Donor Stories

  • 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)
  • 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,...

  • Grateful to Serve

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

    Alan Park
    United States Navy
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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...

  • 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

Leadership Club 2009

The Leadership Circle -- 2009
  • Captain Malcolm K. Beyer, Jr., USMC (Ret.)
  • Mrs. Martha Bowler
  • Captain Ben C. Byrnside, USN (Ret.)
  • Rear Admiral Joseph F. Callo, USNR (Ret.), and Captain Sally McElwreath, USNR (Ret.)
  • Mr. John K. Castle
  • Dr. David E. Conston
  • Mr. Clyde L. Crawford
  • Captain Russell S. Crenshaw, Jr., USN (Ret.)
  • Lieutenant Francis H. Curren, Jr., USNR (Ret.)
  • Vice Admiral Dirk J. Debbink, USNR
  • Commander Henry R. Delaney, Jr., USNR (Ret.)
  • Mr. Donald R. Dixon
  • Lieutenant Commander Thomas J. Duval, USN (Ret.)
  • Mr. Peter M. Edmondo
  • Captain Charles D. Fellows, USN (Ret.)
  • Captain Wayne R. Fritz, USN (Ret.)
  • Mr. Todd C. Fruen
  • Mr. Norman P. Goldblum
  • Commander Harold E. Gordon, USNR (Ret.)
  • Mr. Robert G. Gordon
  • Mr. Alan C. Goudy
  • Mr. Richard H. Hakanson
  • Mr. Kent Halvorsen
  • Lieutenant Shawn F. Hansen
  • Lieutenant Commander Lawrence B. Hunt, USN (Ret.)
  • Mr. Richard L. Jacobs
  • Mr. Richard L. Joutras
  • Vice Admiral Albert H. Konetzni, Jr., USN (Ret.)
  • Captain Harry W. Konkel, USN (Ret.)
  • Captain Lloyd G. LeCain, Jr., USN (Ret.)
  • The Honorable John F. Lehman
  • Colonel Andrew J. Ley, USMCR (Ret.)
  • Captain Paul G. Linaweaver, Jr., USN (Ret.)
  • Mrs. Angie F. Marshall
  • Lieutenant Commander Christopher P. Michel, USNR
  • Vice Admiral John G. Morgan, Jr., USN (Ret.)
  • Commander Frederick A. and Blythe N. Mucke
  • Mr. Winfield Padgett
  • Rear Admiral Kathleen K. Paige, USN (Ret.)
  • Vice Admiral J. Theodore Parker, USN (Ret.)
  • Vice Admiral Raymond E. Peet, USN (Ret.)
  • Mr. Jason M. Pilalas
  • Dr. Kyle B. Potts
  • Lieutenant Commander Thor H. Ramsing, USNR (Ret.)
  • Admiral J. Paul Reason, USN (Ret.)
  • Mr. James A. Roberts
  • Commander Richard M. Rosenberg, USNR
  • Vice Admiral William H. Rowden, USN (Ret.)
  • Mr. G. West Saltonstall
  • Lieutenant Commander Theodore M. Slabey, USN (Ret.)
  • Colonel Willard B. Snyder, USAR (Ret.)
  • Vice Admiral George P. Steele II, USN (Ret.)
  • Captain Edward A. Studzinski, USNR (Ret.)
  • Mr. Gerald D. Sullivan
  • Mr. Andrew F. Tabas
  • Colonel Frederic L. Tolleson, USMC (Ret.)
  • Mr. Michael Toner
  • Vice Admiral Patricia A. Tracey, USN (Ret.)
  • Captain Frederick Triggs II, USN (Ret.)
  • Mr. Howard R. Weiss
  • Commander E. Andrew Wilde, Jr., USNR (Ret.)
  • Captain James E. Wise, Jr., USN (Ret.)
  • Petty Officer Second Class John J. Zimmerman III, USNR
  • * 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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