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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
  • 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
  • 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 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: Hon. Sean O'Keefe

    I was inspired to become a member because of the exceptional capability of the Naval Institute to focus on strategic events and frame them relative to the rich history of the naval services, to provide for the common defense, and to shape our nation's foreign policy objectives and interests...

    Honorable Sean O'Keefe
  • 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 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
  • In His Own Words: Ali Wambold

    The Naval Institute provides perspective for both military personnel and civilians as a concise, pertinent, knowledgeable, and objective source on vital topics.  All citizens need to be properly informed in deciding how they stand on such matters, and the Institute can make a big difference...

    Ali Wambold

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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