Donor Stories

  • 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...

  • 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
  • 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 His Own Words: George W. Carmany III

    Copies of Proceedings attracted my young grandson Charles's attention--warships caught his fancy as they had mine--so the time had come to make an honest man of him.  With help from his grandfather, Charles is now a Naval Institute Member and a sustaining donor.  As the...

    George W. Carmany III
  • 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
  • In His Own Words: Hon. Gordon R. England

    The Naval Institute is now a national resource:  It builds public understanding of the naval services, helps to develop future naval leaders, preserves and makes widely available the history of the naval services, and influences the future direction of the sea services.

    Honorable Gordon R. England
  • In Her Own Words: Ingrid S. Beach

    Between the splendid books offered by the Naval Institute Press and the stirring videos from the “Americans at War” series, I am struck by how well the Institute is keeping abreast of modern technology and incorporating high-profile techniques into its publishing business.  But...

    Ingrid S. Beach
  • 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
  • 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

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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Conferences and Events

2016 Coast Guard Academy Conference

Mon, 2016-10-24

US Coast Guard Academy

As part of The U.S. Coast Guard Academy 2016-2017 Leadership Lecture Series The U.S. Naval Institute presents Historical and...

Maritime Security Dialogue

Defense Forum Washington 2016

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Guest Lecturer & Book Signing

Sun, 2016-10-30

Book Launch Party

Wed, 2016-11-02

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