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135th Birthday of the Naval Institute - October 9th

In honor of the Navy Birthday, the Naval Institute and the Navy Memorial have teamed up to bring Americans at War to the Navy TV Channel. This exciting partnership with the Navy Memorial not only showcases Americans at War on Navy TV, but also in their movie theater. This partnership will allow us to bring the rich content of the Naval Institute to the Washington D.C. venue of the Navy Memorial.

Americans at War is made possible by the support of members and donors to the Naval Institute Foundation and the Tawani Foundation. This generosity enables us to continue our Oral History Program founded in the 1969.


Read about the History of the Naval Institute in the Proceedings article, A Journey in Time by Fred Schultz


233rd Birthday of the U.S. Navy - October 13th

Cover of the first Bluejacket's Manual - 1902


Reflecting on the Navy's Heritage on its 233rd Birthday Adapted from Chapter 2 of the forthcoming 24th edition of The Bluejacket's Manual by Thomas J. Cutler

MCPON Sends Birthday Message to the Fleet

CNO Sends Birthday Message to Fleet

Maritime Strategy in an Age of Blood and Belief by Vice Admiral Sandy Winnefeld, U.S. Navy

The Commanders Respond Our question to naval commanders-in-chief around the world is: How do you explain to your government and fellow citizens why your navy is necessary and worth what it costs?




163rd Birthday of U.S. Naval Academy - October 10th

The Naval Academy was established without Congressional funding, at a 10-acre Army post named Fort Severn in Annapolis, Maryland, on October 10, 1845, with a class of 50 midshipmen and seven professors. The curriculum included mathematics and navigation, gunnery and steam, chemistry, English, natural philosophy, and French.

Featuring the Naval Institute Press Book:


A Self-Guided Tour of the U.S. Naval Academy
By Taylor Baldwin Kiland and Jamie Howren

Drawing on colorful literary and historical references, this narrative guide to the U.S. Naval Academy grounds—known as the Yard—takes visitors on a prescribed path within the walls of a great Annapolis institution that has been educating midshipmen for more than 150 years. Visitors can move at their own pace as they immerse themselves in the Academy's culture, as described here, and linger over what appeals to them most, be it John Paul Jones' crypt, a collection of Currier and Ives prints at the Naval Academy Museum, or antique cannons from the Spanish-American War.



List Price: $21.95

Member Price: $17.56





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