Donor Stories

  • 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
  • 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,...

  • 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
  • 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
  • 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: 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
  • 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...

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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