We are the preeminent thought leader serving all Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard personnel by advancing the naval profession and preserving our naval history. USNI enhances the understanding of the vital contribution of American sea power to the defense and economic well-being of our nation.
To provide an independent forum for those who dare to read, think, speak, and write in order to advance the professional, literary, and scientific understanding of sea power and other issues critical to national defense.
The Naval Institute shall remain
INDEPENDENT – A non-profit member association, with no government support, that does not lobby for special interests;
NON-PARTISAN – An independent, professional military association with a mission, goals and objectives that transcend political affiliations; and shall encourage
IDEAS – Through its respected journals Proceedings and Naval History, its conferences, its books and its online content, in support of those who serve.
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