Donor Stories

  • 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: 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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,...

  • 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

  • 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)

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.  

Maritime Security Dialogue

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From the Press

"Goldrick Seminar: 2015"

Thu, 2015-12-03

Guest Speakers & Book Signing

Mon, 2015-12-07

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