American and Allied security and prosperity demand mastery of the seas.  Maritime interests are so vital to our nation’s military, diplomacy, and commerce that policymakers, lawmakers, and the public often take them for granted and are unaware of the serious challenges threatening geographic security, which the United States has enjoyed since 1776. 

The NMASF is honored to have the support and collaboration of organizations, entities, and individuals who help to honor the American sailor through design and construction of the new National Museum of the American Sailor.