~ ~ ~ ~ Richmond Virginia Council Navy League Mission ~ ~ ~ ~ 


                  * Is a civilian organization, prior military service is not required. Any US citizen may join.

                  * Supports personnel & families of the Navy, Marines, Coast Guard, Merchant Marine,

                     & Military Sealift Command.

                  * Supports youth programs: JROTC                      and Naval Sea Cadets

                  * Supports U.S. Navy ships Carter Hall, Normandy, Gravely, USCGC Northland,

                     Military Sealift Command,  & Navy Strike Fighter Squadron 213, with donations to Morale, 

                     Welfare & Recreation (MWR) funds, & attendance at change of command & other events.

                 * Awards programs for Sailors, Recruiters, Reservists, Sea Cadet & JROTC units.

                 * Sends care packages to forward-deployed military personnel. 

                 * Group trips: day cruises aboard ships, tours of military bases and ships and submarines,

                    Blue Angels Air Shows, memorial services, commissionings, & others  2017  2018  2019

                 * Annual Golf Outing fundraiser in May                            for other fundraising click here

                 * Spring ,Summer and Fall (Sea Services) luncheons with speakers.

                 * Advocacy for legislation and education through affiliation with 'Seapower' magazine

                    and the  National Navy League              

                 * Monthly Richmond Virginia Council newsletter   and our Council brochure.


                    USS Carter Hall (LSD-50)

       Harpers Ferry-class Landing Ship, Dock Commissioned 1995

Homeport: NAB Little Creek, VA

see timeline

see website





                President's welcome

Our Adopted Ships

            Navy teamwork in action

       Naval power projection

                           USS Normandy (CG-60)

                   Ticonderoga-class missile cruiser

                             Commissioned 1989

                        Homeport:  NS Norfolk, VA

     see timeline

      see website

Richmond Virginia Council Navy League of the United States

2015 West Laburnum Avenue

Box 11201, Richmond, VA  23230

phone 804-355-7557     fax 804-355-8788



National Navy League of the United States





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 and Military Sealift Command,  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 our activities listed here, our local council newsletter "The Lucky Bag,'  our brochure,  the national 'SeaPower' magazine, or call our office 804-355-7557.

                                                  Harvey Lankford - president

                                     Richmond Virginia Council Navy League

            US Naval Flight Demonstration Squadron

           Blue Angels Air Show starts with the flag

Attention on deck !

    USCGC Northland (WMEC-904)

          Medium endurance cutter

              Commissioned 1984

          Homeport:  Portsmouth, VA

see website

​      Richmond Virginia Council Navy League of the United States

                                   2015 West Laburnum Avenue 

                                Box 11201, Richmond, VA  23230 

                         phone 804-355-7557    fax 804-355-8788



                           National Navy League of the United States

            USS Gravely (DDG-107)

   Arleigh Burke-class missile destroyer 

               Commissioned 2010

          Homeport:  NS Norfolk, VA

see timeline

see website

     Richmond Council Navy League Board Members

   presentation to the USS Wasp Jan 2015

Richmond Council Navy League delivers to

            USCGC Northland,  Dec 2018