1914 W Main St., Richmond, VA 23220
It takes a lot of work and dedication to run a quality youth program. Our sponsors help us by providing financial assistance with their tax-deductible contributions that go directly towards funding our activities. Without their assistance, the opportunities we offer at AMERICA Division would not be financially accessible to all. We thank them for their continued support. If you would like more information on how to be a part of this team, please download our Sponsorship Package.
The US Naval Sea Cadets were established by the Navy League of the United States at the request of the Secretary of the Navy in 1958 to "create a favorable image of the Navy on the part of American youth." On September 10, 1962, Congress federally chartered the Naval Sea Cadet Corps under Public Law 87-655 as a non-profit civilian youth training organization for young people ages 13-17. The National Board of Directors for the NSCC administers the program, establishing policy and guidance for the operation of the Cadet Corps programs. The National Chairman of the NSCC is a National Officer of the Navy League of the US and serves on its steering committee. The Executive Director of the NSCC and his small staff work at the Navy League Office Building in Arlington, VA.
The Richmond Council of the NLUS founded AMERICA Division in 1969. They have continued to fully support AMERICA Division through the years, and have been a strong advocate for our youth program, providing generous funding every year. They are our official sponsor. Richmond Council is composed of approximately 500 men and women who are interested in promoting the safety, welfare, and future of the maritimeforces of the United States. Membership is open to all patriotic Americans not on active military duty. Prior military service is not required.
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