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  • 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,...

  • 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: 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 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
  • 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
  • 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

Commodores

U.S. Naval Institute Commodores

The John J. Schiff Family

Mr. Jack C. Taylor

 

Captain H. F. Lenfest, USNR (Ret.)

 

Mr. Martin J. Bollinger

Mr. Alfred M. Cady III

Mrs. Erna Ericson

Sergeant Major Charles W. Godwin, USA (Ret.)*

Mr. William W. Gubbins*

Mr. Robert E. Hanrahan, Jr.

Mr. Mark R. Herrmann*

Mr. Clarence G. Leggett*

Rosa Laird McDonald, CBE*

Honorable Robert C. McCormack

Mr. Edward S. Miller

Mr. David A. Moore

The Edward M. Polk Family

Captain William R. Porter, USN (Ret.)*

Mr. Stephen M. Waters

Commander James A. Woodruff, Jr., USN (Ret.)*

 

Mr. John H. Fullmer

Rear Admiral Gustave N. Johansen, USN (Ret.)*

Mr. P. X. O'Neill*

Captain Earl F. Rippee, USNR (Ret.)*

Commander Robert W. Selle, USNR (Ret.)

Colonel Willard B. Snyder, USAR (Ret.)

Captain Edward A. Studzinski, USN (Ret.)

Mr. Everett P. Weaver*

Major General Thomas L. Wilkerson, USMC (Ret.)

 

Mr. Jack O. Bovender, Jr.

Mr. Stephen T. Braunheim

Mr. William P. Brewster

Mr. John J. Brogan

Rear Admiral Joseph F. Callo, USNR (Ret.)

Mr. Paul R. Chanin*

Mr. Patrick S. Cole

Mr. Norman P. Goldblum

Mr. Robert G. Gordon*

The Hackney Foundation

Mr. J. Ira Harris

Mrs. Dorothy R. Herrmann*

Mr. A. Ralph Hibbard*

The Honorable Paul R. Ignatius

Rear Admiral David A. Janes, USNR (Ret.)

Dr. Henri Keyzer-Andre*

Captain Harry W. Konkel, USN (Ret.)

Captain Lloyd G. LeCain, Jr., USN (Ret.)

Major Richard B. Lieb, USMCR (Ret.)

Dr. J. Phillip London

Mr. Christopher P. Michel

Mr. George D. Milidrag*

Mr. Emmett A. Pedley*

Mr. Jason M. Pilalas

Lieutenant Kevin P. Shaeffer, USN (Ret.)

Mrs. Betty Carney Taussig

Mr. Joseph K. Taussig III

Commander A. Brast Thomas, CEC, USNR (Ret.)

Mr. Lewis M. Weston

Mr. Gordon L. Williams

Dr. John Durfee Winslow*

Mr. Michael M. Wiseman

 

* Deceased

 

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