Donor Stories

  • 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 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: 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
  • 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)
  • 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...

  • 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
  • Special Assistant to the CNO Says Thanks

    First and foremost, the index of articles has been invaluable as CNO's Speechwriter.  The ability to reach back and pull information has proven key when writing several articles and speeches for CNO.  Thank you! Secondly, I'm glad to see the USNI app has gone mainstream. . ....

    LCDR Guy Snodgrass
    United States Navy
  • 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 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

Leadership Club 2008

The Leadership Circle -- 2008
  • Mr. Robert C. Bellas, Jr.
  • Commander Pete Bennett, USN (Ret.)
  • Captain Nicholas Brown, USN (Ret.)
  • Mr. Clyde L. Crawford
  • Captain Russell S. Crenshaw, Jr., USN (Ret.)
  • Vice Admiral Dirk J. Debbink, USN
  • Mr. Donald R. Dixon
  • Captain Charles D. Fox III, USNR (Ret.)
  • Captain Wayne R. Fritz, USN (Ret.)
  • Commander Harold E. Gordon, USNR (Ret.)
  • Mr. Alan C. Goudy
  • Mr. Richard H. Hakanson
  • Mr. Milledge A. Hart III
  • Mr. Paul Hoff
  • Lieutenant Commander Lawrence B. Hunt, USN (Ret.)
  • Captain James E. Johnson, USN (Ret.)
  • Mr. Howard J. Kestenberg
  • Captain Harry W. Konkel, USN (Ret.)
  • Commander John T. Knudsen, USN (Ret.)
  • Captain Lloyd G. LeCain, Jr., USN (Ret.)
  • Colonel Andrew J. Ley, USMCR (Ret.)
  • Captain Paul G. Linaweaver, Jr., USN (Ret.)
  • Mr. David Lyman
  • Mr. Philip W. McMahan
  • Mrs. Angie F. Marshall
  • Commander Channing W. Medwedeff, USN (Ret.)
  • Commander W. Lincoln Mossop, Jr., USN (Ret.)
  • Colonel George Mushalko, USAF (Ret.)
  • The Honorable Sean O'Keefe
  • Lieutenant Commander Jason M. Pilalas, USNR (Ret.)
  • Mr. Frank T. Price
  • Dr. Michael Rabinowitz
  • Lieutenant Commander Thor H. Ramsing, USNR (Ret.)
  • Mr. Robert S. Regan
  • Lieutenant Commander James A. Roberts, USNR (Ret.)
  • Commander Richard M. Rosenberg, USNR
  • Dr. Robert W. Selle
  • Mr. Eugene Siembieda
  • Vice Admiral George P. Steele II, USN (Ret.)
  • Commander Ralph W. Stell, Jr., USN (Ret.)
  • Mr. Gerald D. Sullivan
  • Mr. R. Peter Sullivan III
  • Mr. Andrew F. Tabas
  • Mr. Andrew C. Taylor
  • Mr. O. Jay Tomson
  • Vice Admiral Patricia A. Tracey, USN (Ret.)
  • Mr. Everett P. Weaver
  • Mr. Howard R. Weiss
  • Captain James E. Wise, Jr., USN (Ret.)
  • Vice Admiral Lando W. Zech, Jr., USN (Ret.)
  • Anonymous Donor
  • * Deceased


Conferences and Events

Defense Forum Washington 2015

Mon, 2015-12-07

Defense Forum Washington will take place 7 December 2015 at the Newseum - Knight Conference Center in Washington, DC.  

Maritime Security Dialogue

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From the Press

"Goldrick Seminar: 2015"

Thu, 2015-12-03

Guest Speakers & Book Signing

Mon, 2015-12-07

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