~ ~ ~ ~ Richmond Virginia Council Navy League Mission ~ ~ ~ ~
* Is a civilian organization, prior military service is not required. Any US citizen may join.
* Supports youth programs: JROTC and Naval Sea Cadets
* Supports U.S. Navy ships Carter Hall, Normandy, Gravely, & USCGC Northland
with donations to Morale, Welfare and Recreation (MWR) funds, and attendance
at change of command and other events.
* Awards programs for Sailors, Recruiters, Reservists, Sea Cadet & JROTC units.
* Sends care packages to forward-deployed military.
* Group trips: day cruises aboard ships, tours of military bases and ships and submarines,
* Navy Day and Spring luncheons with speakers.
* Advocacy for legislation and education through affiliation with 'Seapower' magazine
and the National Navy League
* Monthly Richmond Virginia Council newsletter
Navy teamwork in action
Slideshow of some of our activities
Attention on deck!
Naval power projection
"The Big Stick"
USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN-71), Feb 2015
USCGC Northland (WMEC-904)
Medium endurance cutter
Homeport: Portsmouth, VA
October 13, 2016. US Navy 241 years strong
October 13, 2015. US Navy 240 years strong
Our Adopted Ships
US Naval Flight Demonstration Squadron
Blue Angels Air Show starts with the flag
Richmond Council Navy League Board members
make presentation on the USS Wasp Jan 2015
Welcome to the Richmond Council Navy League website. Thank you for your interest.
We want to share with you our enthusiasm and support of the men and women of our military sea services: the U.S. Navy, Marines, Coast Guard, Merchant Marine, their families, and our related Youth Programs.
Our success as Citizens in Support of the Sea Services depends on our Membership. Please join us.
For more information, please see the activities listed below, the national 'SeaPower' magazine, our local council newsletter 'The Lucky Bag', or call our office 804-355-7557.
John Harler - president
Richmond Virginia Council Navy League