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For Transportation Branch information

US Army Center of Military History
Force Structure & Unit History Branch
103 Third Avenue
Fort McNair, DC 20319-5058
(202) 685-2738
http://www.army.mil/cmh-pg/


For Manuscripts, Personal Papers Photographic Materials

The Army Heritage & Education Center
950 Soldiers Drive
Carlisle, PA 17013-5021
http://carlisle-www.army.mil


For Military Personnel Records

National Personnel Records Center
1 Archives Drive
St. Louis, Missouri 63138
(314) 801-0800
E-mail: MPR.center@nara.gov *
Status Check: mpr.status@nara.gov *
Fax: 314 801-9195
http://www.archives.gov/st-louis/military-personnel/

*Special Note on Contacting by E-mail: Requests for military personnel records or information from them cannot be accepted by e-mail at this time. The Privacy Act of 1974 (5 U.S.C. 552a) and Department of Defense directives require a written request, signed and dated, to access information from military personnel records. Our e-mail address should only be used only to request general information (hours of operations, procedures and forms) or to submit compliments, complaints or concerns


Early Army transportation history

U.S. Army Quartermaster Museum
2220 Adams Avenue
Bldg 5218
Fort Lee, VA 23801-1601
(804) 734-4203
E-mail: usarmy.lee.tradoc.mbx.leee-qmmuseumweb-org@mail.mil
http://www.qmmuseum.lee.army.mil/


US Army Heraldic Entitlements; Why It is Worn; How They are displayed

U.S. Army Institute of Heraldry
9235 Gunston Road, Room S-112
Fort Belvoir, VA 22060-5579
(703) 806-4972
http://www.tioh.hqda.pentagon.mil/


For history & photos of some US Army WW II Troopships

Naval Historical Center
(Historical Branch)
805 Kidder Breese Street SE
Washington Navy Yard, DC 20374
http://www.history.navy.mil


For Army vessels crewed by the Coast Guard

United States Coast Guard
COMMANDANT (CG-09224)
ATTN: HISTORIAN'S OFFICE
US COAST GUARD STOP 7031
2703 MARTIN LUTHER KING JR AVE SE
WASHINGTON DC 20593-7031
(202) 372-4651
FAX: (202) 372-4984
http://www.uscg.mil/history/webcutters/FS_Vessels.asp


For information on the Reserve Fleet

U.S. Department of Transportation
Maritime Administration
400 Seventh Street, N.W.
Washington, DC 20590
http://marad.dot.gov


For records of the Office of the Chief of Transportation, Records Group 336

National Archives and Records Administration
Textual Reference Branch
8601 Adelphi Road
College Park, MD 20740-6001
(866) 272-6272
http://www.nara.gov


For Army automotive research & development 1942 to present, and for display pieces for VFWs, Armories, etc

U.S. Army Tank-Automotive and Armaments Command
6501 East 11 Mile Road
Warren, MI 48397-5000
(586) 574-6583
https://www.tacom.army.mil/main/index.html


For vehicle technical manuals

Library of Congress
Duplication Service
Washington, DC 20540
(202)707-5640
Fax: (202) 707-1771
http://www.loc.gov/rr/scitech/SciRefGuides/technicalmanuals.html


For information on restoring military vehicles

Military Vehicle Preservation Association (MVPA)
P. O Box 520378
Independence, MO 64052
(816) 833-6872
http://www.mvpa.org


For information on units, vehicles, Watercraft and aircraft of Vietnam

Army Transportation Association
Vietnam (ATAV)
http://atav.us


For information on unit insignia and patches

American Society for Military Insignia Collectors (ASMIC)
http://www.asmic.org/

 

 

This page last updated on 31 Jan 2018