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  • 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 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 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
  • 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
  • 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 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
  • 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,...

  • 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 2003

The Leadership Circle -- 2003
  • Rear Admiral Fred L. Ames, USCG (Ret.)
  • Vice Admiral Frederick L. Ashworth, USN (Ret.)
  • Captain Benjamin B. Baker, USCGR (Ret.)
  • Rear Admiral Charles J. Beers, Jr., USN (Ret.)
  • Brigadier General Richard A. Behrenhausen, USA (Ret.)
  • Mr. Gordon M. Binder
  • Captain James F. Blackstock, USNR (Ret.)
  • Mr. Sherwood C. Blake
  • Captain Frank L. Boushee, USN (Ret.)
  • Ms. Vicki Burke
  • Rear Admiral Joseph F. Callo, USNR (Ret.), and Captain Sally McElwreath, USNR (Ret.)
  • Captain Russell S. Crenshaw, USN (Ret.)
  • Admiral William J. Crowe, USN (Ret.)
  • Mr. Donald R. Dixon
  • Professor Livio Donaio
  • The Donnelley Foundation
  • Vice Admiral Robert F. Dunn, USN (Ret.)
  • Mr. Thomas Egan
  • OS1 William T. Evans, USN (Ret.)
  • Commodore Jose S. Francisco, PN (Ret.)
  • Captain Wayne R. Fritz, USN (Ret.)
  • Rear Admiral Mark P. Frudden, USN (Ret.)
  • Mr. Alan C. Goudy
  • Mr. Kent Halvorsen
  • Mr. Robert E. Hanrahan, Jr.
  • J. Ira and Nicki Harris Foundation
  • Lieutenant Robert W. Hayden, USN
  • Major Bruce H. Hooper, USMCR (Ret.)
  • Mr. Michael A. Howland
  • Rear Admiral David A. Janes, USNR (Ret.)
  • Rear Admiral Gustave N. Johansen, USN (Ret.)*
  • Rear Admiral J. M. Johnson, USN (Ret.)
  • Mr. James P. Kelly
  • Vice Admiral Jerome H. King, USN (Ret.)
  • Captain Doyen Klein, USN (Ret.)
  • Captain Harry W. Konkel, USN (Ret.)
  • Captain Lionel Krisel, USN (Ret.)
  • Commander Lloyd G. LeCain, USNR
  • Mr. Clarence G. Leggett*
  • Rear Admiral William N. Leonard, USN (Ret.)
  • Captain Paul G. Linaweaver, Jr., USN (Ret.)
  • Mr. Laurance H. Lloyd
  • Mr. Robert C. McCormack
  • Rosa Laird McDonald, CBE
  • Mr. Donald C. McGraw, Jr.
  • Commander Edwin Malloy, Jr., USN (Ret.)
  • Mrs. Angie F. Marshall
  • Edward and Joyce Miller
  • Mr. Thomas A. Moore
  • Rear Admiral John T. Natter, USNR (Ret.)
  • Mr. P.X. O'Neill
  • Vice Admiral Raymond E. Peet, USN (Ret.)
  • Mr. Ellsworth L. Peterson
  • Lieutenant Commander Jason M. Pilalas, USNR (Ret.)
  • BMC Anthony K Plummer, Jr., USN
  • Colonel (IL) James N. Pritzker
  • Lieutenant Commander Thor H. Ramsing, USNR (Ret.)
  • Lieutenant Commander James A. Roberts, USNR (Ret.)
  • The John J. Schiff Family
  • Commander Robert W. Selle, USNR (Ret.)
  • Captain Ernest E. Skillman, USN (Ret.)
  • Colonel Willard B. Snyder, USAR (Ret.)
  • Mr. Gerald D. Sullivan
  • Mr. Andrew F. Tabas
  • Mrs. Betty Taussig
  • Stephen and Sandra Waters
  • Mr. Robert P. Weed
  • Major General Thomas L. Wilkerson, USMC (Ret.)
  • Captain James E. Wise, USN (Ret.)
  • CPO Vincent D. Wixted, Jr., USCG (Ret.)
  • 3 Anonymous Donors
  • * Deceased

 
 

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