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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...

  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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,...

  • 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 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: 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
  • 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)

The 1873 Society - 2009

The 1873 Society -- 2009
  • 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
  • Mr. John H. Fullmer
  • Mr. Frank M. Gren
  • Mr. Ben Johnson III
  • Mr. Mark W. Johnson
  • Lieutenant Commander Peter J. Lavezzoli, SC, USNR (Ret.)
  • Captain H. F. Lenfest, USNR (Ret.)
  • Dr. J. Phillip London
  • Honorable Robert C. McCormack
  • Mr. Merrill D. Martin
  • Edward and Joyce Miller
  • Mr. T. Truxtun Morrison
  • General Peter Pace, USMC (Ret.)
  • Vice Admiral Norman W. Ray, USN (Ret.)
  • Commander William A. Read, Jr., USNR (Ret.)
  • The John J. Schiff Family
  • Dr. Robert W. Selle
  • Mr. Jack C. Taylor
  • Mr. O Jay Tomson
  • Stephen and Sandra Waters
  • Mr. Everett P. Weaver
  • Major General Thomas L. Wilkerson, USMC (Ret.)
  • Mr. Michael M. Wiseman
  • * Deceased

 
 

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