Life Membership provides all the benefits of membership without renewal notices. Plus, special life member gifts to remind you of your commitment to the Sea Services.

Life Members receive:
  • The print edition of Proceedings, the most important and must-read publication for the Sea Services, plus full access to USNI.org and the digital edition of the Proceedings. Download the Proceedings App for anytime accessibility.
  • Discounts of up to 40% off of all titles published by the Naval Institute Press and Dead Reckoning, a publisher of graphic novels and an imprint of the Naval Institute Press.

  • A 35% discount on subscriptions to our award-winning bi-monthly Naval History magazine.

  • Exclusive invitations to our free professional conference series and events, as well as a significant discount on registration for the largest Sea Services conference in the nation, WEST, held every winter in San Diego, CA. Network with members, military leaders and defense industry executives.

  • Access to over 145 years of archival information, including oral histories, rare photographs, and every article published in Proceedings from 1874 to today.

  • Professional credentials that show your commitment to the Sea Service community.

  • The opportunity to lend your voice to the open forum and engage in intellectual debate to advance the naval profession.

  • A personalized solid wood plaque.

  • A Naval Institute Fleece Pullover.

  • An official Life Member Baseball Cap.

  • An embroidered Naval Institute patch.

  • A Naval Institute lapel pin.

  • Naval Institute decals and a special Life Member certificate.

Life Membership is $1,550

Online Life Membership

Don’t want to receive a print magazine, but want to stay engaged in rich Naval Institute content, including lifelong digital access to the Proceedings? Then select our Online Life Membership option.

 Online Life Membership is $995