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What's New?

  • (null) Awards Information Management System (AIMS) Files
    This series contains data about some Navy or Marine Corps awards given to units and individuals as entered into the Awards Information Management System. The bulk of the records are for service during the Vietnam War through the 1990s. There are also some award records for service during World War II and the Korean War, along with other time periods.
  • Photograph 330-CFD-DF-SC-84-08126: ┐Soviet Foreign Minister Andrei Gromyko (right) is welcomed by Secretary of State Cyrus Vance as he arrives for a visit, 09/21/1977;┐ Combined Military Service Digital Photograph Files, 1982-2007; Records of the Office of the Secretary of Defense, 1921-2008; National Archives at College Park, College Park, MD. Central Foreign Policy Files
    We have added the 1977 fully releasable electronic P-Reel index entries and withdrawal card records of this series to AAD. There are an additional 107,496 new records. These records are an index to the 1977 airgrams, memoranda, correspondence, reports, diplomatic notes, and related material within the Central Foreign Policy Files.

AAD Highlights

One of the records of the use of ammunition by the 527th Military Police Company
in defense of the U.S. embassy in Saigon during the TET offensive, January 31, 1968.

Iwao Takamoto
recently deceased creator of the cartoon character Scooby-Doo, and others, who learned some of his illustration techniques while at a WRA camp. See his World War II War Relocation Authority (WRA) record.

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