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Online Resources

For Transportation Branch information

US Army Center of Military History
Force Structure & Unit History Branch
103 Third Avenue
Fort McNair, DC 20319-5058
(202) 685-2738

For Manuscripts, Personal Papers Photographic Materials

The Army Heritage & Education Center
950 Soldiers Drive
Carlisle, PA 17013-5021

For Military Personnel Records

National Personnel Records Center
1 Archives Drive
St. Louis, Missouri 63138
(314) 801-0800
E-mail: *
Status Check: *
Fax: 314 801-9195

*Special Note on Contacting by E-mail: Requests for military personnel records or information from them cannot be accepted by e-mail at this time. The Privacy Act of 1974 (5 U.S.C. 552a) and Department of Defense directives require a written request, signed and dated, to access information from military personnel records. Our e-mail address should only be used only to request general information (hours of operations, procedures and forms) or to submit compliments, complaints or concerns

Early Army transportation history

U.S. Army Quartermaster Museum
2220 Adams Avenue
Bldg 5218
Fort Lee, VA 23801-1601
(804) 734-4203

US Army Heraldic Entitlements; Why It is Worn; How They are displayed

U.S. Army Institute of Heraldry
9235 Gunston Road, Room S-112
Fort Belvoir, VA 22060-5579
(703) 806-4972

For history & photos of some US Army WW II Troopships

Naval Historical Center
(Historical Branch)
805 Kidder Breese Street SE
Washington Navy Yard, DC 20374

For Army vessels crewed by the Coast Guard

United States Coast Guard
WASHINGTON DC 20593-7031
(202) 372-4651
FAX: (202) 372-4984

For information on the Reserve Fleet

U.S. Department of Transportation
Maritime Administration
400 Seventh Street, N.W.
Washington, DC 20590

For records of the Office of the Chief of Transportation, Records Group 336

National Archives and Records Administration
Textual Reference Branch
8601 Adelphi Road
College Park, MD 20740-6001
(866) 272-6272

For Army automotive research & development 1942 to present, and for display pieces for VFWs, Armories, etc

U.S. Army Tank-Automotive and Armaments Command
6501 East 11 Mile Road
Warren, MI 48397-5000
(586) 574-6583

For vehicle technical manuals

Library of Congress
Duplication Service
Washington, DC 20540
Fax: (202) 707-1771

For information on restoring military vehicles

Military Vehicle Preservation Association (MVPA)
P. O Box 520378
Independence, MO 64052
(816) 833-6872

For information on units, vehicles, Watercraft and aircraft of Vietnam

Army Transportation Association
Vietnam (ATAV)

For information on unit insignia and patches

American Society for Military Insignia Collectors (ASMIC)


This page last updated on March 23, 2021