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Central Foreign Policy Files, created, 7/1/1973 - 12/31/1977, documenting the period 1973 ? - 12/31/1977
We have added the 1977 fully releasable permanent electronic telegram records and withdrawal 'card' records of this series to AAD, for an additional 367,175 new records. The series, popularly known as the "State Department Cables" or the "State Department Telegrams", consists of telegrams between the Department of State and Foreign Service posts.

Records About Grants, Insurance, Loans, Subsidies and Other Economic Assistance Awarded by Federal Agencies, created, 10/1/1981 - 9/30/2010, documenting the period 10/1/1981 - 9/30/2010
We recently received replacement files in the series, Records About Grants, Insurance, Loans, Subsidies and Other Economic Assistance Awarded by Federal Agencies, popularly known as the Federal Assistance Award Data System (FAADS). They are FAADS FY 1996, quarters 2-4; FAADS FY 1997, quarters 1-4; and FAADS FY 1998, quarter 2. All are now available through AAD, as are all other quarterly FAADS data from FY 1982 through FY 2000.

Defense Casualty Analysis System (DCAS) Files, created, ca. 2001 - 3/16/2009, documenting the period 6/28/1950 - 12/31/2006
This series contains records of U.S. military officers and soldiers who died as a result of either a hostile or non-hostile occurrence in the Korean War, Vietnam War, Gulf War, or War on Terrorism. Beginning in 1975, casualties considered as occurring during Peacetime were also included.

Mine Warfare Operations Files (MINEA), created, 5/9/1972 - 1/14/1973, documenting the period 5/9/1972 - 1/14/1973
This series contains data from two military operations during the Vietnamese Conflict, Operation Linebacker and Operation Pocket Money, which concerned all mining operations conducted against North Vietnamese interior waterways and harbors.

Cambodian Friendly Units Files, created, 1/1970 - 3/1977, documenting the period 11/1961 - 3/1977
This series contains data on over 900 military units in the Cambodian Armed Forces (Forces Armees Nationales Khmeres) that were friendly to the allied side during the Cambodian War and the Vietnam War.

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