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September 01, 2014
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Annual Sea Services Recognition Awards Banquet

Hosted by the Madison Council

Friday, September 26, 2014

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Operation: Military Kids (OMK) is excited that our Wisconsin 4-H Partner has again been selected to host a

For military children ages 8-15 years.

It will be held July 6-11, 2014 at the 4-H Memorial Camp near Monticello, IL

Apply online at www.campcorral.org

Any child from a military family is eligible to apply, although acceptance priority is given to children of wounded, disabled, or fallen military Service members. Additional details can be found on the application website.
The Milwaukee Council Of The Navy League Is Proud To Sponsor The Upcoming Commissioning Of The
USS MILWAUKEE (LCS 5)

Click Here To Visit the Commissioning Website

USS Dwight D.Eisenhower (CVN 69) operating in the US 5th Fleet Area Of Responsibility as part of Operation Enduring Freedom

Click Here To View

WELCOME! 
The Navy League of the United States was founded in 1902 with the encouragement of President Theodore Roosevelt.  It is unique among military-oriented associations in that it is a civilian organization dedicated to the education of our citizens, including our elected officials, and the support of the men and women of the sea services and their families.

The objective and purpose of the Navy League is twofold: educational and motivational.  We must acquire and display before the citizens of our country information regarding the condition of our naval and maritime forces.  We must awaken interest and support in all matters which aid our maritime capabilities.

"It seems to me that all good Americans interested in the growth of their country and sensitive to its honor, should give hearty support to the policies which the Navy League is founded to further.  For the building and maintaining in proper shape of the American Navy, we must rely on nothing but the broad and farsighted patriotism of our people as a whole."  Teddy Roosevelt
To this end, the Navy League works closely with the Navy, Marine Corps, Coast Guard, and US-flag Merchant Marine through a network of 246 councils in the U.S. and around the world.  The Navy League has over 46 thousand active members.

The Navy League supports America's young people through its youth programs, including sponsorship of the US Naval Sea Cadet Corps and the Navy League Scholarship Program.  Individual councils are also involved in promoting youth-oriented activities in their communities such as NJROTC, MCJROTC, and ROTC units along with other recognized youth programs.  Local councils and national headquarters provide over $200,000 in scholarships and awards every year.

Navy League councils support active duty military personnel through "adoption" of ships, installations, and units; commissioning ceremonies; award programs; and other recognition programs.

Over the years, the Navy League has compiled an impressive record of accomplishments.  Today the Navy League is widely respected by citizens, community and industrial leaders, and public officials.  Navy League programs are welcomed in communities throughout the nation, and members are recognized for their integrity and patriotism.

    WHAT WILL OUR NAVY WILL LOOK LIKE IN THE NEXT FIVE TO TEN YEARS?    

Please see the attached Defense Budget Priorities & Choices document [PDF Reader Required] provided by Secretary Panetta.  Thanks to NLUS National President Phil Dunmire.

Read Philip Dunmire's Introduction

TODAY IN US NAVY HISTORY 
TODAY IN US COAST GUARD HISTORY 

THE GREAT LAKES REGION IS BUILDING NAVY SHIPS AGAIN!

Our Council Is Proud To Support
The Navy's
Littoral Combat Ship Program



Marinette Marine Website

Lockheed Martin: About the LCS Program

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