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Military History Centers

Each of the service branches maintains a history center containing a reference collection of books, documents, published unit histories, photographs, medals, and artifacts. The addresses and Web sites for these centers are listed below.

United States Air Force

Air Force History Support Office
Reference and Analysis Division
200 McChord Street, Box 94
Bolling AFB, DC 20332-1111
Telephone: (202) 404-2261
Web site: http://www.airforcehistory.hq.af.mil/

U.S. Air Force Historical Research Agency
600 Chennault Circle
Building 1405
Maxwell AFB, AL 36112-6424
Telephone: (334) 953-2395
Web site: http://www.au.af.mil/au/afhra/

U.S. Air Force Museum
1100 Spaatz Street
Wright-Patterson AFB, OH 45433-7102
Telephone: (937) 255-3286
Web site: http://www.wpafb.af.mil/museum/

United States Army

U.S. Army Center of Military History Building 35
102 Fourth Avenue
Ft. McNair, DC 20319-5058
Telephone: (202) 685-2733
Web site: http://www.army.mil/cmh-pg/default.htm

U.S. Army Military History Institute Carlisle Barracks, PA 17013-5008
Telephone: (717) 245-3611
Web site: http://carlisle-www.army.mil/usamhi/

United States Coast Guard

U.S. Coast Guard Historian's Office United States Coast Guard Headquarters
Room B-717
2100 Second St., SW
Washington, DC 20953
Telephone: (202) 267-2596
Web site: http://www.uscg.mil/hq/g-cp/history/collect.html

Coast Guard Museum U.S. Coast Guard Academy
15 Mohegan Avenue
New London, CT 06320-8511
Telephone: (860) 444-8511
Web site: http://www.uscg.mil/hq/g-cp/museum/MuseumInfo.html

United States Marine Corps

Marine Corps Historical Center Washington Navy Yard
Building 58
1254 Charles Morris Street, SE
Washington Navy Yard, DC 20374-5040
Telephone: (202) 433-3483
Web site: http://hqinet001.hqmc.usmc.mil/HD/Home_Page.htm

Marine Corps Air-Ground Museum Marine Corps Combat Development Command
2014 Anderson Avenue
Quantico, VA 22134-5002
Telephone: (703) 784-2607
Web site: http://hqinet001.hqmc.usmc.mil/HD/Home_Page.htm

United States Navy

Naval Historical Center Washington Navy Yard
Building 57
805 Kidder Breese Street, SE
Washington Navy Yard, DC 20374-5060
Telephone: (202) 433-3634
Web site: http://www.history.navy.mil/

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