Donor Stories

  • 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 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
  • 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...

  • 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

  • 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 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
  • 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,...

All Naval Institute Student Membership Donors

Arizona State University

  • CDR Milton Parsons, USN (Ret.)
    Arizona State University Class of '65

Boston University

  • Mr. Steve Waters

College of the Holy Cross

  • VADM Peter H. Daly, USN (Ret.)
    Holy Cross Class of '77

Cornell University

  • RADM Christopher J. Mossey, USN (Ret.)
    Cornell Class of '81

George Washington University

  • CAPT Brian T. Smith, USN (Ret.)
    GW Nonprofit Management Graduate Class of '14

Marquette University

  • VADM Gerald R. Beaman, USN (Ret.)
    Marquette University Class of '74

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

  • Mr. Stephen M. Waters
    Harvard Class of '68, M.B.A. ’74

Miami University (OH)

  • ADM Stanley R Arthur, USN (Ret.)
    Miami (OH) Class of '57

Northwestern University

  • RDML James McManamon, USN (Ret.)
    Northwestern Class of '80

Ohio State University

  • RADM Frank Lacroix, USN (Ret.)
    Ohio State University Alumnus

Purdue University

  • LCDR Donald G. Clodfelter, USNR (Ret.)
    Purdue Class of '55

State University of New York Maritime Academy

  • Mr. Donald Brennan
    SUNY Maritime Academy Class of '61

Tuskegee University

  • VADM Kevin P. Green, USN (Ret.)
    Tuskegee Board of Trustees

U.S. Coast Guard Academy

Alpha Company

  • RADM Fred L. Ames, USCG (Ret.)
    U.S. Coast Guard Academy Class of '68

Bravo Company

  • RADM Cari B. Thomas, USCG
    U.S. Coast Guard Academy Class of '84

Charlie Company

  • RADM Charles D. Michel, USCG
    U.S. Coast Guard Academy Class of '85

Delta Company

  • ADM James M. Loy, USCG (Ret.)
    U.S. Coast Guard Academy Class of '64

Echo Company

  • ADM Thomas H. Collins, USCG (Ret.)
    U.S. Coast Guard Academy Class of '68

Foxtrot Company

  • ADM Robert E. Kramek, USCG (Ret.)
    U.S. Coast Guard Academy Class of '61

Golf Company

  • RADM Peter J. Brown, USCG
    U.S. Coast Guard Academy Class of '85

Hotel Company

  • VADM Sally Brice-O'Hara, USCG (Ret.)

U.S. Naval Academy

1st Company

  • Gen Peter Pace, USMC (Ret.)
    U.S. Naval Academy Class of '67

2nd Company

  • Mr. Corbin McNeill
    U.S. Naval Academy Class of '62

4th Company

  • Mr. John Morton
    Naval Academy Class of ’67

5th Company

  • VADM Paul E. Sullivan, USN (Ret.) and Mr. Paul Johnson
    U.S. Naval Academy Class of '74 and '76

6th Company

  • VADM James A. Sagerholm, USN (Ret.)
    U.S. Naval Academy Class of '52

11th Company

  • ADM Henry H. Mauz, Jr., USN (Ret.) and members of the 11th Company
    U.S. Naval Academy Class of '59

13th Company

  • CAPT John P. "Sean" Coffey, USN (Ret.)
    U.S. Naval Academy Class of '78

15th Company

  • Dr. J. P. London
    U.S. Naval Academy Class of '59

16th Company

  • ADM James G. Stavridis, USN (Ret.)
    U.S. Naval Academy Class of '76

17th Company

  • Ms. Mary Ripley
    Daughter of Col John W. Ripley, USMC (Ret.)

19th Company

  • CDR Greg Glaros, USN (Ret.)
    U.S. Naval Academy Class of '86

20th Company

  • Mrs. Mary C. (Gaul) Salvato and CAPT Michael S. Salvato, USN (Ret.)
    U.S. Naval Academy Class of '83

23rd Company

  • VADM Dirk J. Debbink, USNR (Ret.)
    U.S. Naval Academy Class of '77

24th Company

  • RADM John T. "Jack" Natter, USN (Ret.)
    U.S. Naval Academy Class of '62

26th Company

  • ADM John M Richardson, USN
    U.S. Naval Academy Class of '82

27th Company

  • VADM John M. Bird, USN (Ret.)
    U.S. Naval Academy Class of '77

28th Company

  • Col James "Jim" E. Harbison, USMC (Ret.) and Beth Harbison
    U.S. Naval Academy Class of '78

29th Company

  • Mr. and Mrs. Mike Titsworth
    In honor of their sponsor son, USNA Class of '09

30th Company

  • RADM Daniel R. Bowler, USN (Ret.)
    U.S. Naval Academy Class of '70

University of Arizona

  • Mr. Tom Peyatt

University of Florida

  • RADM Mark Emerson, USN (Ret.)
    University of Florida Class of '76

University of Illinois

  • Mr. Christopher P. Michel
    University of Illinois Class of '89

University of Michigan

  • CAPT William C. Filkins, USN (Ret.)
    University of Michigan Class of '53

University of Minnesota

  • CAPT Roger E. Ekman, USN (Ret.)
    Minnesota Class of '52

University of Notre Dame

  • Mr. Paul Charron
    Notre Dame Class of '64

University of Pennsylvania

  • John R. Haines, Esq.

University of South Carolina

  • Mr. Thomas C. Deas
    University of South Carolina Class of '72

University of Southern California

  • LCDR Jason M Pilalas, USNR (Ret.)
    USC Class of '63

University of Texas

  • ADM William H. McRaven, USN (Ret.)
    University of Texas Class of '77

University of Utah

  • RADM Matthew G Moffit, USN (Ret.)
    Utah Class of '74

University of Washington

  • RADM Herbert M Bridge, USNR (Ret.) and Mr. William M Rosen

University of Wisconsin

  • RADM David A. Janes, USNR (Ret.)
    University of Wisconsin Class of ‘59

Villanova University

  • John R. Haines, Esq.
    Villanova Class of '79

Virginia Military Institute

  • VADM Terrence E. "Terry" McKnight, USN (Ret.)
    VMI Class of 1978

Yale University

  • RADM Joseph F. Callo, USNR (Ret.)
    Yale University Class of '52


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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