Donor Stories

  • Former Prof of Naval Science Sponsors Gift...

    I am confident that the newly commissioned ensigns from Marquette will benefit from membership in the Institute,” Dave says.  “As these young men and women begin their naval careers, I want them to have the same advantages that USNI membership brought me.  The Institute is...

    David Chomeau, a retired St. Louis insurance executive
  • 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,...

  • 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 – 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
  • 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: 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: 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

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


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.  

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"Goldrick Seminar: 2015"

Thu, 2015-12-03

Guest Speakers & Book Signing

Mon, 2015-12-07

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