Navy League

Navy League

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The Navy League of the United States, founded in 1902 with the support of President Theodore Roosevelt, is a nonprofit civilian, educational and advocacy organization that supports America’s sea services: the Navy, Marine Corps, Coast Guard and US – flag Merchant Marine. Through national and local programs, the Navy League of the United States provides a powerful voice to educate the public and Congress on the importance of our Sea Services to our nation’s defense, well-being and economic prosperity. The Navy League provides support to our Sea services personnel and their families and youth programs such as the Naval Sea Cadet Corps. Junior ROTC and Young Marines, that expose young people to the values of our sea services.

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The rain garden at Veterans Village is finally complete! Learn more about how you can volunteer with Heroic Gardens this Fall and serve the Veteran community: www.heroicgardens.org/volunteer

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Recent Events

Supporting Sea Services

The Philadelphia Council of the US Navy league continues to support our Sea services including the USCG Sector Delaware Bay. As part of this support, our Council contributed to the recognition recently of BM1 Price as the Enlisted Person of the Quarter for Sector Delaware Bay. BM1 Price serves Read More

Memorial Poster Dedication

The Philadelphia Council of the US Navy League had the privilege of supporting and participating in a "Memorial Poster Dedication" for a local resident, Hall of Fame football player, and a Coast Guard Hero. Emlen Tunnell. Friends, relatives, and local community leaders attended the unveiling of a wonderful, and Read More

Giving Back and Investing in Our Future.

Council President Bill Youngblood and Director Chris Baker attended the annual Bensalem HS MCJROTC awards ceremony. Seen here is President Youngblood presenting the Navy League Youth Medal to Cadet Lance Corporal Nyah Hyers. BZ Cadet!

The Veterans & Family Resource Fair

Thank you all who turned out to support the Veterans & Family resource fair organized by the Coatsville VA hospital. Our own Chris Baker doing that "Work".  BZ Chris!!

Annual Gathering of Heroes

The Marine Corps held its 12th annual Gathering of Heroes event on Saturday in Philadelphia. The event took place at the 23rd Street Armory in Center City. All proceeds from the event went toward the Marine Corps-Law Enforcement Foundation, which provides a $35,000 educational account for every child who Read More

Raising Funds for the Basilone Memorial Foundation

Council Director Chris Baker “Hitting the beach again!” Chris attended the 2022 fundraising event for the Basilone Memorial Foundation. John Basilone was a United States Marine Gunnery Sergeant who received the nation’s highest military award for valor, the Medal of Honor, for heroism during the Battle of Guadalcanal in Read More

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