Donor Stories

  • 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
  • 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
  • Grateful to Serve

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

    Alan Park
    United States Navy
  • 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
  • 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

  • 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,...

  • 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 Their Own Words – Sally McElwreath Callo

    During my [naval] reserve career I came to understand the dedication of my career Navy counterparts and the overarching importance of the U.S. Navy to our past, present and future.  That has translated naturally to support for the Naval Institute Foundation and its support for the rigorous...

    Sally McElwreath Callo

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


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2015 Naval History Conference

Wed, 2015-10-14

The 2015 History Conference is hosted by the U.S. Naval Institute and the U.S. Naval Academywith support from The William M. Wood...

Defense Forum Washington 2015

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