Naval History and Heritage Command

Naval History and Heritage Command

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Histories Branch Overview

The Histories Branch serves as the institutional memory of the United States Navy.  Our mission is to strengthen the Navy’s effectiveness by preserving, analyzing, and interpreting the service’s hard-earned experience. A professional staff of naval historians supports the fleet, Navy leadership, and the public.

Some of the Branch's products include:

  • Books
  • Pamphlets
  • White Papers
  • Essay and Articles
  • Ships Histories
  • Navy Anchor Date Support
  • Commemoration Support
  • Information Research

The Histories Branch is made up of 24 naval historians who are divided between three teams - the Fleet History Support Team, the OPNAV Historical Support Team, and the Public History and Education Team.

The Branch is led by the Administrative Team of:

  • Dr. Gregory Bereiter, Branch Chief
  • Dr. Peter Luebke, Acting Branch Deputy Chief

The Histories Branch of the Naval History and Heritage Command is located on the Washington Navy Yard, 805 Kidder Breese Street, SE, Washington, DC 20374-5060

 

 

 

 

Wireframe chart showing the organization of the Histories Branch of NHHC. The branch is composed of 24 historians split between the Fleet History Support Team, OPNAV Historical Support Team, and the Public History and Education Team.
Caption: Organization Chart for the Histories Branch of NHHC
Published: Wed Jan 27 09:41:23 EST 2021