Celebrate the Legacy of Orlando’s Naval History
The statue commemorates and demonstrates gratitude to those who served at the Naval Training Center of Orlando for over three decades.
The Lone Sailor monument will serve as a reminder of the legacy of the Navy’s presence in Central Florida, and will be an inspiration to those who are currently serving or will serve in the United States Navy.
The Lone Sailor represents core values of honor, courage and commitment — all of which are tenets of the U.S. Armed Forces.
The Lone Sailor statue will symbolize our appreciation to the men and women who served in the U.S. Navy and will pay tribute to them for voluntarily putting their lives at risk to protect freedom and provide national security.
Once the statue is in place, it will inspire today’s youth to serve their country while honoring veterans for their service around the world. The Lone Sailor represents core values of honor, courage and commitment — all of which are tenets of the U.S. Armed Forces.
Orlando’s Naval Training Center Quick Facts:
- First commissioned in 1968
- Trained more than 650,000 sailors
- Brought over $500M annually into local economy
- Blue Jacket Park is located on the former Naval Training Center grounds
- There’s no official memorial to honor its legacy
Join The Cause
Orlando needs this Navy Memorial and the community’s support to make it a reality. The Navy League wants you to share our dream of bringing the Lone Sailor to Orlando to celebrate the legacy of the Naval Training Center.