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Naval Submarine League

  • Annandale, VA
  • www.navalsubleague.org

Mission Statement

The primary mission of the Naval Submarine League is to promote awareness of the importance of submarines to U.S. national security.

The Naval Submarine League (NSL) is a professional organization for submariners and submarine advocates. Benefits of NSL membership include association with a dedicated group of submarine professionals, a professional journal – THE SUBMARINE REVIEW, an on-line Membership Directory, information on submarine developments and issues to assist members in creating public awareness of submarine capabilities and value to U.S. defense, a forum for exchange of thoughts on submarine matters, and an invitation to the Annual Symposium where the annual meeting is held.

The Naval Submarine League was founded and incorporated in Virginia as a non-profit organization in 1982.

Main Programs

  1. Outreach and Advocacy
Service Areas

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National

National Headquarters are in the Northern Virginia area. Chapters are located in Groton, CT; Washington, DC; Hampton Roads, VA; Charleston, SC; Kings Bay, GA; Cape Canaveral, FL; San Diego, CA; Monterey, CA; Bremerton, WA; and Pearl Harbor, HI. Members in all 50 states belong to one of the 10 Chapters, and all the international members belong to the Washington, DC (Capitol) Chapter.

ruling year

1985

Executive Director since 2013

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CAPT Tim Oliver USN, Ret

Keywords

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submarine

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Also Known As

NSL

EIN

52-1270467

 Number

2321273949

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Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Professional Societies, Associations (U03)

Alliance/Advocacy Organizations (B01)

Domestic National Security (includes Military and Defense Issues) (Q43)

IRS Filing Requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990 or 990-EZ.

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Program 1

Outreach and Advocacy

The Naval Submarine League promotes the importance of submarines to the national defense. We use educational forums such as an annual symposium, a classified forum to encourage research and development to support submarines, a history seminar, presentations to public organizations, submarine memorials, submarine museums and other venues to educate the public and industry on the value of submarines and their operating principles.

Category

International, Foreign Affairs & National Security

Population(s) Served

Adults

Children and Youth (infants - 19 years.)

Budget

$747,000

Service Areas

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National

National Headquarters are in the Northern Virginia area. Chapters are located in Groton, CT; Washington, DC; Hampton Roads, VA; Charleston, SC; Kings Bay, GA; Cape Canaveral, FL; San Diego, CA; Monterey, CA; Bremerton, WA; and Pearl Harbor, HI. Members in all 50 states belong to one of the 10 Chapters, and all the international members belong to the Washington, DC (Capitol) Chapter.

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NAVAL SUBMARINE LEAGUE
Fiscal year: Apr 01-Mar 31
Yes, financials were audited by an independent accountant.

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Naval Submarine League

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Executive Director

CAPT Tim Oliver USN, Ret

BIO

Tim Oliver served on five submarines during his 26 years in the navy. He enlisted in the U.S. Naval Reserve in 1964. He entered the U.S. Naval Academy, and graduated in 1969. Following nuclear power and submarine training, he reported to USS SAM HOUSTON (SSBN 609) (BLUE), where he qualified in submarines.

In July, 1973, he reported to USS SKATE (SSN578) and served as Damage Control Assistant, Weapons Officer and Navigator. In February, 1975, he reported to USS SILVERSIDES (SSN 679) where he served as Engineer Officer until May, 1978. He then reported to the Department of Energy, Naval Reactors Division where he worked on Admiral Rickover's staff from June 1978 to February, 1981. He served as Executive Officer on USS PARCHE (SSN 683) from March, 1981 to October, 1983. He then reported to the staff of Commander Submarine Force, U.S. Atlantic Fleet in Norfolk, Virginia, and served as the Force Nuclear Power Officer from November, 1983 to December, 1985.

Captain Oliver served as the Commanding Officer, USS GLENARD P. LIPSCOMB (SSN 685), from February, 1986 to December, 1988. LIPSCOMB was home ported in Norfolk, Virginia.

He returned to the staff of Commander Submarine Force, U.S. Atlantic Fleet as Deputy Chief of Staff for Force Training and Readiness. Following this tour, he relieved as the SEAWOLF Class Submarine Assistant Program Manager for Combat Control Systems where he served until June, 1992.

From July, 1992 to June, 1994, Captain Oliver served as Officer-in-Charge Naval Undersea Warfare Center Detachment, Norfolk, and he served as the Operations Director for Naval Stations and Bases on the staff of the Commander in Chief of the U. S. Atlantic Fleet Forces until his retirement in May 1995.

For the past twenty-one years he has worked for consulting and software engineering companies that support the federal government.



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BOARD CHAIR

ADM Rich Mies USN, Ret

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