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  • 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
  • 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,...

  • 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 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: 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
  • 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
  • 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...

  • Grateful to Serve

    “Grateful to serve my God and Country in the nuclear Navy. Go Nuke!”

    Alan Park
    United States Navy

Club 2004

The Leadership Club -- 2004
  • Rear Admiral Fred L. Ames, USCG (Ret.)
  • Admiral Stanley R. Arthur, USN (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. Sherwood C. Blake
  • Captain Frank L. Boushee, USN (Ret.)
  • Captain Mark H. Buzby, USN
  • Captain Ben C. Byrnside, USN (Ret.)
  • Rear Admiral Joseph F. Callo, USNR (Ret.), and Captain Sally McElwreath, USNR (Ret.)
  • Eileen and Michael Carberry
  • Captain Nicholas A. Castruccio, USN (Ret.)
  • Captain Francesco Costagliola, USN (Ret.)
  • Captain and Mrs. Russell S. Crenshaw, Jr.
  • Captain David E. Cummins, USN (Ret.)
  • Mr. Donald R. Dixon
  • Captain John C. Doherty, USN (Ret.)
  • Professor Livio Donaio
  • Vice Admiral Robert F. Dunn, USN (Ret.)
  • Mr. Arthur W. Edwards
  • Mr. Thomas Egan
  • Mr. Charles D. Eidson
  • Mr. Lawrence W. Evans
  • Captain Richard E. Foster, USN (Ret.)
  • Mr. Richard N. Frank
  • Mr. Henry A. Frantzen
  • Captain Wayne R. Fritz, USN (Ret.)
  • Mr. John H. Fullmer
  • The Honorable and Mrs. H. Lawrence Garrett III
  • Mrs. Phoebe B. Gilpin
  • Mr. Alan C. Goudy
  • Mr. Kent Halvorsen
  • Mr. Robert E. Hanrahan, Jr.
  • J. Ira and Nicki Harris Foundation
  • Robert Harris and Susan Rothermund
  • Mr. Robert W. Hayden
  • Mr. William A. Hood
  • Major Bruce H. Hooper, USMCR (Ret.)
  • Mr. Michael A. Howland
  • Captain James P. Jamison, USN (Ret.)
  • Mr. Joseph E. Jannotta, Jr.
  • Admiral David E. Jeremiah, USN (Ret.)
  • Rear Admiral Gustave N. Johansen, USN (Ret.)*
  • Vice Admiral Jerome H. King, Jr., USN (Ret.)
  • Rear Admiral Sheldon H. Kinney, USN (Ret.)*
  • Captain Doyen Klein, USN (Ret.)
  • Captain Harry W. Konkel, USN (Ret.)
  • Captain Lionel Krisel, USN (Ret.)
  • Commander Lloyd G. LeCain, USNR(Ret.)
  • Mr. Clarence G. Leggett*
  • The Honorable Samuel K. Lessey, Jr.
  • Captain Paul G. Linaweaver, Jr., USN (Ret.)
  • Vice Admiral John A. Lockard, USN (Ret.)
  • Mr. Kirk C. McAlexander
  • The Honorable Robert C. McCormack
  • Rosa Laird McDonald, CBE
  • Bennette and Ellen McGraw
  • Mrs. Angie F. Marshall
  • Mr. Merrill D. Martin
  • Edward and Joyce Miller
  • Vice Admiral Charles S. Minter, Jr., USN (Ret.)
  • Mr. Joseph M. Murphy
  • Rear Admiral John T. Natter, USN (Ret.)
  • Mr. P. X. O'Neill
  • Lieutenant Commander Jason M. Pilalas, USNR (Ret.)
  • Commander Howard Pinskey, USNR (Ret.)
  • BMC Anthony K. Plummer, Jr., USN
  • Harriet and Edward Polk
  • Colonel (IL) James N. Pritzker
  • Dr. Edgar F. Puryear, Jr.
  • Admiral J. Paul Reason, USN (Ret.)
  • Vice Admiral William E. Ramsey, USN (Ret.)
  • Lieutenant Commander Thor H. Ramsing, USNR (Ret.)
  • Captain Earl F. Rippee, USNR (Ret.)
  • Lieutenant Commander James A. Roberts, USNR (Ret.)
  • Vice Admiral David B. Robinson, USN (Ret.)
  • Mr. Clive Runnells
  • Captain Charles W. Rush, Jr., USN (Ret.)
  • The John J. Schiff Family
  • Dr. Robert W. Selle
  • Captain Ernest E. Skillman, USN (Ret.)
  • Captain Nepier V. Smith, USN (Ret.)
  • Colonel Willard B. Snyder, USAR (Ret.)
  • Vice Admiral George P. Steele II, USN (Ret.)
  • Mr. Robert M. Sutphen
  • Mr. Andrew F. Tabas
  • Mrs. Betty Taussig
  • Captain Robert E. Thomas, USN (Ret.)
  • Mr. Everett P. Weaver
  • Mr. Howard R. Weiss
  • Major General Thomas L. Wilkerson, USMC (Ret.)
  • Captain James E. Wise, Jr., USN (Ret.)
  • Chief Petty Officer Vincent D. Wixted, Jr., USCG (Ret.)
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  • *Deceased

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