2nd Battalion 94th Artillery

 

VETERAN ASSISTANCE WEBSITES

 

VETERAN INFORMATION WEBSITES AND URL'S

 

VETERAN FORUMS AND URL'S

 

 

Revision Date:  05-14-02

 

The following links and information is the most recent resource information
on obtaining documents (photocopies) from official military record files,
and other resource information.


From: The American War Library
       16907 Brighton Avenue ~ Gardena CA 90247-5420 ~ 310-532-0634


 
http://www.amervets.com

or

www.americanwarlibrary.com

 

I have tried to separate information by categories below:

 

You can download a copy of the SF 180 form to print out at http://members.aol.com/forvets/htomr.htm

 

 


OBTAINING DD-214

 

DD 214 SPN/SPD/RE Code Information:
http://members.aol.com/warlibrary/policy.htm

 


 

REBUILDING LOST/DESTROYED DD-214's

 http://members.aol.com/forvets/dd-214.htm

 

 


OBTAINING MEDICAL RECORDS

 

OBTAINING MILITARY RECORDS/DOCUMENTS: http://members.aol.com/forvets/htomr.htm

 


OBTAINING MEDALS/AWARDS

 

OBTAINING REPLACEMENT MEDALS: (Replacement medals are issued by the government ONLY in cases when no original was issued.):
http://members.aol.com/forvets/htom.htm

 


Awards for active duty personnel:
Military Awards Branch
Hoffman Building II, 200 Stovall Street, Alexandria, VA 22332-0400
DSN 221-8699; (703) 325-8699
 


Awards for veterans:
U.S. Army Reserve Personnel Center
Veterans Services Directorate
9700 Page Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63132-5200

 


CONTACT VETERANS SERVICE OFFICER FOR ASSISTANCE

 

CONTACTING VETERAN SERVICE OFFICERS (VSO’s) TO ASSIST IN RECORD RETRIEVAL

OR OBTAINING BENEFITS (Honorably Discharged)
http://www.va.gov/sta/guide/home.asp?DIVISION=ALL

 

 


HISTORY INFORMATION

AFTER ACTION / LESSONS LEARNED REPORTS: http://www.ntis.gov


 

Operations Reports/Lessons Learned (ORLL) and other primary source.

 Material about Army units in Vietnam such as radio logs, unit journals, and after action reports, are stored at the Textual Reference Branch, National
Archives, MD 20740-6001, 301/713-7250, fax 301/713-7482.
 


Unit Lineages and Honors
Organizational History Branch
U.S. Army Center of Military History
1099 14th Street, N.W.
Washington, DC 20005-3402
DSN 763-5413; (202) 761-5413


 

Official papers:
US Army Military History Institute
Carlisle Barracks PA 17013-5008
DSN 242-3611; (717) 245-3611
Official US Army publications
 


Official publications:
US Army Publications Center
2800 Eastern Boulevard, Baltimore, MD 21220-2896
DSN 584-2272; (410) 671-2272
 


Information concerning flags, colors, streamers, guidons, insignia, &
uniforms (AR-840-10)
US Army Institute of Heraldry
9235 Gunston Road, Room S-112, Fort Belvoir, VA 22060-5579
DSN 656-4968/4969; (703) 806-4968/4969
 


Operations Reports/Lessons Learned (ORLL) and other primary source material
about Army units in Vietnam such as radio logs, unit journals, and after
action reports, are stored at the Textual Reference Branch, National
Archives, MD 20740-6001, 301/713-7250, fax 301/713-7482.
 


There are several resources available to assist your search for a VETERAN,
MILITARY PERSON, OR UNIT/VESSELl. If you have any questions about using the
21 million name/20,000 unit association database, telephone the Library's
Help Desk 310-532-0634, 10am to 3pm, Pacific Time. Use your web browser to
view/print the attached reference card.
 


PERSONNEL RECORDS/UNIT RECORDS


NATIONAL PERSONNEL CENTER (St. Louis, MO) TELEPHONE NUMBERS:

   314 538-4218
   314 538-4122
   314 538-4142
   314 538-4144
   314 538-4020

    NOTE: Peak calling times are weekdays between 10:00 am CST
    and 3:00 pm CST. Staff is available to take your call as early as
    7:30 am and as late as 5:00 pm cst.

RECORDS (Mailing addresses):
1. Claims files for pensions based on Federal military service, 1775-1916,
and bounty land warrant application files based on wartime service, 1775-1855


2. Regular Army enlisted personnel serving from 1789 through October
31,1912, and officers serving from 1789 through June 30, 1917.


3. Records relating to persons who served in the Confederate States Army
from 1861 through 1865.


4. Volunteer service of persons serving during an emergency and whose
service was considered to be in the federal interest, during the period
1775-1902.


5. Morning Reports, pre-1917


6. Unit operational records, pre-1939


7. Unit rosters, pre-1917

 

Contact:

Archives I Textual Reference Branch
National Archives and Records Administration
Washington, D.C. 20408
(202)-501-5430



1. Morning reports, 1917-1974 (In 1974 the Army discontinued the use of
morning reports and switched to PDC cards. PDC cards are also in the
custody of the NPRC.)


2. Unit rosters, 1917-present, Regular Army


3. Officers separated after June 30, 1917, and enlisted personnel separated
after October 31, 1912.

 

Contact:

National Personnel Records Center
9700 Page Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63132-5100

Unit operational records, 1939-1954, and 1954 to present for units which
served in Southeast Asia.

 

Contact:

Archives II Textual Reference Branch
National Archives and Records Administration
8601 Adelphi Road - College Park, MD 20740-6001 - (301)-713-7250

Unit operational records, 1954-present for units which did not serve in
Southeast Asia; Organizational History Files, 1955- 1979

Freedom of Information and Privacy Acts Office
SAIS-IDP-F/P, Suite 201
1725 Jefferson Davis Highway
Arlington, VA 22202-4102
DSN 327-3377; (703)-607-3377

Organizational History Files, 1980-present
Organizational History Branch
U.S. Army Center of Military History
1099 14th Street, N.W.
Washington, DC 20005-3402
DSN 763-5413; (202)-761-5413

Unit rosters, 1917-present, Army Reserve
Veterans:
Army Reserve Personnel Center
ATTN: ARPC-SFR-SSD
9700 Page Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63132-5200


Public:
U.S. Army Reserve Personnel Center
ATTN: ARPC-IMP-F (FOIA)
9700 Page Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63132-5200
 


MILITARY LOCATOR SITES/URL'S

 

ONLINE PERSONNEL LOCATOR/REGISTRY APPLICATIONS:
http://members.aol.com/veterans/registry.htm

 


 

PERSONNEL REGISTRY(*) ACCESS INFORMATION: AND PC SOFTWARE:
http://members.aol.com/veterans/warlib46.htm

 

Alternate URL:
http://www.amervets.com/database.htm
 


   *Active Duty, Veteran, Guard, Reserve, Family member, Deceased, “Brat”.

REGISTERING A VETERAN, ACTIVE DUTY, OR MILITARY FAMILY MEMBER
(Past/Present): http://members.aol.com/veterans/registry.htm

 

Alternate URL:

http://www.amervets.com/register.htm


 

LISTING YOURSELF AS A CONTACT PERSON FOR A SHIP, UNIT OR INSTALLATION:
http://members.aol.com/forvets/cp.htm
 



ACTIVE DUTY/VETERAN INFO-SHARING FORUMS:
http://members.aol.com/warlibrary/share.htm
 


MISCELLANEOUS
 

MILITARY ERA PHOTO REGISTRY: http://members.aol.com/veterans/warlib3.htm


 

INSTALLING A PHOTO IN THE PERSONNEL REGISTRY AND PHOTOGRAPH MUSEUM:
http://members.aol.com/veterans/warlib3.htm


 

Official photographs, 1861-1988
Still Picture Branch
Special Archives Division
National Archives and Records Administration
8601 Adelphi Road, College Park, MD 20740-6001
(301) 713-6660
 


 

Official photographs and videos
Defense Visual Information Center
1363 Z Street Center, March Air Force Base, CA 92518-2727
DSN 348-1505; (909) 413-1505
 


 

Motion pictures, 1898 to present:
Motion Picture, Sound & Video Branch
Special Archives Division
National Archives and Records Administration
8601 Adelphi Road, College Park, MD 20740-6001
(301) 713-7060
 


 

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