

    George W. Carmany III
  • Special Assistant to the CNO Says Thanks

    First and foremost, the index of articles has been invaluable as CNO's Speechwriter.  The ability to reach back and pull information has proven key when writing several articles and speeches for CNO.  Thank you! Secondly, I'm glad to see the USNI app has gone mainstream. . ....

    LCDR Guy Snodgrass
    United States Navy
  • In His Own Words: Ali Wambold

    The Naval Institute provides perspective for both military personnel and civilians as a concise, pertinent, knowledgeable, and objective source on vital topics.  All citizens need to be properly informed in deciding how they stand on such matters, and the Institute can make a big difference...

    Ali Wambold
  • In His Own Words: David J. Gray

    Understanding history sharpens strategic skills and enables us to function on a higher level.  Our bequest will help underwrite conferences, articles, books and lectures at the Institute’s discretion. By including the Naval Institute in my estate plans, my support will continue beyond...

    David J. Gray
  • In His Own Words: LT Matthew Hipple, USN

    More than anything else, the Naval Institute is where ideas--not rank--dominate the discourse.  In a world of buzzwords, pet projects, and pop-policy, it's critical to have a strong institution where a JO or NCO's insight counts as much as the think-tank academic or the admiral.

    LT Matthew Hipple
    United States Navy

All Naval Institute Student Membership Donors

Arizona State University

  • CDR Milton Parsons, USN (Ret.)
    Arizona State University Class of '65

Boston University

  • Mr. Steve Waters

College of the Holy Cross

  • VADM Peter H. Daly, USN (Ret.)
    Holy Cross Class of '77

Cornell University

  • RADM Christopher J. Mossey, USN (Ret.)
    Cornell Class of '81

George Washington University

  • CAPT Brian T. Smith, USN (Ret.)
    GW Nonprofit Management Graduate Class of '14

Marquette University

  • VADM Gerald R. Beaman, USN (Ret.)
    Marquette University Class of '74

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

  • Mr. Stephen M. Waters
    Harvard Class of '68, M.B.A. ’74

Miami University (OH)

  • ADM Stanley R Arthur, USN (Ret.)
    Miami (OH) Class of '57

Northwestern University

  • RDML James McManamon, USN (Ret.)
    Northwestern Class of '80

Ohio State University

  • RADM Frank Lacroix, USN (Ret.)
    Ohio State University Alumnus

Purdue University

  • LCDR Donald G. Clodfelter, USNR (Ret.)
    Purdue Class of '55

State University of New York Maritime Academy

  • Mr. Donald Brennan
    SUNY Maritime Academy Class of '61

Tuskegee University

  • VADM Kevin P. Green, USN (Ret.)
    Tuskegee Board of Trustees

U.S. Coast Guard Academy

Alpha Company

  • RADM Fred L. Ames, USCG (Ret.)
    U.S. Coast Guard Academy Class of '68

Bravo Company

  • RADM Cari B. Thomas, USCG
    U.S. Coast Guard Academy Class of '84

Charlie Company

  • RADM Charles D. Michel, USCG
    U.S. Coast Guard Academy Class of '85

Delta Company

  • ADM James M. Loy, USCG (Ret.)
    U.S. Coast Guard Academy Class of '64

Echo Company

  • ADM Thomas H. Collins, USCG (Ret.)
    U.S. Coast Guard Academy Class of '68

Foxtrot Company

  • ADM Robert E. Kramek, USCG (Ret.)
    U.S. Coast Guard Academy Class of '61

Golf Company

  • RADM Peter J. Brown, USCG
    U.S. Coast Guard Academy Class of '85

Hotel Company

  • VADM Sally Brice-O'Hara, USCG (Ret.)

U.S. Naval Academy

1st Company

  • Gen Peter Pace, USMC (Ret.)
    U.S. Naval Academy Class of '67

2nd Company

  • Mr. Corbin McNeill
    U.S. Naval Academy Class of '62

4th Company

  • Mr. John Morton
    Naval Academy Class of ’67

5th Company

  • VADM Paul E. Sullivan, USN (Ret.) and Mr. Paul Johnson
    U.S. Naval Academy Class of '74 and '76

6th Company

  • VADM James A. Sagerholm, USN (Ret.)
    U.S. Naval Academy Class of '52

11th Company

  • ADM Henry H. Mauz, Jr., USN (Ret.) and members of the 11th Company
    U.S. Naval Academy Class of '59

13th Company

  • CAPT John P. "Sean" Coffey, USN (Ret.)
    U.S. Naval Academy Class of '78

15th Company

  • Dr. J. P. London
    U.S. Naval Academy Class of '59

16th Company

  • ADM James G. Stavridis, USN (Ret.)
    U.S. Naval Academy Class of '76

17th Company

  • Ms. Mary Ripley
    Daughter of Col John W. Ripley, USMC (Ret.)

19th Company

  • CDR Greg Glaros, USN (Ret.)
    U.S. Naval Academy Class of '86

20th Company

  • Mrs. Mary C. (Gaul) Salvato and CAPT Michael S. Salvato, USN (Ret.)
    U.S. Naval Academy Class of '83

23rd Company

  • VADM Dirk J. Debbink, USNR (Ret.)
    U.S. Naval Academy Class of '77

24th Company

  • RADM John T. "Jack" Natter, USN (Ret.)
    U.S. Naval Academy Class of '62

26th Company

  • ADM John M Richardson, USN
    U.S. Naval Academy Class of '82

27th Company

  • VADM John M. Bird, USN (Ret.)
    U.S. Naval Academy Class of '77

28th Company

  • Col James "Jim" E. Harbison, USMC (Ret.) and Beth Harbison
    U.S. Naval Academy Class of '78

29th Company

  • Mr. and Mrs. Mike Titsworth
    In honor of their sponsor son, USNA Class of '09

30th Company

  • RADM Daniel R. Bowler, USN (Ret.)
    U.S. Naval Academy Class of '70

University of Arizona

  • Mr. Tom Peyatt

University of Florida

  • RADM Mark Emerson, USN (Ret.)
    University of Florida Class of '76

University of Illinois

  • Mr. Christopher P. Michel
    University of Illinois Class of '89

University of Michigan

  • CAPT William C. Filkins, USN (Ret.)
    University of Michigan Class of '53

University of Minnesota

  • CAPT Roger E. Ekman, USN (Ret.)
    Minnesota Class of '52

University of Notre Dame

  • Mr. Paul Charron
    Notre Dame Class of '64

University of Pennsylvania

  • John R. Haines, Esq.

University of South Carolina

  • Mr. Thomas C. Deas
    University of South Carolina Class of '72

University of Southern California

  • LCDR Jason M Pilalas, USNR (Ret.)
    USC Class of '63

University of Texas

  • ADM William H. McRaven, USN (Ret.)
    University of Texas Class of '77

University of Utah

  • RADM Matthew G Moffit, USN (Ret.)
    Utah Class of '74

University of Washington

  • RADM Herbert M Bridge, USNR (Ret.) and Mr. William M Rosen

University of Wisconsin

  • RADM David A. Janes, USNR (Ret.)
    University of Wisconsin Class of ‘59

Villanova University

  • John R. Haines, Esq.
    Villanova Class of '79

Virginia Military Institute

  • VADM Terrence E. "Terry" McKnight, USN (Ret.)
    VMI Class of 1978

Yale University

  • RADM Joseph F. Callo, USNR (Ret.)
    Yale University Class of '52


Conferences and Events

Maritime Security Dialogue

Wed, 2016-11-02

You are cordially invited to: The Role of Space in Maritime Operations A discussion with RADM(SEL) Christian "Boris"...

Defense Forum Washington 2016

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San Diego Convention Center, San Diego, CA

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From the Press

Guest Lecturer & Book Signing

Sun, 2016-10-30

Book Launch Party

Wed, 2016-11-02

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