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
  • In Their Own Words – Joseph Callo

    One cannot learn how important our Navy is while watching the nightly news, and that is exactly why the Naval Institute Foundation is so important.  It supports the kind of intellectual exploration of naval and maritime matters that is lacking elsewhere.  The Foundation is not just a...

    Joseph Callo
  • 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
  • U of I NROTC Gift Memberships

    Digital-media entrepreneur and author Christopher P. Michel of San Francisco has agreed to underwrite Institute memberships for midshipmen in the NROTC unit at the University of Illinois for the next several years.  A former naval flight officer, Chris received his commission through this...

  • In His Own Words: John T. Pigott

    I thoroughly enjoy Proceedings and Naval History magazines.  The continuation of their robust health is a major reason why I have, over many years, given as generously to the Naval Institute as I could—and will continue to do so.  I might add that in 1944 I was a commissioning...

    John T. Pigott
  • Giving the Gift of Membership

    Chris, You're a professional warrior now, in the 2nd year of at least a 10-year career. This publication will help keep you keep current in your chosen profession with respect to weapons, strategy, tactics, and personnel issues. Knowledge is power. Beat Army! Dad

  • 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
  • A Commodore to be Missed

    Though the Institute staff has the pleasure of dealing on a daily basis with many outstanding members, authors, and donors, some invariably stand out.  The late Everett “Tuck” Weaver of Winnetka, Illinois, who died in September, is one.  Generous and modest to the extreme,...

  • 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

Club 2001

The Leadership Circle -- 2001
  • Admiral Stanley R. Arthur, USN (Ret.)
  • Vice Admiral Frederick L. Ashworth, USN (Ret.)
  • Commander George R. Atterbury, USNR (Ret.)
  • Captain Benjamin B. Baker, USCGR (Ret.)
  • Brigadier General Richard A. Behrenhausen, USA (Ret.)
  • Captain John M. Bird, USN
  • Mr. Louis J. Boland
  • Captain Frank L. Boushee, USN (Ret.)
  • Mr. Steve Cohen
  • The Donnelley Foundation
  • Vice Admiral David F. Emerson, USN (Ret.)
  • Mrs. Erna Ericson
  • OS1 William T. Evans, USNR (Ret.)
  • Lieutenant Colonel Philip N. Frazier, USMC (Ret.)
  • Captain Wayne R. Fritz, USN (Ret.)
  • Mr. Norman P. Goldblum
  • Mr. Alan C. Goudy
  • The Hackney Foundation
  • Mr. Robert E. Hanrahan, Jr.
  • J. Ira and Nicki Harris Foundation
  • Vice Admiral William D. Houser, USN (Ret.)
  • Vice Admiral James C. Irwin, USCG (Ret.)
  • Captain and Mrs. Joel H. Jacobs
  • Rear Admiral Gustave N. Johansen, USN (Ret.)
  • Mr. Frederick H. Joseph
  • Captain Harry W. Konkel, USN (Ret.)
  • Commander Lloyd G. LeCain, Jr., USNR
  • Rear Admiral William N. Leonard, USN (Ret.)
  • Mr. Laurance H. Lloyd
  • Mr. and Mrs. William R. Loomis, Jr.
  • Rosa Laird McDonald, CBE
  • Commander Edwin Malloy, Jr., USN
  • Captain Thomas O. Marshall, Jr., USNR (Ret.)
  • Commander Kermit R. Meade, USCG (Ret.)
  • Edward and Joyce Miller
  • Admiral Paul D. Miller, USN (Ret.)
  • Frank E. Minyard, MD
  • Captain Edward G. Nedwicki, USNR (Ret.)
  • Mr. P. X. O'Neill
  • Lieutenant Commander Jason M. Pilalas, USNR (Ret.)
  • The Edward M. Polk Family
  • The John J. Schiff Family
  • Captain L. Hart Sebring, USN (Ret.)
  • Captain Roy C. Smith III, USN (Ret.)
  • Colonel Willard B. Snyder, USAR (Ret.)
  • Captain George E. Sullivan, USN (Ret.)
  • Captain Samuel L. Vernallis, USN (Ret.)
  • Captain Jerry Wages, USN (Ret.)
  • Mr. Robert P. Weed
  • Mr. Earl Weiner
  • Mr. William R. Westlake
  • CPO Vincent D. Wixted, Jr., USCG
  • 6 Anonymous Donors
  • * Deceased


Conferences and Events

Defense Forum Washington 2015

Mon, 2015-12-07

Defense Forum Washington will take place 7 December 2015 at the Newseum - Knight Conference Center in Washington, DC.  

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"Goldrick Seminar: 2015"

Thu, 2015-12-03

Guest Speakers & Book Signing

Mon, 2015-12-07

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