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What's New?

  • Picture: "A U.S. Air Force C-130 Hercules cargo aircraft, takes off for an air drop during exercise Keen Sword 2005 at Yokota Air Base, Japan, on Nov. 11, 2004 (U.S. Air Force PHOTO by Master Sgt. Val Gempis)(Released)" NAID: 6689075 https://catalog.archives.gov/id/6689057 Defense Contract Action Data System (DCADS), Fiscal Year 2005
    We have added the Fiscal Year 2005 records of this series to AAD, for an additional 1,357,166 new records. The series, popularly known as the "Defense Contract Action Data System (DCADS)," contains information about contracts for goods and services between the private sector and the military services and agencies of the Department of Defense.
  • Photograph 220-TMI-(52)2832(37): Central Foreign Policy Files
    We have added the 1979 fully releasable permanent electronic telegram records and withdrawal card records and the 1979 fully releasable permanent P-Reel Index records and withdrawal card records of this series to AAD, for an additional 531,525 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.

AAD Highlights

Irving Berlin
composed "God Bless America" and immigrated to America from Russia with his family when he was 5 years old. See his passenger record.

Apollo-Soyuz Test Project
was a joint U.S.-Soviet space flight in July 1975. See a record relating to the success of the project in the Central Foreign Policy Files.

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