“I can imagine no more rewarding a career. And any man who may be asked in this century what he did to make his life worthwhile, I think can respond with a good deal of pride and satisfaction:
“I served in the United States Navy."
President John F. Kennedy
"Adaptability is a characteristic of the American fighting man that has enabled this country’s Armed Forces to emerge triumphant in every major war we have fought. Adaptability is synonymous with the operations of the United States Coast Guard."
Fleet Admiral Chester W. Nimitz
"Throughout American history, the Merchant Marine has been indispensable to our security and prosperity. Today, our merchant fleet binds us in peaceful commerce with the increasingly interdependent nations of the world."
President Lyndon B. Johnson
Tophatter's Squadron is a USNSCC, for cadets ages 13 and up. With the help of our officers, instructors, and military units, young men and women learn basic naval customs and traditions, while also learning the value of patriotism, courage, self-reliance, teamwork, and accountability. Drills on Naval Station Norfolk.
CORE is a volunteer spouse-led network of seminars, workshops, and classes dedicated to enriching all sea service spouses and promoting the ever-changing military lifestyle.
Assist in celebrating the candidates from Surface Forces, Naval Air Forces, Submarine Forces, Naval Expeditionary Combat Command, Naval Information Forces, United States Fleet Forces DRA
who are being recognized as the Best of the Best by their Commands. They come to Norfolk for a week-long selection process culminating in the announcement of the Sea and Shore sailors.
Hampton Road Convention Center
Please register to attend MEGARUST and visit our booth!
Register link https://www.navalengineers.org/symposia/MR2021
MegaRust is conducted ann...
Hampton Road Convention Center
Save the Date for this annual conference. It will be virtual due to COVID restrictions. Online registration coming soon.
Presented with CORE...
Details coming soon! COVID-19 once again put this event in a holding pattern to make final announcements.
Please consider supporting Navy League Hampton Roads! No matter the amount, your gift remains in the Hampton Roads community helping to con...
Your donation will enable us to continue our mission of supporting the Sea Services. Your generous donation will enhance the morale of active duty personnel and their familes.
CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD
CAPT Louis Schager, USN (RET)
FORCM James Monroe, USN (RET) -Immediate Past Chairman
Mr. Wayne Callis- VP, Development
FLTCM Jon Thompson, USN (RET) -Treasurer
CDR Mark E. Newcomb, JACG, USN (RET) - Judge Advocate
RADM Chuck Beers, USN (RET)-Secretary
CAPT Christopher “Kit” Chope, USN (RET) - VP, Military Affairs
CAPT Robert N. Geis, USN (RET) - VP, At Large
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
VADM David Architzel, USN (RET)
CDR Charles S. Arrants, USN (RET)
CAPT Douglas Beaver, USN (RET)
CAPT Robert E. Clark, USN (RET)
CAPT Bill Crow, USN (RET)
Rear Admiral John E. Crowley, USCG (RET)
ADM William E. Gortney, USN (RET)
RADM Jack Kavanaugh, SC, USN (RET)
CAPT Brenda Kerr, USCG (RET)
Mr. Kevin F. King
CAPT Steve Laukaitis, USN (RET)
Mr. Robert McCashin
Mr. Mike Nicosia
CAPT Michael O’Hearn, USN (RET)
CAPT Len Remias, USN (Ret)
CAPT S. Robert Roth, USN (RET)
CAPT Larry Tindal, USN (RET)
Mrs. Feba Thomas
Ms. Jordan Watkins
Chairman of the Board
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