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  • 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: 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
  • 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
  • Grateful to Serve

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

    Alan Park
    United States Navy
  • 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,...

  • 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
  • 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

  • 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...

Leadership Club 2006

The Leadership Circle -- 2006
  • Rear Admiral Fred L. Ames, USCG (Ret.)
  • Commander Victor K. Atkins, USN (Ret.)
  • Mr. Elliot A. Baines
  • Rear Admiral Charles J. Beers, Jr., USN (Ret.)
  • Mr. Robert C. Bellas, Jr.
  • Captain Frank L. Boushee, USN (Ret.)
  • Mrs. Martha J. Bowler
  • Captain David S. Boyd, USN (Ret.)
  • Vice Admiral Nancy E. Brown, USN
  • Ms. Elizabeth Kauffman Bush
  • Captain Ben C. Byrnside, USN (Ret.)
  • Mr. Steve M. Cohen
  • Captain Martin E. Conroy, USMM
  • Lieutenant Commander Robert L. Cox, USN (Ret.)
  • Captain Russell S. Crenshaw, Jr., USN (Ret.)
  • Captain John C. Doherty, USN (Ret.)
  • Mr. Brewster Durkee
  • Mr. Thomas Egan
  • Captain Roger E. Ekman, USN (Ret.)
  • OS1(SW) William T. Evans, USN (Ret.)
  • Mr. Carl B. Fisher
  • Mrs. Barbara S. Fitch
  • Captain Wayne R. Fritz, USN (Ret.)
  • Rear Admiral Mark P. Frudden, USN (Ret.)
  • Mr. John A. Gardner
  • Commander John J. Gerard, USNR
  • Mr. Norman P. Goldblum
  • Mr. James F. Goodrich
  • Mr. Alan C. Goudy
  • Colonel William V. Grubbs, USA (Ret.)
  • Mr. Kent Halvorsen
  • Lieutenant Shawn Hansen, USN
  • Admiral Thomas B. Hayward, USN (Ret.)
  • Major Bruce H. Hooper, USMCR (Ret.)
  • Lieutenant Commander Lawrence B. Hunt, USN (Ret.)
  • The Honorable Paul R. Ignatius
  • Mrs. Mary Jo Jennings
  • Ann R. and Captain Jack B. Joyce, USN (Ret.)
  • Mr. Howard J. Kestenberg
  • Vice Admiral Albert H. Konetzni, Jr., USN (Ret.)
  • Captain Harry W. Konkel, USN (Ret.)
  • Captain Lionel Krisel, USN (Ret.)
  • Lieutenant Commander Peter J. Lavezzoli, USNR (Ret.)
  • Captain Lloyd G. LeCain, USNR
  • Honorable John F. Lehman
  • Captain Paul G. Linaweaver, Jr., USN (Ret.)
  • Mr. William R. Loomis, Jr.
  • Mr. Donald C. McGraw
  • Mr. Philip W. McMahan
  • Captain David J. McMunn, USN (Ret.)
  • Mrs. Angie F. Marshall
  • Lieutenant Commander Henry T. Mayo, USN
  • Mr. Christopher P. Michel
  • Mr. I. A. Morris, Jr.
  • Captain Douglas G. Phillips, USN (Ret.)
  • Lieutenant Commander John T. Pigott, Jr., USNR (Ret.)
  • Lieutenant Commander Jason M. Pilalas, USNR (Ret.)
  • Mr. Zigmund J. Podell
  • Lieutenant Commander Thor H. Ramsing, USNR (Ret.)
  • Ms. Ruth Ann Raup
  • Mr. William G. Reed
  • Mr. Robert S. Regan
  • Lieutenant (Junior Grade) Charles V. Reynolds, Jr., USNR (Ret.)
  • Lieutenant Commander James A. Roberts, USNR (Ret.)
  • Rear Admiral John F. Shipway, USN (Ret.)
  • Mr. Edson W. Spencer
  • Mr. Andrew C. Taylor
  • Vice Admiral Patricia A. Tracey, USN (Ret.)
  • Admiral Stansfield Turner, USN (Ret.)
  • Mr. Cornelius C. Vanderstar
  • Mr. Paolo Vismara
  • Mr. Howard R. Weiss
  • Mr. Richard T. Weiss
  • Commander E. Andrew Wilde, Jr., USNR (Ret.)
  • Vice Admiral Joe Williams, Jr., USN (Ret.)
  • Captain James E. Wise, Jr., USN (Ret.)
  • Mr. Herman Wouk
  • 1 Anonymous Donor
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