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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
  • 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 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
  • 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: 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: 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: 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 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
  • 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,...

The 1873 Society

The 1873 Society
 
2012

Mr. Martin J. Bollinger

Rear Admiral Daniel R. Bowler, USN (Ret.)

Mr. Donald P. Brennan

Vice Admiral Herbert A. Browne, USN (Ret.)

Rear Admiral Joseph F. Callo, USNR (Ret.)

Vice Admiral Peter H. Daly, USN (Ret.)

The Honorable Gordon R. England

Mr. J. Christopher Flowers

Mr. Frank M. Gren

Mr. Howard J. Kestenberg

Mr. Kenneth O. Klepper

Captain Harry W. Konkel, USN (Ret.)

Captain H. F. Lenfest, USNR (Ret.)

Major Richard B. Lieb, USMCR (Ret.)

Dr. J. Phillip London

The Honorable Robert C. McCormack

Rear Admiral Terence E. McKnight, USN (Ret.)

Mr. Edward S. Miller

Mr. T. Truxton Morrison

General Peter Pace, USMC (Ret.)

Mr. Jason M. Pilalas

Colonel James N. Pritzker, IL ARNG (Ret.)

Mr. S. Melvin Rines

The John J. Schiff Family

Mr. Richard J. Szumiel*

Mr. O. Jay Tomson

Stephen and Sandra Waters

Mr. Michael M. Wiseman

Anonymous Donor

 
2011

Mr. Martin J. Bollinger

Rear Admiral Joseph F. Callo, USNR (Ret.)

Mr. Patrick S. Cole

The Honorable Gordon R. England

Mr. Mark W. Johnson

Mr. Howard J. Kestenberg

Captain Harry W. Konkel, USN (Ret.)

Captain H. F. Lenfest, USNR (Ret.)

Major Richard B. Lieb, USMCR (Ret.)

Dr. J. Phillip London

Rear Admiral Terence E. McKnight, USN (Ret.)

Mr. Merrill D. Martin

The Honorable J. William Middendorf II

Mr. Edward S. Miller

Mr. T. Truxtun Morrison

General Peter Pace, USMC (Ret.)

The Edward M. Polk Family

Colonel James N. Pritzker, IL ARNG (Ret.)

Vice Admiral Norman W. Ray, USN (Ret.)

Commander William A. Read, Jr., USNR (Ret.)

Mr. G. West Saltonstall

The John J. Schiff Family

Chief Petty Officer Loren E. Schrock, USN (Ret.)

Captain Edward A. Studzinski, USN (Ret.)

Major General Thomas L. Wilkerson, USMC (Ret.)

Mr. Michael M. Wiseman

 

2010

Mr. Martin J. Bollinger

Mr. Jack O. Bovender, Jr.

Lieutenant Commander Donald P. Brennan, USNR (Ret.)

Mr. Alfred M. Cady III

Mark E. Dowhy and Anna S. Anderson

Estel Luan Garlick*

Mr. Frank M. Gren

Mr. Mark W. Johnson

Captain H. F. Lenfest, USNR (Ret.)

Dr. J. Phillip London

Mr. Merrill D. Martin

Mr. Edward S. Miller

Mr. T. Truxtun Morrison

General Peter Pace, USMC (Ret.)

Mr. Jason M. Pilalas

Vice Admiral Norman W. Ray, USN (Ret.)

Commander William A. Read, Jr., USNR (Ret.)

Commander Richard M. Rosenberg, USNR (Ret.)

Mr. G. West Saltonstall

The John J. Schiff Family

Captain Edward A. Studzinski, USNR (Ret.)

Mr. Jack C. Taylor

Mr. O. Jay Tomson

Mr. Everett P. Weaver

Major General Thomas L. Wilkerson, USMC (Ret.)

Mr. Michael M. Wiseman

 

*Deceased

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