Pensacola Navy League Board of Director meetings have been suspended until urther notice. Read More.
The Pensacola Navy League recognizes the efforts of our Military during the annual Margaret Flowers Civic Award, Military Recognition Day ceremony. The ceremony, a lunch event held in February, is the largest event hosted by the Council. Enlisted service members (up to E-6) from the Pensacola area are nominated by their commands. The selection criterion is based on civic work in the community, leadership, rate proficiency and representation of appearance. The award’s namesake, Margaret Flowers, honors Ms. Flowers’ long and devoted record of service to the Navy and the community; she embodies the true esprit de corps of community and social involvement.
The Pensacola Navy League through a Remembrance Ceremony will be Honoring and Remembering the sacrifice and heroism of our shipmates that took place on 6 December 2019. Presentations by Pensacola Mayor Grover Robinson IV, RADM Kyle Cozad USN, Commander, Naval Education and Training Command, CAPT Tim Kinsella USN, Commanding Officer of Naval Air Station Pensacola and CAPT Vincent Segars, USN, Commanding Officer of the Naval Aviation Schools Command will provide the City of Pensacola and outlying Community a chance to Honor and Remember those brave sailors who gave their lives in the service of their country. THIS EVENT WILL BE OPEN TO ANYONE.
At a date and location to be determined. Come join us as we welcome CAPT Andrews to discuss the Center for Information and Warfare Training at Corry Station, its mission, past, present and future.
20 August 2020 at Seville Quarter
The Pensacola Navy League and the Marine Corps League of Pensacola will jointly host a membership social and recognition event in Phineas Phoggs at Seville. Come and learn how these two fine organization support our Pensacola military community. Watch our Sea Cadets and Young Marines in action and learn about those terrific youth programs. Most importantly come and join. Join one or both of the Leagues. Join in on the support for our Sea Services and local military. Join us for the fun! Read More.
The new date is Thursday, 5 November at 11:30 AM, Skopelos, at New World Landing.
The Pensacola Navy League is proud to recognize Pensacola area Spouses as nominated by their respective Commands. The nominees are selected for their selfless contributions, sacrifice and commitment to service on behalf of their spouse: Read More
The new date is Thursday, 16 July 2020 at 7:30 AM, Heritage Hall, Seville Quarter.
Local enlisted service members are recognized by the Pensacola Navy League during a breakfast ceremony held each spring. The event honors military enlisted members who have demonstrated significant contribution to their command and the community. The honorees are nominated by their respective commands. Read More:
8 October 2020. Pensacola Yacht Club; Attire: Civilian - Casual, Military - Service Khaki. Great food. Great people. Come hungry! Read More.
On April 3, 2018, the Secretary of the Navy chose Pensacola as the site for commissioning USS Tripoli LHA 7. The USS Tripoli is named for the Battle of Derna in 1805, the first battle fought on foreign soil by the military of the fledgling United States of America. The ship is 850 feet long (about the size of the USS Lexington) with a crew of 1050 Sailors. She will be able to embark over 1700 Marines and is the first LHA, designed to support the new F-35B Lightning II.
Unfortunately due to public gathering limitations an administrative only Commissioning event in lieu of a formal Ceremony will be conducted pier side at the Ingals Shipyard in Pascagoula, MS.
While the crew of the Tripoli awaits completion of construction and Commissioning of their ship they are engaged in local training, professional development and Community Relations support. To see the Tripoli Community Relations gallery: Click Here
For additional detail and to listen to a radio interview with Commissioning Committee Chairman RADM Don Quinn USN (ret) and Pensacola Navy League Public Affairs Officer, Harry White: Click Here
On 26 November 2019 members of the Tripoli Commissioning Committee and the Pensacola Navy League traveled to the Ingalls Shipbuilding Facility in Pascagoula, MS. While at the facility CAPT Kevin Meyers the Tripoli Commanding Officer provided a personal guided tour of the ship while it was in "Dry Dock" completing the final stages of construction. A crew from the University of West Florida radio station WUWF accompanied the tour and recorded the event. A copy of their three part broadcast can be seen/heard here: Part 1 Part 2 Part 3
The Secretary of the Navy has chosen Pensacola as the site for the Commissioning of the USS St. Louis, LCS-19. The Commissioning is tentatively scheduled for Saturday, 8 August 2020 on board Naval Air Station Pensacola.
The Commissioning will occur pierside aboard NAS Pensacola with limited crowd participation due to public gathering restrictions. The Commissioning Committee from St. Louis, Missouri includes members of the Pensacola Navy League, the Greater Pensacola Chamber of Commerce and Visit Pensacola.
More detailed information will be provided once the date is set and the event gets closer. Stay tuned!