Naval History and Heritage Command

Submit a Command Operations Report

Chief of Naval Operations Instruction (OPNAVINST) 5750.12K requires all Navy commands to submit an annual Command Operations Report (COR), formerly known as the Command History Report. Browse our collection of digitized CORs for examples, and find instructions for submitting your command’s report below.

Submission Method

Please note that the archives email address has changed to Paper copies of reports, Change of Command programs, CD-ROMs, photographs, etc. can be sent via commercial courier (FedEx or UPS) to the following address:

Naval History and Heritage Command

Archives Branch

805 Kidder Breese Street, SE

Washington Navy Yard, DC 20374-5060



Commands submitting CORs containing top secret or SCI material should continue to follow OPNAVINST 5750.12K, Enclosure (1), section 7, parts c. through e. Remember to package and ship classified information in accordance with Secretary of the Navy Manual M-5510.36.


Form and Guidance

Submit your COR using the following form and the guide that applies to your command type:


COR Form

How to Prepare a Fleet COR

How to Prepare a Ship COR

How to Prepare an Aviation COR

How to Prepare a Shore COR

Point of Contact

Rather than the contact information noted in the COR instructions, consult our directory for the most up-to-date phone number and email address for the NHHC Archives Branch.


Published:Wed Jan 21 17:18:39 EST 2015