Chicago Council
Navy League of the United States
Citizens in Support of the Sea Services
The Navy League of the United States is a non-profit organization dedicated to educating our citizens about the importance of sea power to U. S.
national security and supporting the men and women of the sea services and their families.
The Chicago Council holds periodic meetings with
qualified speakers on naval topics.  We support
four Sea Cadet Units in the Chicagoland area.   We
proudly support our training vessel MANATRA
(YP-671) which is moored at the pier in DuSable
Harbor. We present the Navy League Theodore
Roosevelt Awards to outstanding cadets in the
Naval Junior ROTC programs in ten high schools in
the Chicagoland area.
The Chicago Council presents ceremonial swords annually to
an outstanding cadet at four university ROTC Programs in our
area, Northwestern University, Illinois Institute of Technology,
Purdue University and Notre Dame University.
 Awards Page
The Chicago Christmas Tree Ship is a program of the Chicago
To Go to Christmas Tree Ship Website, click here
The Midway Memorial in Concourse A of Midway Airport is a
project of the Chicago Council.
Membership in the Navy League is open to everyone and can easily be accomplished by registering on-line at
Click Here to Register

If you have any questions please contact our Chapter Past President, CWO4 Ted Rock, U. S. Naval Reserve
(Retired) at or (630) 886-5499.
Manatra Trip Report
Sea Cadet Activities
Coming Events
Contact Us
2010 Annual Meeting
Awards Page
Special Announcement - Chicago Council has received six
prints of the painting "Annapolis Memories" by Dr. John W.
Click Here to see a picture of the print and to learn of
additional details.  The prints have been autographed by the
painter and
Captain James A. Lovell of Apollo 8 and 13
fame. Captain Lovell is a graduate of the United States Naval
Academy at Annapolis.  The prints will be given to donors
with the proceeds going to support the Chicago Navy League
youth programs.
Chicago Christmas Tree Ship -2009