Digital Collections

Military Organization & Functions

NDU Archives


Goldwater-Nichols DoD Reorganization Act of 1986

In 1986, Congress enacted the Department of Defense Reorganization Act, directing how Services manage joint officers, in an effort to improve the quality of joint officers and operations. This collection includes the Congressional Hearings, the full text of the law, and other supporting documents.

President's Blue Ribbon Commission on Defense Management

Skelton Report on Military Education

Maxwell D. Taylor Papers

Sidle Panel Report on the Military and the Media

Conduct Of The Persian Gulf War.

Lessons Learned in Grenada

Review of Unified and Specified Command Headquarters, Feb 1988

Selected Speeches, etc By General Shalikashvili, Chairman, JCS
[ 19.1 mb ]    or in 7 parts

National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2002
[ 6.2 mb ]    or in 5 parts


ES Archives: Provides electronic access to the scanned Lectures from the Army Industrial College, 1924-1942, lectures from the Industrial College of the Armed Forces, 1946-1965, Industry Studies reports from 2002-, and historical materials related to the Eisenhower School.

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NWC Archive: Provides electronic access to annual and curricular reports, yearbooks, the Forum, the National Security Affairs Forum, and other NWC historical materials.

NDU Archives: Provides electronic access to documents generated by elements of the National Defense University, publications and reports written by NDU personnel, and lectures given by or to NDU.

Greenleaf Archive: The Greenleaf Collection is named after James Greenleaf, who purchased much of the land in southwest Washington in the late 18th century. The collection consists of materials relating to the history of Fort McNair, with a focus on the Lincoln assassination and trial.

Lyman L. Lemnitzer Papers: Provides electronic access to the papers of General Lyman L. Lemnitzer, Chief of Staff of the Army from 1957-60, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff from 1960-62, and Supreme Allied Commander Europe from 1963-69.

William J. Crowe, Jr. Papers: Provides electronic access to the public papers of Admiral William J. Crowe, Jr., 11th Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff (1985-89).

John William Vessey: Speeches, Congressional testimony, published articles, selected correspondence and interviews of General John W. Vessey, tenth Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff (1982-1985).

NDU Abraham Lincoln Hall Dedication - March 12, 2009