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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...

  • 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: 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 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
  • 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 – 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
  • 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 - 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

2014 U.S. Naval Institute History Conference

Wed, 2014-10-01

The 2014 Naval History Conference is hosted by the U.S. Naval Institute and the U.S. Naval Academywith support from The William M...

Maritime Security Dialogue

Defense Forum Washington 2014

Newseum - Knight Conference Center

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