The Long Island Council was formed in 1948 under President J. Edward Adams and has continued to carry out the mission of the Navy League since. The Long Island Council supports the following Vision, Mission, and Goals of the Navy League of the United States:
The Navy League of the United States will be the preferred resource for the education of both the United States Congress and the American Public on our sea services.
The Navy League of the United States is a civilian organization dedicated to informing the American people and their government that the United States of America is a maritime nation and that its national defense and economic well being are dependent upon strong sea services - United States Navy, United States Marine Corps, United States Coast Guard and United States Merchant Marine.


  • Educate national leaders and the nation.
  • Support the men and women of the sea services.
  • Provide assistance to sea service families.
  • Support youth programs.
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