Donor Stories

  • 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
  • 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,...

  • 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: 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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 2002

The Leadership Circle -- 2002
  • Rear Admiral Fred L. Ames, USCG (Ret.)
  • Vice Admiral Frederick L. Ashworth, USN (Ret.)
  • Captain Benjamin B. Baker, USCGR (Ret.)
  • Captain Edward L. Beach, USN (Ret.)*
  • Brigadier General Richard A. Behrenhausen, USA (Ret.)
  • Captain Frank L. Boushee, USN (Ret.)
  • Mr. George M. Bowles
  • The Crown Family
  • Lieutenant Commander Jerome D. Davis, USN (Ret.)
  • The Donnelley Foundation
  • Vice Admiral Robert F. Dunn, USN (Ret.)
  • Vice Admiral David F. Emerson, USN (Ret.)
  • Mr. Richard S. Frankel
  • Captain Wayne R. Fritz, USN (Ret.)
  • Rear Admiral Mack C. Gaston, USN (Ret.)
  • Mr. Alan C. Goudy
  • Mr. Kent Halvorsen
  • Mr. Robert E. Hanrahan, Jr.
  • J. Ira and Nicki Harris Foundation
  • Major Bruce H. Hooper, USMCR (Ret.)
  • Lieutenant Commander George E. Hotz, USNR (Ret.)*
  • Mr. Michael A. Howland
  • Mr. Parker Kennedy
  • Captain Doyen Klein, USN (Ret.)
  • Captain Harry W. Konkel, USN (Ret.)
  • Mr. Jim P. Koufos
  • Captain Lionel Krisel, USN (Ret.)
  • Commander Lloyd G. LeCain, USNR
  • Rear Admiral William N. Leonard, USN (Ret.)
  • Mr. Laurance H. Lloyd
  • Mr. Robert C. McCormack
  • Rosa Laird McDonald, CBE
  • Captain Gilbert H. McKelvey, USN (Ret.)
  • Mr. A. W. McKnight
  • Commander Edwin Malloy, Jr., USN
  • Captain Thomas O. Marshall, USNR (Ret.)
  • Edward and Joyce Miller
  • Mr. Thomas A. Moore
  • Captain Edward G. Nedwicki, USNR (Ret.)
  • Mr. P.X. O'Neill
  • Mr. Ellsworth L. Peterson
  • Lieutenant Commander Jason M. Pilalas, USNR (Ret.)
  • BMC Anthony K Plummer, Jr., USN
  • Colonel (IL) James N. Pritzker
  • Captain Earl F. Rippee, USNR (Ret.)
  • Mr. Gregory M. Salyards
  • The John J. Schiff Family
  • Commander Robert W. Selle, USNR (Ret.)
  • Captain Ernest E. Skillman, USN (Ret.)
  • Colonel Willard B. Snyder
  • Mr. Peter V. Ueberroth
  • Stephen and Sandra Waters
  • Mr. Howard R. Weiss
  • Mr. Gordon L. Williams
  • Captain James E. Wise, USN (Ret.)
  • CPO Vincent D. Wixted, Jr., USCG
  • 3 Anonymous Donors
  • * Deceased


Conferences and Events

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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