Naval History & Heritage Command
The Naval History and Heritage Command, located at the Washington Navy Yard, is an Echelon II command responsible for the preservation, analysis, and dissemination of U.S. Naval history and heritage.
The Naval History and Heritage Command's lineage dates back to 1800 with the founding of the Navy Department Library by President John Adams, and form a rich history in themselves.
The Director of Naval History is the head of the Naval History & Heritage Command. Captain Henry J. Hendrix II, USN (PhD) is the present Director of Naval History.
Mission of the Naval History & Heritage Command:
Collect, preserve, protect, present, and make relevant the artifacts, art, and documents that best capture the Navy's history and heritage.
Vision Statement of the Naval History & Heritage Command: