This year saw the kick-off of the Congressional Military Youth Programs
Caucus, an effort between the NSCC and
the Young Marines, co-chaired by Rep.
Madeleine Bordallo, D-Guam, and Rep.
Duncan Hunter, R-Calif. This caucus was
created to educate its members about the
organizations, advocate for continued
congressional support and ensure that
the programs thrive well into the future.
A significant portion of USNSCC’s
efforts remain focused on improvement
of communications capabilities, to reach
current members and those who might
be interested in joining as a cadet, volunteer or supporter. These efforts include,
but are not limited to: The continued
rebranding of the USNSCC image, to
include roll-out of an updated professional and youthful look implemented
across the spectrum of communications
materials; increasing engagement across
social media platforms with volunteers,
parents and cadets; and the publication
and distribution of the Sea Cadet
Quarterly, which is a headquarters-produced publication that focuses on
stories and photos from cadets and volunteers. The publication serves as a
valuable recruiting and community outreach tool. It is available digitally, with
print copies being sent to program
supporters, including contacts on
Capitol Hill, media groups and members
of the armed services.
The USNSCC offers a modest scholarship program in order to promote strong
performance and assist cadets in defraying the costs of higher education. Since
1975, more than $575,000 has been
awarded to more than 300 cadets who
received NSCC college scholarships.
Navy League councils also sponsor
approximately 300 Navy and Marine
Corps JROTC programs and more than 45
ROTC programs at colleges and universities. The Navy League has established a
“Youth Medal,” to recognize outstanding
JROTC cadets in units or schools sponsored by a Navy League council.
The Navy League supports the
NJROTC’s two major national competitions: the NJROTC National Academics,
Athletics & Drill Championships, traditionally held each year in Pensacola, Fla.,
and the NJROTC area managers’ evaluation of the overall performance of the units
in their 11 respective areas. The Navy
League provides all of the various awards
— more than 100 — for both competitions, and Navy Leaguers are actively
involved in making the presentations of
the area manager evaluation awards. n
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James H. Offutt, Chairman
NATIONAL VICE PRESIDENTS
COMMUNICATIONS & MARKETING
John Jay Donnelly
INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY & FIELD OPERATIONS
FINANCE, INVESTMENTS & BUSINESS AFFAIRS
MEMBERSHIP & INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS
STRATEGIC PLANNING & S TEM
NATIONAL JUDGE ADVOCATE
NATIONAL CORPORATE SECRETARY
Reverend Herbert Goetz
Rabbi William Kloner
STATEMENT OF POLICY
n We of the Navy League of the United
States stand for a strong America — a
nation morally, economically, and internally
n We believe that the security of our nation
and of the people of the world demands a
well-balanced, integrated, mobile American
defense team, of which a strong Navy,
Marine Corps, Coast Guard, and Merchant
Marine are indispensable parts.
n We support all Armed Services to the end
that each may make its appropriate contribution to the national security.
n We know that in a free nation an informed
public is indispensable to national security
and, therefore, we will strive to keep the
nation alert to dangers which threaten —
both from without and within.
n We favor appropriations for each of the
Armed Services, adequate for national security, economically administered.
n We oppose any usurpation of the Congress’s
constitutional authority over the Armed
n We urge that our country maintain world
leadership in scientific research and development.
n We support industrial preparedness, planning, production.
n We support efforts of our government to
achieve worldwide peace through international cooperation.
n We advocate a foreign policy which will
avoid wars — if possible; if not, win them!
John Jay Donnelly
J. Michael McGrath