Mission of the Richmond Virginia Council Navy League  

*​ Is a civilian volunteer non-profit organization, prior military service is not required.  Serving military personnel may also join.

* Supports personnel & families of the NavyMarine CorpsCoast Guard, Merchant Marine, and Military Sealift Command.

​* Supports youth programs: JROTC and Naval Sea Cadets.

* Supports USS CARTER HALL, USS NORMANDY, USS GRAVELY, USCGC NORTHLAND, Military Sealift Command, Oceana Navy 

   Strike Fighter Squadron 213 Blacklions, Naval Talent Acquisition Group Richmond and the Navy Reserve Center Richmond,       

   with donations to Morale, Welfare & Recreation (MWR) funds and attendance at Change of Command & other events.

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

* Sends care packages to forward-deployed military personnel. 

* Sponsors group trips, day cruises aboard ships, tours of military bases and ships, Blue Angels Air Shows, memorial services,

   commissionings, and other events.

 Annual Golf Outing fundraiser for other fundraising events.

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

*  Inform citizens and political leaders of the vital importance to the country of a comprehensive and fully prepared sea service.

* Advocacy for legislation and education through affiliation with the Navy League of the United States

* Monthly Richmond Virginia Council The Lucky Bag newsletter and our Council brochure.

​​                    USS Carter Hall (LSD-50)      

                  Harpers Ferry-class Landing Ship Dock                      Commissioned 1995

Homeport: NAB Little Creek, VA


USCGC Northland (WMEC-904) 

Medium Endurance Cutter

Commissioned 1984

Homeport:  Portsmouth, VA


Our Adopted Ships and Units

USCGC Legare (WMEC-912) 

Medium Endurance Cutter

Commissioned 1990

Homeport:  Portsmouth, VA


USS Normandy (CG-60) 

Ticonderoga-class Missile Cruiser

Commissioned 1989

Homeport:  NS Norfolk

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USS Gravely (DDG-107)  

Arleigh Burke-class Missile Destroyer

Commissioned 2010

Homeport:  NS Norfolk, VA

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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 Corps, 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.

Jay Fiedler - President 2023

Richmond Virginia Council Navy League

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Richmond Virginia Council Navy League of the United States

2015 West Laburnum Avenue, Richmond, VA 23227

Box 11201, Richmond, VA  23230 (mailing address)

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

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