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Guiding Principles of the Naval History & Heritage Command

We strive to foster a high respect for the value of history and heritage within the United States Navy.

  • We publicize our programs and collections within the naval community and the public in order to promote and encourage the use of our resources. Through our publications, exhibits, and outreach programs, we strive to educate the American people about the Navy's role in American history.
  • We shall serve our stakeholders by producing or displaying history that is accurate, complete, and unbiased.
  • We must strive to anticipate the Navy's future historical needs in formulating strategies and policies for acquisition of historical material.
  • We subscribe to and maintain the high ethical standards formulated by organizations representing our professions.
  • We foster teamwork within the Naval History & Heritage Command Center as a whole, as well as within individual branches.
  • We will constantly use new technologies and strategies to improve the processes of our jobs.
  • We value the contributions of all staff members. They shall be treated as professionals and shall be adequately recognized and compensated for their work.
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