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  • 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
  • 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

  • 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 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 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
  • 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
  • Grateful to Serve

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

    Alan Park
    United States Navy
  • 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

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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