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  • 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...

  • Grateful to Serve

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

    Alan Park
    United States Navy
  • 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,...

  • 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: 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 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)
  • 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

The 1873 Society 2008

The 1873 Society -- 2008
  • Rear Admiral Joseph F. Callo, USNR (Ret.), and Captain Sally McElwreath, USNR (Ret.)
  • Captain Earnest G. Campbell, USN (Ret.)*
  • Sergeant Major Charles W. Godwin, USA (Ret.)*
  • Mr. Peter A. Gudmundsson
  • Mr. Thomas M. Gunn
  • Mr. Mark W. Johnson
  • Captain H. F. Lenfest, USNR (Ret.)
  • Mr. J. P. London
  • Admiral James M. Loy, USCG (Ret.)
  • Honorable Robert C. McCormack
  • Rosa Laird McDonald, CBE*
  • Mr. Merrill D. Martin
  • Mr. Christopher P. Michel
  • Edward and Joyce Miller
  • Captain Randell H. Prothro, USN (Ret.)
  • Vice Admiral Norman W. Ray, USN (Ret.)
  • The John J. Schiff Family
  • Colonel Willard B. Snyder, USAR (Ret.)
  • Rear Admiral Sidney A. Wallace, USCG (Ret.)
  • Major General Thomas L. Wilkerson, USMC (Ret.)
  • Dr. John Durfee Winslow*
  • Anonymous Donor
  • * Deceased

 
 

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