The Navy League has provided a powerful voice for a stronger sea service to Congress and to the American people. Founded in 1902 with the encouragement of President Theodore Roosevelt, the Navy League of the United States has grown into the foremost citizens’ organization to serve, support and stand with all the sea services – the U.S. Navy, U.S. Marine Corps, U.S. Coast Guard and U.S.-flag Merchant Marine.
The Navy League is comprised of 40,000 civilians in more than 240 councils around the world working to support sea service members and their families. We do this through a variety of education programs that remind our fellow citizens that the United States is a maritime nation whose national economic and security interests are inextricably tied to the freedom of the seas.
The Navy League has three missions:
The Navy League of the United States will be the preferred resource for the education of both the United States Congress and the American Public on our sea services.
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