Personal/Corporate Recognition Levels

We accept personal and corporate contributions. The Navy League of the United States (NLUS) is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization. Donations are tax-deductible to the extent provided by law.

Checks are payable to:

NLUS (USS Mississippi)
P.O. Box 790
Meridian, Mississippi 39302-0790

For questions concerning sponsorship please call Robert D. Huff (Meridian, MS):  (601) 934-8033

Receptions are by invitation only unless you are a sponsor.


Fleet Admiral - $25,000

  • Personalized Honorary Plank Owner Plaque
  • Distinguished Visitor Seating for Eight at Commissioning Ceremony
  • Listing in Chairman’s Reception Commemorative Program
  • Invitation for Eight to Friday Evening Chairman’s Reception
  • Invitation for Eight to Commissioning Day Distinguished Visitor Breakfast
  • Pier Side Post-Commissioning Ceremony Reception
  • Eight USS Mississippi Commemorative Caps

Admiral - $10,000

  • Personalized Honorary Plank Owner Plaque
  • Distinguished Visitor Seating for Six at Commissioning Ceremony
  • Listing in Chairman’s Reception Commemorative Program
  • Invitation for Six to Friday Evening Chairman’s Reception
  • Invitation for Six to Commissioning Day Distinguished Visitor Breakfast
  • Pier Side Post-Commissioning Ceremony Reception
  • Six USS Mississippi Commemorative Caps

Commodore - $5,000

  • Personalized Honorary Plank Owner Plaque
  • Distinguished Visitor Seating for Four at Commissioning Ceremony
  • Listing in Chairman’s Reception Commemorative Program
  • Invitation for Four to Friday Evening Chairman’s Reception
  • Invitation for Four to Commissioning Day Distinguished Visitor Breakfast
  • Pier Side Post-Commissioning Ceremony Reception
  • Four USS Mississippi Commemorative Caps

Captain - $1,000

  • Personalized Honorary Plank Owner Plaque
  • Distinguished Visitor Seating for Two at Commissioning Ceremony
  • Listing in Chairman’s Reception Commemorative Program
  • Invitation for Two to Friday Evening Chairman’s Reception
  • Pier Side Post-Commissioning Ceremony Reception
  • Two USS Mississippi Commemorative Caps

Commander - $500

  • Personalized Honorary Plank Owner Certificate
  • Distinguished Visitor Seating for Two at Commissioning Ceremony
  • Listing in Chairman’s Reception Commemorative Program
  • Pier Side Post-Commissioning Ceremony Reception
  • One USS Mississippi Commemorative Cap

Wardroom Member - $100

  • Personalized Honorary Plank Owner Certificate
  • Listing in Chairman’s Reception Commemorative Program
  • Pier Side Post-Commissioning Ceremony Reception

Crew Member – Less than $100

  • Listing in Chairman’s Reception Commemorative Program
  • Pier Side Post-Commissioning Ceremony Reception