This page provides links to commonly requested information concerning fleet issues, such as writing and submitting a command operations report, ship decommissioning and disestablishing, gift acceptance and reporting, artifact loans, at-sea points of interest, and reference information and support services.
NAVADMIN 128/20, naval history and heritage ideas and online resources to support fleet learning and at-home education during the pandemic.
NAVADMIN 010/17, Naval History and Heritage Resources Available to Support Command Mission, provides notice of and information about resources available at NHHC to support Navy commands’ and Fleet units’ use of our rich history and heritage to enhance their mission.
Resources are available to assist Navy commands in the promotion of Navy culture and reinforcement of core values, including education on the legacy of those who have gone before, to building a command climate with core values of integrity, accountability, initiative, and toughness during unit pre-commissioning or everyday operations.
NHHC Historical Resources
Artifact Loan Program
Navy Art Collection (including Traveling Exhibition Program)
Deck Log Access
NHHC Outreach: Contact NHHCPublicAffairs@navy.mil
- Fleet public affairs officer support
- Event speakers
- Event support
Duplications of Records and Photos
Navy Reserve Support
Navy Combat Documentation Unit (NCDU)
Required Fleet Submissions to NHHC
Information on required archival documentation and submissions from the fleet to the Naval History and Heritage Command
Command Operations Reports (COR)
Ship Decommissioning, Disestablishing, or Deactivating
Gift Acceptance and Reporting
Submitting Artifacts from In-service and Decommissioning Vessels
General Reference Information
The Naval History and Heritage Command provides resources to ensure Navy operational, training, and educational access to historical resources and advice, online and directly through NHHC facilities.
Scanning, Copyright, and Citation Information
New Year's Day Deck Log Contest
CNO Essay Contest
Grants and Fellowships
Resources for Veterans
Navy History Videos
More information about the Naval History and Heritage Command
Links to frequently requested information outside the responsibility of NHHC.
Navy Aviation Squadron Lineage and Naval Aviation Command Insignia
National Personnel Records Center
Retired Flag Officer Biographies
For information not listed here, please consult the NHHC Command Directory or call 202-433-7880.