To assist the XO, the LHC has been organized into three Departments: Gunnery, Executive and Navigation. The Department Heads are responsible for running their departments, ensuring that their divisions are being run properly, that the regulations of the organization are being followed, and carrying out the orders of the XO.

Each Division is run by a Division Officer, a Chief Petty Officer or a Leading Petty Officer. This organization was set up so that the XO can oversee the entire program while the Department Heads, Division Officers, CPOs and LPOs can run their Departments and Division by developing their Living History programs and dealing with minor issues leaving the XO to deal with the major issues.