Donor Stories

  • In His Own Words: Alexander Brast Thomas

    The Navy and all it stands for remain an important part of my life.  I have been a Life Member of the Naval Instiute for 40 years.  Supporting the USNI mission, financially and in other ways, is something I care about deeply.  And thinking now of the Institute’s rich and...

    Alexander Brast Thomas
  • 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)
  • In His Own Words: Hon. Gordon R. England

    The Naval Institute is now a national resource:  It builds public understanding of the naval services, helps to develop future naval leaders, preserves and makes widely available the history of the naval services, and influences the future direction of the sea services.

    Honorable Gordon R. England
  • 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
  • In His Own Words: Earl F. Rippee

    Over the years, I’ve taken satisfaction in supporting the Naval Institute. I don’t always like what I read in its publications and hear at its seminars, but I am proud to do my part to make sure everyone—no matter how much I disagree with what they say—has a place to air...

    Earl F. Rippee
  • Former Prof of Naval Science Sponsors Gift...

    I am confident that the newly commissioned ensigns from Marquette will benefit from membership in the Institute,” Dave says.  “As these young men and women begin their naval careers, I want them to have the same advantages that USNI membership brought me.  The Institute is...

    David Chomeau, a retired St. Louis insurance executive
  • 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
  • In Her Own Words: Ingrid S. Beach

    Between the splendid books offered by the Naval Institute Press and the stirring videos from the “Americans at War” series, I am struck by how well the Institute is keeping abreast of modern technology and incorporating high-profile techniques into its publishing business.  But...

    Ingrid S. Beach
  • Grateful to Serve

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

    Alan Park
    United States Navy

Club 2000

The Leadership Circle -- 2000
  • Estate of Mr. R. R. Aston
  • Breidenthal-Snyder Foundation
  • The David M. Cooney Family
  • CWO4 Leo H. Engele, USN (Ret.)
  • Lieutenant Colonel Philip N. Frazier, USMC (Ret.)
  • Phoebe W. Haas Charitable Trust
  • The Hackney Foundation
  • Major Bruce H. Hooper, USMCR (Ret.)
  • Vice Admiral William D. Houser, USN (Ret.)
  • Rear Admiral Gustave N. Johansen, USN (Ret.)
  • Rear Admiral William M. Narva, MC, USN (Ret.)
  • The Honorable Paul H. Nitze
  • Captain Harry W. Konkel, USN (Ret.)
  • Captain Lionel Krisel, USN (Ret.)
  • Rear Admiral William N. Leonard, USN (Ret.)
  • Mr. Laurance H. Lloyd
  • Mrs. Ellice L. McDonald
  • Admiral Wesley L. McDonald, USN (Ret.)
  • McMullen Family Foundation
  • Commander Edwin Malloy, Jr., USN
  • Captain Thomas O. Marshall, Jr., USNR (Ret.)
  • Mr. Edward S. Miller
  • Mr. Paul X. O'Neill
  • Lieutenant Commander Jason M. Pilalas, USNR (Ret.)
  • Polk Family Charitable Fund
  • The John J. Schiff Family
  • Commander Robert W. Selle, USNR (Ret.)
  • Vice Admiral Emmett H. Tidd, USN (Ret.)
  • Captain Mark T. Vanderberg, USN (Ret.)
  • Captain Robert G. Walker, USN (Ret.)
  • Mr. Stephen M. Waters
  • Mr. Robert P. Weed
  • Major General Thomas L. Wilkerson, USMC (Ret.)
  • Mr. Stuart S. Wright
  • * Deceased


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Wed, 2016-11-02

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