Donor Stories

  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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)
  • 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
  • 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

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

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...

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