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About NLUS Vallejo Council 

Welcome to Navy League of the United States Vallejo Council!

The Navy League of the United States was founded in 1902 with the enthusiastic support of President Theodore Roosevelt.  Since its founding, the Navy League has promoted the need for strength in American sea power, and has grown to become the foremost citizens’ organization to serve, support and stand with all U.S. sea services — the Navy, Marine Corps, Coast Guard and U.S.-flag Merchant Marine. Decade after decade, the Navy League has demonstrated its leadership in advocating superior sea power to safeguard U.S. national security, protect American economic interests and ensure freedom of the seas.

The Navy League has three missions: to enhance the morale of active-duty personnel and their families; to inform Congress and the American public on the importance of strong sea services; and to support youth through programs such as the Naval Sea Cadet Corps, Junior ROTC and Young Marines that expose young people to the values of our sea services.

The Vallejo Council was chartered by the Navy League on February 1, 1942. We are a 501(c)3 non-profit organization (EIN 83-0440935) and we currently have approximately 45 members located throughout Solano and neighboring counties. We are Citizens in Support of the Sea Services, which makes us unique among military support organizations in that you do not have to have served in uniform to be a member. 

Our Key Activities include:

  • Monthly  meetings Board meetings at California Maritime Academy to keep us well informed by hearing from knowledgeable speakers.

  • Providing support to our two adopted youth groups, the Naval Sea Cadet Corps and the NJROTC

  • Providing awards to California Maritime Academy students. 

  • Participating in the Memorial Day Ceremonies at Mare Island Veterans Cemetery

  • Wreaths Across America Ceremony at Mare Island Veterans Cemetery.

  • Providing support to Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) programs for the Sea Cadets

  • Sponsor of Wreaths Across America Ceremony at Mare Island Veterans Cemetery

  • Fundraising for our Sponsored youth groups

The Navy League is a civilian program and offers citizens a way to interact with and directly support the impressive young men and women in our military sea services and associated youth programs.

We are always looking for new members to join the Vallejo Council and please remember you do not have to be from a military background to join.

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USS Emery S. Land (AS-39)
adopted March 2021