The Naval Historical Foundation (NHF) preserves and honors America's naval heritage. We seek to inform, educate and inspire current and future leaders and the public in understanding the importance of our Navy, sea power and the maritime domain. Working closely with the U.S. Navy, NHF ensures that naval history remains in the forefront of American thought. NHF provides educational and outreach programs, comemorative events, participates in deep sea exploration and promotes the study of naval history, unique online programs, and supports the Navy's flagship museum, the National Museum of the United States Navy. NHF is a 501(c)(3) membership orgainization based in the historic Washington Navy Yard.