Donor Stories

  • 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,...

  • 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

  • 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
  • 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
  • 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 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: 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)
  • Grateful to Serve

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

    Alan Park
    United States Navy

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


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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