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  • 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

  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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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