Donor Stories

  • 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
  • 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: 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 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: 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
  • 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
  • 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...

  • 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,...

  • 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

Leadership Club 2007

The Leadership Circle -- 2007
  • Mr. John A. Bailie
  • Mr. Gordon M. Binder
  • Lieutenant Robert C. Blanchard, USN (Ret.)
  • Rear Admiral Herbert M. Bridge, USNR (Ret.)
  • Captain Ben C. Byrnside, USN (Ret.)
  • Mr. John K. Castle
  • Mr. Anthony F. Chernefsky
  • Mr. Lammot Copeland, Jr.
  • Mr. Ralph G. Cranmer
  • Captain Russell S. Crenshaw, Jr., USN (Ret.)
  • Commander Henry R. Delaney, Jr., USNR (Ret.)
  • Captain John C. Doherty, USN (Ret.)
  • Lieutenant Commander Thomas J. Duval, USN (Ret.)
  • Captain Richard C. Fay, USN (Ret.)
  • Admiral William J. Flanagan, USN (Ret.)
  • Captain Wayne R. Fritz, USN (Ret.)
  • Captain Richard S. Gardiner, USN (Ret.)
  • Mr. and Mrs. Henry C. Goodrich
  • Mr. Alan C. Goudy
  • Ms. Helen K. Groves
  • Mr. John R. Haines
  • Mr. Richard H. Hakanson
  • Mr. Kent Halvorsen
  • Dr. Edward Y. Harper
  • Mr. Michael E. Hayden
  • Captain Douglass F. Hayman, Jr., USN (Ret.)
  • Mr. Michael A. Howland
  • Lieutenant Commander Alexander R. Innes, USN (Ret.)
  • Admiral David E. Jeremiah, USN (Ret.)
  • Mr. Mark W. Johnson
  • Dr. and Mrs. Thomas B. Kelso
  • Mr. Howard J. Kestenberg
  • Captain Lionel Krisel, USN (Ret.)
  • Captain Lloyd G. LeCain, USN (Ret.)
  • Honorable John F. Lehman
  • Colonel Andrew J. Ley, USMCR (Ret.)
  • Captain Paul G. Linaweaver, Jr., USN (Ret.)
  • Mr. Richard C. Loebs
  • Mr. Philip W. McMahan
  • Rear Admiral Albert R. Marschall, USN (Ret.)
  • Mrs. Angie F. Marshall
  • Rear Admiral Wayne E. Meyer, USN (Ret.)
  • Captain Robert E. Mitchell, USN (Ret.)
  • Mr. I. A. Morris, Jr.
  • Rear Admiral John T. Natter, USN (Ret.)
  • BMCS Kevin M. O'Brien, USN
  • The Honorable Sean O'Keefe
  • Vice Admiral Raymond E. Peet, USN (Ret.)
  • Mr. James W. Persons
  • Lieutenant Commander John T. Pigott, Jr., USNR (Ret.)
  • Lieutenant Commander Jason M. Pilalas, USNR (Ret.)
  • Lieutenant Commander Thor H. Ramsing, USNR (Ret.)
  • Captain Nicholas R. Rasmussen, USNR (Ret.)
  • Ms. Ruth Ann Raup
  • Admiral J. Paul Reason, USN (Ret.)
  • Lieutenant Commander James A. Roberts, USNR (Ret.)
  • Mr. Christopher R. P. Rodgers
  • Mr. G. West Saltonstall
  • Captain Walter Spangenberg, Jr., USN (Ret.)
  • Mr. Roger Staubach
  • Mr. William Stevens
  • Mr. Andrew C. Taylor
  • Colonel Frederic L. Tolleson, USMC (Ret.)
  • Captain William T. Warner, USNR (Ret.)
  • Mr. Howard R. Weiss
  • Commander John K. Welch, USNR (Ret.)
  • Commander James Whalen, USNR
  • Commander E. Andrew Wilde, Jr., USNR (Ret.)
  • Captain James E. Wise, Jr., USN (Ret.)
  • * Deceased


Conferences and Events

2015 Naval History Conference

Wed, 2015-10-14

The 2015 History Conference is hosted by the U.S. Naval Institute and the U.S. Naval Academywith support from The William M. Wood...

Defense Forum Washington 2015

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