About Us

HILTON HEAD ISLAND COUNCIL NAVY LEAGUE OF THE UNITED STATES

HISTORY

The Hilton Head Island Council was formed in 1988 thanks to the hard work and dedication of our Founding Committee This committee was led by Dale Lewey, Joe Hutchinson and George Thomson who brought aboard Bob Brost, Hamp Burnett, Ted McDowell and Grant Morehouse. The Council has been fortunate to have had and continue to have very able and dedicated individuals serve as Presidents who have continued to carry out the mission of the Navy League. The Hilton Head Island Council supports the following Vision, Mission, and Goals of the Navy League of the United States:

VISION STATEMENT

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, its members, and their families.

MISSION STATEMENT

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.

GOALS

Educate national leaders and the nation.
Support the men and women of the Sea Services serving on active duty.
Provide assistance to Sea Services families.
Provide assistance to veterans of the Sea Services and their families
Support youth programs.

Outstanding Council 1996, 1998
Meritorious Council 1994, 1999, 2003, 2004, 2007