October 23, 2018

Research Resource: “Military Service Records, Awards, and Unit Histories: A Guide to Locating Sources” (Updated)

The Congressional Research Service guide “Military Service Records, Awards, and Unit Histories: A Guide to Locating Sources” (RS 2182) was updated on August 7, 2018.

A full text copy of the document is available here (via the Federation of American Scientists).

About the Guide

This guide provides information on locating military unit histories and individual service records of discharged, retired, and deceased military personnel. It also provides information on locating and replacing military awards and medals. Included is contact information for military history centers, websites for additional sources of research, and a bibliography of other publications, including related CRS reports.

Direct to Full Text Guide
10 pages; PDF.

Gary Price About Gary Price

Gary Price (gprice@mediasourceinc.com) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.

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