Massachusetts Bay Council of the Navy League of the United States
The Massachusetts Bay Council is the parent organization of the commissioning committee from which the committee receives its non-profit status.
Adam Makos' Website
Mr. Makos' book Devotion: An Epic Story of Heroism, Friendship, and Sacrifice tells the story of then LTJG Thomas Hudner, ENS Jesse Brown, the men they served with, and the Marines on the ground at Chosin Reservoir they fought to defend. The USS THOMAS HUDNER Commissioning Committee has purchased a copy of this book for each member of the THOMAS HUDNER's crew.
Naval History & Heritage Command
The Naval History & Heritage Command manages the official history program of the United States Navy, fulfilling its mission to strengthen the Navy’s effectiveness by preserving, analyzing, and interpreting the service’s hard-earned experience.
National Museum of the Marine Corps
Located in Triangle, VA, just outside the Quantico Marine Corps Base, the National Museum of the Marine Corps is the official museum of the United States Marine Corps. It presents the history of the Marine Corps from its founding on November 10, 1775 to the present day. Its exhibition on the Korean War features a special section on the Chosin Reservoir battle during which Captain Hudner crash landed his plane to rescue his element leader.
Naval Sea Systems Command
Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) is the largest of the Navy's five system commands. It engineers, builds, buys and maintains ships, submarines and combat systems that meet the Fleet's current and future operational requirements.
Supervisor of Shipbuilding, Conversion & Repair (SUPSHIP) - Bath, ME
SUPSHIP Bath oversees the design and construction of five Navy ship classes at three private shipyards in Bath, Maine, Marinette, Wis., and San Diego, Calif. SUPSHIP Bath’s product line includes Arleigh Burke Destroyers (DDG 51), Zumwalt Destroyers (DDG 1000), Freedom-variant Littoral Combat Ships (LCS), Expeditionary Sea Base (ESB) Ships, and John Lewis Fleet Replenishment Oilers (T-AO). Once these ships sail away from their respective building yard, SUPSHIP Bath oversees the post shakedown availabilities in their homeports. SUPSHIP Bath also supports the dismantling of ex-U.S. Navy ships in Brownsville, Texas and Navy fleet maintenance and modernization planning in Bath, Maine.