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About The Navy League

The Navy League of the United States was founded in
1902 with the encouragement of President Theodore

The Navy League is unique among military-oriented
associations in that it is a civilian organization
dedicated to the education of our citizens, including
our elected officials, and the support of the men and
women of the sea services and their families.


Adopted Units

US Coast Guard:

USCGC Katherine Walker (WLM-552)
USCGC Bainbridge Island (WPB-1343)
USCGC Sailfish (WPB-87356)
USCGC Sturgeon Bay (WTGB-109)
USCGC Penobscott Bay (WTGB-107)
USCGC Line (WYTL 65611)
Aids To Navigation (ATN)


Adopted Units

US Navy:

NWS Earle

US Merchant Marine:

USS Supply (T-AOE 6)

US Naval Sea Cadets:

BB-62 Battleship NJ



From dinner meetings to military
change of command ceremonies to
fund raising events, we highlight
a wide range of activities on our
site during the course of the year.


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Units We Support more

  • US Navy
    • NWS Earle, Colts Neck, NJ
  • Military Sealift Command:
    • USNS Supply (T-AOE 6), NWS Earle, Leonardo, NJ
  • US Coast Guard:
    • USCGC Katherine Walker (WLM-552), Military Ocean Terminal Bayonne, NJ
    • USCGC Bainbridge Island (WPB-1343), Military Ocean Terminal Bayonne, NJ
    • USCGC Sailfish (WPB-87356), Military Ocean Terminal Bayonne, NJ
    • USCGC Sturgeon Bay (WTGB-109), Military Ocean Terminal Bayonne, NJ
    • USCGC Line (WYTL 65611), Military Ocean Terminal Bayonne, NJ
    • USCGC Penobscott Bay (WTGB-107), Military Ocean Terminal Bayonne, NJ
    • Aids To Navigation (ATN), Military Ocean Terminal Bayonne, NJ
  • US Naval Reserve Officer Training Corps.
    • NROTC Rutgers,
      The State College of New Jersey
  • US Naval Sea Cadet Corps / Navy League Corps.
    • BB-62 Battleship NJ, Camden, NJ
    • NWS Earle Division, Leonardo, NJ
  • Editorials:

    April 18, 2012: Professor reflects on ’crazy’ Navy practices
    The Central Jersey Council-Navy League of the United States gathered yesterday at the Rutgers Club on College Avenue to hear Rockland read excerpts from his upcoming book, "Navy Crazy," which details his service in the military as a hospital corpsman in the psychiatric ward.
    November 27, 2011: Need for Improved Mental Healthcare for Veterans
    While the Department of Veteran’s Affairs is doing everything they can to help vets who are dealing with physical health problems such as mesothelioma from asbestos exposure, they are not doing so well at providing mental health care, according to a study by USA Today.

    In The News:

    May 24, 2015: Coast Guard Training Center Participates in Multiple Cape May Memorial Day Events

    Coast Guardsmen will participate in numerous Memorial Day events to help Cape May County honor the service of America’s military members who have died in service to our country, Monday.
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    January 29, 2014: What an icebreaker: Coast Guard ship chops frozen Hudson, keeps supplies coming

    Without icebreakers like the US Coast Guard Cutter Sturgeon Bay, shipping lanes would freeze up, halting commerce.
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    Announcements: view all

    October 20, 2014: Proposed Officers for 2015

    We are pleased to announce the proposed council officers for 2015
    November 25, 2013: Navy League Angel Program

    Donations of toys and/or monetary donations are now being accepted.
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    Its official............the elections of the CJC took place on Tuesday November 19 2013. The following officers were elected to serve in 2014. C

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    June 27, 2015: Shake The Can Fundraiser

    Fund raiser at ShopRite of Franklin, NJ

    May 24, 2015: Naming Ceremony for USS New Jersey (SSN 796)

    Our council was invited to send attendees to the official naming ceremony of the USS New Jersey (SSN 796) at Liberty State Park, NJ.
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    May 12, 2015: Council Dinner Meeting

    May Dinner Meeting scheduled for Tuesday, May 12, 2015 at the Rutgers Club, 199 College Ave. in New Brunswick NJ. A cash bar is available from 5:00 pm until 6:00 pm. The dinner will begin after the opening ceremonies at approximately 6:15 pm.

    March 31, 2015: Board Meeting

    Tuesday, March 31, 2015 at the Rutgers Gate House

    October 25, 2014: Shake The Can Fundraiser

    Fund raising outside Shoprite of Somerset, NJ