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Numerical Identification Files (NUMIDENT), created, 1936 - 2007, documenting the period 1936 - 2007
This series contains data from the Social Security Administration's Numerical Identification Files (NUMIDENT). The Death Files contain nearly 50 million records of individuals with a social security number with a verified death or who would have been over 110 years old by December 31, 2007. The records include information such as name, social security number, birth date, and death date.

Records of Prime Contracts Awarded by the Military Services and Agencies, created, 7/1/1975 - 9/30/2005, documenting the period 7/1/1975 - 9/30/2005
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.

Central Foreign Policy Files, created, 7/1/1973 - 12/31/1979, documenting the period 1973 ? - 12/31/1979
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.

Records of Prime Contracts Awarded by the Military Services and Agencies, created, 7/1/1975 - 9/30/2005, documenting the period 7/1/1975 - 9/30/2005
We have added the Fiscal Year 2004 records of this series to AAD, for an additional 694,409 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

Central Foreign Policy Files, created, 7/1/1973 - 12/31/1979, documenting the period 1973 ? - 12/31/1979
We have added the 1978 fully releasable permanent P-Reel Index records and withdrawal card records of this series to AAD, for an additional 94,312 new records. Records serve as an index to microfilmed documents. 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.

Central Foreign Policy Files, created, 7/1/1973 - 12/31/1979, documenting the period 1973 ? - 12/31/1979
We have added the 1978 fully releasable permanent electronic telegram records and withdrawal card records of this series to AAD, for an additional 406,265 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.

Awards Information Management System (AIMS) Files, created, 7/15/1988 - 4/8/2004, documenting the period ca. 9/6/1925 - 4/8/2004
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.

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