Honor, Recognize, Celebrate & Inform
The United States Navy Memorial's mission is to Honor, Recognize, and Celebrate the men and women of the Sea Services, past, present, and future; and Inform the public about their service.
"This living Memorial is a proud and stirring tribute to the men and women of the United States Navy who have served and will continue to serve our country, in peace and war, with gallantry and devotion."
- President Ronald Reagan
Remembering RADM William Thompson
Learn about the life and legacy of Rear Adm. William Thompson, USN (Ret.), a driving force behind the Navy Memorial’s creation.
Gifts in Honor Of or in Memory Of
Pay tribute to a service member or loved one in your life by making a gift in their name.
Help us tell the Sailor story for generations to come! Add yourself, a fellow shipmate, or a loved one to the Navy Log.
Sponsor the Lone Sailor Statue on Guam
Help us commemorate Guam’s historical significance, known today as the “Ellis Island of the Pacific.”