A Message from Eugene Godwin, President of
the Northern Virginia Council
We are a CO-OPERATIVE OF THE
CORPORATE AND THE CARING.
Our Goal - to continue education and support
of the issues which are important to ALL who have interest in our Sea
Services—exemplifying the value of a strong Navy
as advocated by President Theodore Roosevelt. The Navy League
describes itself as "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 Navy League
frequently holds events that provide opportunity for NLUS members and
corporate sponsors to have face-to-face interaction with senior leaders of
the Sea Services. We also enable our retired military members to keep
abreast of legislative and military matters which affect their individual
services. This format provides contact with the branch of service of a loved
one, or just the opportunity to be involved with a service that has moved
into the 21st century with pride and a clear understanding of its role and
We are proud of our mixture of community and corporate affiliate members,
retired military, family members and other sea supporters. We are committed
to providing a broad spectrum of activities for ALL our members and doing so
in an affordable manner. We pride ourselves in providing support for the
enlisted men and women who are members of our adopted units.
The Northern Virginia Council has a cadre of regular attendees at our
meetings, and we provide awards and monetary support to several adopted
ships and units. See the list to the left of this message.
As part of our support of the Sea Cadet Program we
sponsor an annual John Camp Memorial Scholarship to a selected Sea
If you have an interest in the Sea Services,
membership, public affairs, youth, or other Council activities, please let
us know. We cherish our long-time associates and are always looking for new
blood to keep the Council growing better and better!
You will receive reports on events and updates announcing special programs
as they occur, electronically if you provide an e-mail address.
WE VALUE YOUR PARTICIPATION.
Please click on "Contact Us" above for
a list of our council officers. Eugene Godwin,