Reference Desk

 

[This page is provided as a service to visitors of the Korean War Educator website. If you wish to post contact information about your organization or office, send detailed information to Lynnita Brown at lynnita@koreanwar-educator.org.]


Note that there are two sections on the Reference Desk:

 


 

Groups, Associations, Korean-related

Administration Unit
8221 Admin Unit Korea
Mr. Frank Reynolds
(315) 759-5395

African American Veterans and Families
214 P Street, NW
Washington, DC 20001
202-518-8488

After Action Reports
National Records Center
8601 Adelphi Road
College Park, MD 20783
301-713-6800

Airborne
Association of Ranger Infantry Companies (Airborne) - Korean War
Mr. Joe Lisi
2313 Oak Drive
Steilacoom, WA 98388
(206) 588-3225

Airborne
National HQs Armed Forces ABN INF Ranger Assn, INC. WWII, Korea, & VN
500 Doctors Path, Suite 25
Riverhead, Long Island, NY 11901
(516) 369-3306

Airborne
187th (Rakkasans) Airborne Regimental Combat Team Association
Mr. A. S. Jaznach
Route 1, Box 311-A
Cumberland, VA 23040-9801
(804) 492-5827
(804) 492-4882 FAX

Air Defense Artillery Association
P.O. Box 6101
Ft. Bliss, TX 79906
Ph. 915-568-2711

Air Force - Air Force Association
P.O. Box 50
Temple Hills, MD 20757-0050
301-899-2500

Air Force - Air Force Historical Foundation
1535 Command Drive, Suite A-122
Andrews Air Force Base, MD 200762-7002
301-736-1959
Fax: 304-981-3574
E-mail: afhf@earthlink.net

Air Force - Air Force Historical Research Agency
600 Chennault Circle, Bldg. 405
Maxwell AFB, AL 36112-6424
334-953-2395

Air Force - Johnson Air Base Association
Keith Swinehart
Ph. 303-814-0800

Air Force - 4th Aviation Field Depot Squadron (AFDS)
Contact: Robert Fingers
Ph. 480-854-6819

Air Force - 9th Air Vehicle Repair Sq. (AVRS)
Joseph Menno
Ph. 954-850-2818

Air Force - 11th & 12 Squadrons
Contact: Dr. Jim VanHare
Ph. 269-327-0184

Air Force - 12th Bomb Group & 12th Wings
Contact: Andy Anderson
Ph. 919-344-1202

Air Force - 13th Bomb Squadron (Grim Reapers)
Contact: Walter T. Campbell
Ph. 207-989-4937

Air Force - 21st/6461st TCS Kyushu Gypsies
Contact: Maj. Dana L. Mansur Jr. (USAF Ret)
PH. 908-782-1657

Air Force - 37th Troop Carrier Squadron
Contact: Earl Ehrenberg
Ph. 619-275-3822

Air Force - 51st Fighter Interceptor Wing
Contact: Jerry E. Young
Ph. 770-435-5705

Air Force - 58th Fighter Association
Contact: Jean Kuprerer
Ph. 812-945-7649

Air Force - 62nd Troop Carrier Squadron
See above - Earl Ehrenberg

Air Force - 90th Strategic Reconnaissance Wing
Chuck Hale
Ph. 785-865-5794

Air Force - 91st Strategic Recon Wing Association
Jim Bard
Ph. 410-549-1094

Air Force - 307th Bomb Group/Wing
Contact #1: Cy Johnson
Ph. 805-495-3518
Contact #2: Jim Jones
Ph. 704-847-5114

Air Force - 315th Troop Carrier Wing
Contact: lMac McCafferty
afmac@lorettotel.net

Air Force - 319th Fighter Inceptor Squadron
Contact #1: James H. Speyrer
5507 Marblehead Dr.
Dayton, OH 45431-2808
Contact #2: Ken Stone
616 Spring Canyon Dr.
Irving, TX 75063-4672

Air Force - 339th Fighter Squadron Association
contact: Alfred Place
Ph. 518-439-9211

Air Force - 366th Fighter Group, TFW, Expeditionary, Wing
Steve Pennington
Ph. 425-774-7504

Air Force - 437th Troop Carrier Wing (M)
Contact: Mac McCafferty
afmac@lorettotel.net

Air Force - 483rd MVS Ashiya, Japan
Ph. 931-766-2732

Air Force - 511th Air Control & Warning Group
Contact: Don Simmons
Ph. 972-231-6518

Air Force - 527th Air Control & Warning Group
Contact: John Rosso
Ph. 661-832-6036

Air Force - 601st & 615th Air Control & Warning
Nick Mascis
Ph. 818-831-1884

Air Force - 607th/6123rd AC&W
Ron Addington
Ph. 330-477-5195

Air Force - 621 AC&W Squadron, Sado Shima, Japan
Donald Lavy
Ph. 941-505-2692

Air Force - 815th Troop Carrier Squadron
George Radovich
Ph. 360-427-7696

Air Force - 3506th & 3508th Flight Line Maintenance Squadrons (FLMS)
Billy Smith
Ph. 850-862-8217

Airlines - Korean - Asiana Airlines, Inc.
Asiana Town, Kangseo,
P.O. Box 98 #47 Osae-dong,
Kangseo-ku, Seoul, Korea

Airlines - Korean - Korean Air Headquarters
1370, Gonghang-dong, Gangseo-gu
Seoul, Korea 157-712, Korea

Alliance of Women Veterans
23442 El Toro Rd., Apt. W303
Lake Forest, CA 92630
949-829-8073

American Battle Monuments Commission Operations
(Records of Americans buried overseas)
Court House Plaza 2, Suite 500
2300 Clarendon Blvd.
Arlington, VA 22201
703-696-6897

American Ex-Prisoners of War
3201 East Pioneer Parkway, #40
Arlington, TX 76010
817-649-2979
Website: http://www.axpow.org

American G.I. Forum
2870N. Speer Blvd., Suite 220
Denver, CO 80211
303-458-1700

American Gold Star Mothers, Inc.
2128 LeRoy Place, NW
Washington, DC 20008
202-265-0991

American Legion
P.O. Box 1055
Indianapolis, IN 46206
317-630-1200

American Merchant Marine Veterans
P.O. Box 151205
Cape Coral, FL 33915-1205
941-549-1010

American Military Retirees Association
202 E. Church Street
Pocahontas, AK 72455-2819

American Military Society
1101 Merchantile Lane
Suite 100
Landover, MD 20785 301-925-1420

American Red Cross
8111 Gatehouse Road
Falls Church, VA 22042
703-206-8512

American Veterans Committee
6309 Bannockburn Drive
Bethesda, MD 20817301-320-6490

American Veterans of WWII, Korea & Vietnam (AMVETS)
4647 Forbes Boulevard
Lanham, MD 20706-4380
301-459-9600

American War Mothers
5415 Connecticut Avenue, NW
Suite L30Washington, DC 20015
202-362-0090

American World War II Orphans Network
910 Princess Anne St.
Fredericksburg, VA 22401
540-310-0750
E-mail: awon@aol.org
website: http://www.awon.org

Anti-Aircraft Artillery Battalion (21st) (SP) Korea
Mr. Alvino T. Jimenez
6705 Cruz Street
Austin, TX 78741-3521
(512) 385-5741

Anti-Aircraft Artillery Gun Battalion (68th) Korea
Mr. William J. Hurley
7000 E. Manslick Road
Louisville, KY 40228-2316
(502) 239-8377

Anti-Aircraft Artillery Gun Battalion (140th) Korea
Mr. Ralph Edwards
LaMesa, CA 91943
(619) 469-9352

Anti-Aircraft Artillery Gun Battalion (707th) Korea
Mr. Andrew Hethuis
Exeter, MO 65647
(417) 835-2308

Anti-Aircraft Artillery Gun Battalion (780th) Korea
Mr. George Ellis
1020 Wildwood Park Road
Florence, AL 35630
(205) 764-5938

Arlington National Cemetery
Arlington, Virginia 22211
General Information 1-877-907-8585
Visitor Information (703) 614-0238 or 703-614-0275
For more information, contact Sonya Goines
Public Affairs Office
Arlington National Cemetery
703-614-0024
www.arlingtoncemetery.mil

Army - Airborne (187th) Regimental Combat Team
Robert Nesbitt
1411 Meadow View Way
Lady Lake, FL 32159-2536
352-753-3364

Army - Army Airways Communications System
Alumni Association
c/o Hank Sauer
111 Carson LaneOak Ridge, TN 37830

Army – Army Engineer Association

  • Ft. Belvoir Office:
    P.O. Box 30260
    Alexandria, VA 22310-8260
    703-781-0741
  • Ft. Leonard Wood Office:
    P.O. Box 634
    Ft. Leonard Wood, MO 65473
    573-329-6678

Army - Association of the U.S. Army
2425 Wilson Boulevard
Arlington, VA 22201
703-841-4300

Army - Brotherhood of U.S. Army Veterans Association
Contact: George Patterson
Ph. 732-539-3093

Army - Cavalry (see Cavalry)

Army - Engineers (see Engineers)

Army - 1st Cavalry Division Association
Arthur J. Junot
302 N. Main
Cooperas Cove, TX 76522-1799
800-234-9313 9-5 CST

Army - 1st Field Artillery Observation Battalion Association
Contact: Ralph Mueller
Ph. 724-348-5359

Army - Second Infantry Division Association
Second (Indianhead) Division Assn, Inc.
P.O. Box 218
Fox Lake, IL 60020-0218
Phone 224-225-1202
2idahq@comcast.net

Army - 3rd Infantry Division

  • Society of the Third Infantry Division
    • Jerry Cunningham, President
      501 Chilhowie Rd.
      Columbia, SC 29209
      (803) 783-4491
    • James E. Drury
      716 9th Avenue
      Camache, IA 52730
  • Hungnam Evacuation Survivors Group
    • Paul A. Dudash
      1375 Mount Hope Road
      Fairfield, PA 17320-9423
      717-642-8796

Army - 5th Regimental Combat Team Association
Raymond J. Warner
77 Wiser Rd.
Port Crane, NY 13833
607-693-2557

Army - 7th Infantry Division Association
Gene Peeples, President
8048 Rose Terrace
Largo, FL 33777-3020
Telephone: (727) 397-8801

Army - 7th Infantry Division - Friends & Buddies of the Hour Glass Association
c/o MaryJean Wise
3001 Richmond Ave.
Mattoon, IL 61938-2349
(after 5 p.m.) 217-234-6534

Army - 11th Engineer Combat Battalion Association
Fred O. Boelsche, Secretary
Ph. 1-201-641-5828

Army - 14th Combat Engineers
P.O. Box 384
Sierra Vista, AZ 85636

Army - 17th Infantry Association
Contact: Stewart Rothman
Ph. 907-474-0685

Army - 21st RCT
Contact: Phil Burke
Ph. 703-730-9292

Army - 21st Infantry Regiment Association
Contact: David Shuker
Ph. 303-433-7531 or
Ph. 303-995-8212

Army - 24th Infantry Division Association
Contact: James F. Hill, 260 Shelli Lane, Roswell, GA
Ph. 770-998-3749
Contact: Wes Morrison
Ph. 831-883-2156

Army - 25th Infantry Division Association
John D. Doyle
P.O. Box 746
Roklin, CA 95677-0746
916-624-3244 9-5 PST

Army - 31st Infantry Regiment Association
Contact: Vin Zike
Ph. 845-858-2030

Army - 40th Infantry Division Association
Edward Lown
210 Highland Ave.
Maybrook, NY 12543-1012
914-437-2320

Army - 40th Division, 223rd Infantry Regiment Association - Dog Co.
Contact: Keith A. Maggini
Ph. 530-295-1257

Army - 44th Infantry Division (Korea)
Contact: Mr. Dick Martin
117 Leadley Avenue
East Peoria, IL 61611-2735
(309) 699-2732

or

Hoard Ferrill
8902 Windsor Ct.
Granury, TX 76049
(812) 579-1608

Army - 45th Infantry Division Thunderbird Association
2145 NE 36th Street
Oklahoma City, OK 73111-5302
405-424-5393
Ph. 609-884-6652

Army - 51st Signal Battalion Association
Contact: G.B. (Buck) Palmer
E-mail gladpalm1@peoplepc.com
Contact: Tommy Thompson
Ph. 817-326-4773

Army - 75th Field Artillery Battalion Korea 1950-53
Mr. Lawrence Simmons
2311 Hollywood Drive
Monroe, MI 48162-4194
(313) 241-8256

Army - 155th Regiment Medical Company (Korea)
Contact: Mr. William S. Thompson
Hwy 481 N
Morton, MS 39117
(601) 732-6744

Army - 179th Infantry Regiment Association
P.O. Box 845
Edmond, OK 73083-0845
Contact: Penn V. Rabb Jr.
Ph. 580-357-1796

Army - 204th Field Artillery Battalion - Korea
Contact: Mr. Nick Vanderhave
P.O. Box 37
Oakdale, CA 95361

Army - 223rd Infantry Regiment Association
Contact: J. Alvarez
3339 Coral Grove
San Antonio, TX 78247
Ph. 210-490-3202

Army - 300th Armored Field Artillery Battalion
1932 South 149th Circle
Omaha, NE 68144-2006

Army - 8240th Army Unit Veterans Association USA
2953 W. 8th St., Suite 203
Los Angeles, CA 90005
Contact: Richard Taylor
661-836-3087

Army - Hospitals (see Hospital)

Army - Military Police (see Military Police)

Army - Outpost Harry Survivors Association
James F. Jarboe, Editor
903 Crestfield Drive
Duarte, CA 91010-2131
626-358-7834

Army Security Agency
501st Army Security Agency (Korea 50-60)
Mr. John P. Garrah
300 17th Street
Honesdale, PA 18431-2024
(717) 253-0895

Army - U.S. Army Military History Institute
Carlisle Barracks
Carlisle, PA 17013-5008

Atomic - National Association of Atomic Veterans
R.J. Ritter, National Commander
Ph. 281-481-1357 (Texas)
E-mail cmdr@naav.com
Website: www.naav.com

Blinded Veterans Association
477 H Street NW
Washington, DC 20001-2694
202-371-8880

Blue Star Mothers of America Inc.
P.O. Box 555
Kensington, MD 20895-0555
Catholic War Veterans, USA, Inc
441 North Lee Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
703-549-3622

Camp Keiser Korea (all units)
Website: www.brotherhood-usava.us
Contact: George Patterson
Ph. 732-539-3093

Cavalry
1st Cavalry, 7th Regt, 2nd Bn, Co E (Korea)
Mr. Ecton J. Plaisance, Jr.
13886 W. Main Street
Larose, LA 70373
(504) 693-3835

Cavalry
24th Constabulary, D Troop (1949-52)
Mr. Robert G. Yow
1906 Stanley Road
Greensboro, NC 27407-2623
(910) 299-4585

Center for the Study of Black Troops
University of Northern Iowa
Seerley 307
Cedar Falls, IA 50614-0701
Ph. 319-415-0778

Charlton Garden, Friends of
2175 Reeds Mill Lane #6F
Bronx, NY 10475-1423
Ph. 218-671-4556

Chosin Few
238 Cornwall Circle
Chalfont, PA 18914-2318
Contact: Don Gee, Business Manager

Coalition of Families of Korean & Cold War POW/MIAs
c/o John Zimmerlee, Information Manager
3342 Brickey Ln.,
Mariette, GA 30068-3844

Coast Guard Combat Veterans Association
C/o Bill Wells
258 Meadowlake Drive
Martinez, GA 30907
706-860-9335
E-mail: bwells@capaccess.org

Cold War International History Project
The Woodrow Wilson Center
One Woodrow Wilson Plaza
1300 Pennsylvania Avenue
Washington, DC 20004-3027
202-691-4110
Fax: 202-691-4184
E-mail: coldwar1@wwic.si.edu

Cold War Museum
P.O. Box 178
Fairfax, VA 22030
703-273-2381
Web site: http://www.coldwar.org

Congressional Medal of Honor Society - U.S
40 Patriots Point Road
Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464
843-884-8862

Destroyer-Escort Sailors Association
3636 Chipshot Ct.
North Ft. Myers, FL 33917-7220
841-731-8917

Disabled American Veterans
3725 Alexandria Pike
Cold Springs, KY 41076
606-441-7300

DMZ
DMZ Veterans Association
David Benbow
Benbow & Phillips
P.O. Drawer 432
Statesville, NC 28687-0432
Ph. 704-871-9000
E-mail: david@statesvillelaw.com

Engineers
3rd Engineer Combat Battalion, 24th Infantry Div (Korea)
Mr. Frank Felinski
4506 Monroe Street
Omaha, NE 68117-2623
(402) 731-3671

Engineers
5th Engineer Combat Battalion, Co A, (Korea)
Mr. Calvin Gagle
RR3
Portland, IN 47371-9803
(219) 726-4119

Engineers
14th Combat Engineer Battalion Association
P.O. Box 384
Sierra Vista, AZ 85636
Contact: James L. Wasson
wasson1929@aol.com

Engineers
11th Engineer Combat Battalion Association
Fred O. Boelsche, Secretary
(201) 641-5828

Engineers
44th Engr "Broken Heart" Battalion-Korea
Mr. Harold O'Connell, XO
1134 Liberty Street
Braintree, MA 02184
(Newsletter)
(617) 843-5802 (H)
(617) 843-2183 (O)

Engineers
44th Engr Battalion (1949-52)
Ms. Bonnie Y. Gardner
3428 Alex-Well Road
Alexandria, AL 36250
(205) 820-4438

Engineers
62nd Engineer Construction Battalion (Korea)
Mr. Carl F. Gielow
306 W. Peabody Circle
Avon Park, FL 33825-2274
(941) 452-1034

Engineers
76th Engineer Construction Battalion (Korea 1950-53)
Mr. John C. Roberts
6818 Stover Road
Baxter, TN 38544-4860
(615) 858-4690

Engineers
79th Engineer Construction Battalion (WWII & Korea)
Mr. Bobbie Thompson
4712 Washington Street W.
Charleston, WV 25313-2034
(304) 776-2629

Engineers
84th Engineer Construction Battalion (Korea)
Mr. Carl F. Gielow
306 W. Peabody Circle
Avon Park, FL 33825-2274
(941) 452-1034

Engineers
151st Combat Engineer Battalion (Korea)
Mr. Jack Cato
216 S. Maple Streett
Lebanon, TN 37087-3596
(615) 444-9273

Engineers
822nd Engineer Battalion (Aviation) (Korea)
Earl Tutt Lambert
1443 Nauticus Cove
Loveland, OH 45140
(513) 683-0027

Engineers
839th Engr Battalion (Aviation) (51-54)
Mr. Jim McCoy
4216 65th Street
Des Moines, IA 50322-2819
(515) 276-5345

Engineers
840th Engineer Aviation Battalion (Korea)
Mr. Don K. Tomajan
1443 Avenida De Cortez
Pacific Palisades, CA 90272-2126
(310) 459-4034

Engineers
841st Engineer Aviation Battalion (WWII & Korea)
Mr. Jack Murphy
(941) 997-9940

Ex-POW Association (See also Korean War Ex-POW Association)
253 Diane Street
Portage, IN 46368
219-762-1405

Fiftieth Anniversary of the Korean War
Commemoration Committee (Department of Defense)
NOW CLOSED - WEBSITE STILL ONLINE
website http://korea50.army.mil

Fifty-eighth Engineers
Bill Redstreake
1509 Gwynedd View Rd.
North Wales, PA 19454

Fleet Reserve Association
125 N. West Street
Alexandria, VA 22314-2754
800-FRA-1924

Freedom Team Salute - US Army
2461 Eisenhower Avenue
Room 1406
Alexandria, VA 22331–0009
Phone: 703–325–3996

Gold Star Wives of America, Inc.
5510 Columbia Pike
Suite 205
Arlington, VA 22204
703-998-0064

Government - Federal Archives & Records Center (FARC)
7358 South Polaski Avenue
Chicago, IL 60639

Government - National Archives
General Reference Branch (NNRG)
National Archives
7th & Pennsylvania Ave. NW
Washington, DC 20408
website: http://www.nara.gov/research

Government - National Personnel Records Center
Military Personnel Records
9700 Page Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63132-5100
website: http://www.nara.gov/regional/mprinfo.html
Note: Records from A thru Hubbard, James D. were destroyed in a 1973 fire. (They should still have everything from 1973 to present)

Graves Registration/Mortuary Affairs
Contact: John H. Williams
Ph. 843-234-1393

Helicopters - USMC Combat Helicopter Association
c/o J.D. Barber
72 Lorraine Street
Weymouth, MA 031289
Ph. 781-337-3239
E-mail: popasmoke@earthlink.net

Hospital - 11th Evacuation
11th Evacuation Hospital (Korea, 1950-53)
Mr. Edward F. Elliott
86 Malone Avenue
Staten Island, NY 10306-4110
(718) 987-3557

Hospital - Osaka
Osaka Army Hospital Association (Korean War)
Wilson A. Heefner, M. D.
7205 Park Woods Drive
Stockton, CA 95207-1409
(209) 951-4748

Hospital - 343rd
343rd General Hospital (Korea)
Mr. Ira Williamson
Iron Bridge Road
Ovid, NY 14521
(607) 869-5223

Hospital - 804th Station
804th Station Hospital (1952-53)
Mr. Harold Keaton
5779 State Route 656
Centerburg, OH 43011
(614) 625-6473

Hospital - 7505th USAF
7505th USAF Hospital, Swinton, Eng (51-65)
Mr. Robert Blasey
311 Garden Avenue
Bellevue, NE 68005-3611
(402) 291-5019

Hyundai Corporation
226, 1GA, Sinmunno, Jongno-gu
Seoul 110-786 Korea

Infantry Association - National Infantry Association
P.O. Box 2823
Columbus, GA 31902
Ph. (706)323-2560

Infantry Division - 45th Infantry Division
45th Infantry Division (T-Birds WWII & Korea)
Mr. Raul Trevino
1918 Leander
San Antonio, TX 78251-2954
(210) 681-9134

Infantry Regiment - 17th Infantry Regiment Association
Donald E. Shook Jr.
Association President
1010 Manor Road
New Kensington, PA 15068

Infantry Regiment - 21st Infantry Regiment
Company L, 21st Infantry Regiment, Korea
Mr. Hugh A. Brown
75 Jefferson Circle
Athens, GA 30604
(As It Stands)
(706) 548-2094 (H)
(706) 338-1213 (O)

Infantry Regiment - 23rd Infantry Regiment
23rd Infantry Regiment (Korea)
Mr. Wallace. W. Woods
Bending Bow Drive
Kingston, TN 37763
(423) 376-3645

Infantry Regiment - 110th InfantryRegiment
110th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Bn, Co F (Korea)
Mr. James Stancombe
445 Ben Franklin Road
Indiana, PA 15705
(412) 463-0367

Infantry Regiment - 179th Infantry Regiment
179th Infantry Regiment, HHC (Korea)
Mr. Robert C. Rouse
138 County Road 312
Bayfield, CO 81122
(970) 884-4037

Infantry Regiment - 223rd Infantry Regiment
223rd Infantry Regiment (40th Div) (Korea)
Mr. Richard C. Fette
6866 Stewart Sharon Road
Brookfield, OH 44403-9789
(330) 448-6520

Infantry Regiment - 279th Infantry Regiment
279th Infantry Regiment, Co B (Korea)
Mr. Eddie Sneed
P. O. Box 145
Slick, OK 74071-0145
(918) 567-6858

IFFAMPAC
International Federation of Family Associations
of Missing Persons from Armed Conflicts
P.O. Box 6888
Rockford, IL 61125
USA
www.iffampac.org

Italian American War Veterans of the USA
115 S. Meridian Road
Youngstown, OH 44509

Japanese American Veterans Association, Washington, DC
13222 Rippling Brook Drive
Silver Spring, MD 20906
301-460-0401

Jewish War Veterans of the USA
1811 R Street NW
Washington, DC 20009
202-265-6280

Kang Wha-do Vets
P.O. Box 721
Crisfield, MD 21817-0721

KMAG
Korean Military Advisory
Group-Chejudo-1952
Mr. George C. Heffner
60 Delwood Road
Stratford, CT 06497

Korea - Adoptee Solidarity Korea (ASK)
KPO Box 2151 Seoul 110-62
Republic of Korea

Korea - Chosun Ilbo
61, 1-ga Taepyeongno, Jung-gu,
Seoul 100-756

Korea - Korea Herald
3rd-5th Floor, 1-17, Jeong-dong, Jung-gu,
Seoul 100-120
G.P.O. Box 6479

Korea - Korea Times
17-11 Chunghak-dong, Chongro-ku,
Seoul 110-792

Korea - Korean American Cultural Foundation
901-B Baiknam Building (Hotel President)
188-3 Ulchiro 1-ga, Chung-ku,
Seoul, 100-191, Korea
822-757-4542~3
Fax: 822-757-4544
E-mail: lykeion@hotmail.com
website: http://www.korfoun@netsgo.com

Korea - Korean American Friendship Association
5815 Creekway Street
San Antonio, TX 78247
Ph. 210-432-1200 or 210-257-6082

Korea - Korean Institute of Minnesota
Ph. 651-647-5466
sung.park7@comcast.net

Korea - Korean Quarterly
Box 6789
St. Paul, MN 55106
Ph. 651-771-8164 (toll free)
877-879-5637

Korea-Cold War Families of the Missing
P.O. Box 454
Farmingdale, NY 11735
http://www.koreacoldwar.org

Korean War Educator Foundation
c/o Lynnita Brown
111 E. Houghton Street
Tuscola, IL 61953
217-253-4620 (home)/217-253-5171 (store Thurs-Sat 10-3 & sometimes Mon-Wed)
E-mail: lynnita@koreanwar-educator.org or lynnita@thekwe.org
Website: www.thekwe.org

Korean War Ex-POW Association
Franklin "Jack" Chapman, President
P.O. Box 1437
Mesilla, NM 88046

Korean War Memorial - Providence, RI
Contact: Joseph Corrente
306 Dean Ridge Ct.
Clanston, RI 02920
Ph. 401-946-0703

Korean War POW/MIA Network
John Zimmerlee
3342 Brickey Ln
Marietta GA 30068-3844
Ph 770-565-4420
Fax 770-578-0002
E-mail: jpz@bellsouth.net]
Website: http://www.koreanwarpowmia.net

Korean War Project
Ted & Hal Barker
P.O. Box 180190
Dallas, TX 75218-0190
214-320-0342 - Voice

Korean War Morning Reports
See Military Records Sources near bottom of this page.

Korean War Veterans Association
Website: http://www.kwva.org

Korean War Veterans Reunion, Inc.
Richard Gallmeyer, Founder
P.O. Box 8946
Virginia Beach, VA 23450-8946
1-800-523-4715
E-mail msg1gal@msn.com

Legion of Valor of the USA, Inc.
92 Oak Leaf Lane
Chapel Hill, NC 27516-9440
919-933-0989

Marines - Anglico
Contact: John Mauer
Ph. 614-262-9002
E-mail jmaurer@columbus.rr.com

Marines - Aviation Association
Col. J.P. Monroe, USMC Ret
P.O. Box 296
Quantico, VA 22134-0296
703-630-1903

Marines - Brigade - Korea
Official Marine Corps History for sale

Robert J. Speights
1506 Thornridge Rd.
Austin, TX 78758

Marines - China Marine Association
Lyle Cherbonneau, Membership Chairman
24 Forsythia Ave.
Paramus, NJ 07652-4307

Marines – Combat Action Ribbon
Dept. of the Navy
Headquarters US Marine Corps
3280 Russell Drive
Quantico, VA 22134-5103

Marines - History Division of the Marine Corps
HQ Marine Corps
2 Navy Annex
Washington, DC 20380-1775

Marines - 1st Marine Division Association
14325 Willard Road, Suite 107
Chantilly, VA 20151-2110
703-803-3195
E-mail: oldbreed@aol.com

Marines - Leatherneck Magazine
Editorial Offices
Box 1775
Quantico, VA 22134
703-640-6161, Ext 315
Toll Free: 1-800-336-0291

Marines - Marine Corps Heritage Foundation
P.O. Box 420
Quantico, VA 22134-0420
1-800-397-7585

Marines - Marine Corps League
8626 Lee Highway, Suite 201
Fairfax, VA 22031
Mailing address:
P.O. Box 3070
Merrifield, VA 22116-3070

Marines - Marine Corps Museum of the Carolinas
P.O. Box 1046
Jacksonville, NC 28541

Marines - USMC Combat Helicopter Association
Alan H. Barbour, Historian
History and Archives Division
USMC Combat Helicopter Assoc
5918 Free State Rd
Marshall, VA 20115
Ph. 540-364-1474
Ph. 540-878-7118 (cell)
E-mail: history@popasmoke.com
Website: www.popasmoke.com 

Marines – 1-7 Korea Association
Website: http://www.1-7marineskorea.com

Marines - A-1-5 Korea Association
Robert Shedd
65 Koonz Road
Voorheesville, NY 12186

Marines - A-1-7
Contact: Richard Burkhart
Ph. 727-550-0354

Marines -B-1-5 Korea
The Guidon
721 Madrid Road
Jemez Springs, NM 87025-8109

Marines - C-1-1 Korea
Contact: Al Baiocchi
1399 Ygnacio Valley Rd. St. #35
Walnut Creek, CA 94598
Ph. 925-933-1100

Marines - C-1-5 Korea
Password
Gunther Dohse
P.O. Box 400
Chimacum, WA 98325-0400
360-732-7477

Marines - C-1-7 Korea
Contact: Bill Ferrell
Ph. 203-318-1889

Marines - C Battery-1-11 (1965-66)
Contact: Bill Cassaw
Ph. 253-535-2196

Marines - D-2-5 Korea
Contact: Doug Bell
P.O. Box 253
Tahuya, WA 98588
Ph. 360-275-4700
dougbelld2@webtv.net

Marines - F-2-5 Korea Association
James Graham
8326 Hadley Street
Overland Park, KS 66212-2722

Marines - F-2-7 Korea Association
Warren L. McClure, Secretary
10404 Borgman
Huntington Woods, MI 48070
Ph. 248-541-2525

Marines - G-3-1 Korea Association
Milton Keizer, Secretary
4345-328th Place SE
Fall City, WA 98024-8738

Marines - H-3-1
Contact: Paul Gulick
Ph. 256-512-0028

Marines - I-3-1
Contact: Victor (Doc) Shepherd
E-mail vshepherd@cinci.rr.com
Website: www.itemcompany31.com

Marines - I-3-7
Contact: Richard "Rick" Suarez
Ph. 415-861-1300

Military Magazine
P.O. Box 189490
Sacramento, CA 95818-9490

Military Chaplains Association of the United States of America
P.O. Box 42660
Washington, DC 20015-0660
202-574-2423

Military/Information
P.O. Box 27640
Golden Valley, MN 55427
Ph. 763-533-8627

Military Order of the Purple Heart
5413-B Backlick Road
Springfield, VA 22151
703-642-5360

Military Police
45th Division Military Police Company (Korea)
Mr. Thomas Ray
(580) 889-2927

Military Police
519th Military Police Bn (Korea/Japan)
Mr. Frank Aleksandrowicz
343 Canterbury Raoad
Bay Village, OH 44140
(216) 871-5081

Military Police
772nd Military Police Battalion (Korea)
Mr. Joel C. Davis
348 Wayne Street
Luckey, OH 43443-3443
(419) 833-1613

National Amputation Foundation, Inc.
38-40 Church Street
Malverne, NY 11565
516-887-3600

National Association for Black Veterans, Inc.
P.O. Box 11432
Milwaukee, WI 53211-0432
1-800-842-4597

National Association of County Veterans
Service Officers, Inc.
125 Westfall Road
Rochester, NTY 14620
716-274-6040

National Association of Radiation Survivors
11054 Thousand Oaks Drive
St. Louis, MO 63136
314-355-2651

National Association of State Directors of Veterans Affairs (NASDVA)
National Headquarters: Delaware Veterans Affairs
Robbins Building
802 Silver Lake Blvd.
Dover, DE 19904
302-739-2792

National Association of State Veterans Homes
P.O. Box 1168
Talihina, OK 74571
918-567-2251

National Coalition for Homeless Veterans
333 Pennsylvania Ave SE
Washington, DC 20003-1148
202-546-1969

National Congress of Puerto Rican Veterans, Inc.
2434 E. Tremont Avenue
Bronx, NY 10461
718-822-8077

National Guard Bureau
1411 Jefferson Davis Highway
Arlington, VA 22202

National Order of Battlefield Commissions
12309 Bay Street
Cedar Key, FL 32625
352-543-9247

National Personnel Records Center (NPRC)
Military Personnel Records
9700 Page Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63132-5100

National Veterans Legal Services Program
2001 S Street, NW
Suite 610
Washington, DC 20009
202-265-8305

Navy - Anti-submarine Squadron (US-931/VS-20)
Contact: J. Robert Wagner
Ph. 610-277-4374

Navy - AP Transport Group
Contact: Chuck Ulrich
Ph. 516-747-7426

Navy - Destroyer Leader Association Inc.
Website: www.destroyerleaderassociation.org

Navy - Fighter Squadron VF92
Richard Hanby
Ph. 310-833-9079

Navy - LST 963
Contact: George Sharrow
Ph. 717-921-2963

Navy - National Assault Craft Group
Contact: Don Brown
Ph. 662-893-4684

Navy – Naval Medical & Dental Affairs
Mortuary Affairs Branch
P.O. Box 886999
Great Lakes, IL 60088-6999
800-876-1131 ex 621 or 628
Fax: 847-688-3964

Navy - Navy Club of the United States of America
P.O. Box 530297
Henderson, NV 89053-0297

Navy- Navy Corpsmen

  • American Association of Navy Hospital Corpsmen
    Ron Wilson, HMC/USN (ret), President
    6 Wheelwright Court
    Ballwin, MO 63021
    816-836-8359
     
  • Corpsmen United USN
    John McCorkle, Secretary
    5006 Maple Street
    Bellaire, TX 77401-5733
    E-mail: mmcork@hal-pc.org
     
  • USNTC Bainbridge Association
    Cpntact: Arline Caliger HMC/USN (ret), President
    P.O. Box 611
    Mount Airy, MD 21771-0611

Navy – Navy Historical Center
805 Kidder Breese SE
Washington Navy Yard
Washington, DC 20374-5060

Navy- Navy Mutual Aid Association
29 Carpenter Road
Henderson Hall
Arlington, VA 22212

Navy - Navy Net Tender/Layers
Contact: Eddie Pinson
Ph. 208-362-2659

Navy - USS Abbott DD629
Contact: Malcolm T. Hill Jr.
Ph. 617-566-0642

Navy - USS Agerholm DD826
Contact: Harold G. Thompson
Ph. 770-493-7648

Navy - USS Alfred A. Cunningham DD-752
Contact: Art Jaehnig
Ph. 781-335-5716

Navy - USS Algol AKA54
Contact: Tony Soria
Ph. 209-722-6005

Navy - USS Alstede AF48
Contact: Dean Wall
Ph. 828-724-4296

Navy - USS Ashtabula AO51
Contact: Wayne Harclerode
Website: http://ussashtabula.com

Navy - USS Bataan Association
Richard Weaver
170 Saint Andrews Loop
Kerrville, TX 78028-6441
830-257-3744

Navy - USS Bayfield APA 33
Contact: George Brewer
Ph. 772-288-1526

Navy - USS Begor APD-127
Contact: Clifford Lewis
Website: www.ussbergor.org
Ph. 410-644-5541

Navy - USS Bennington
Contact: Bill Collins
Ph. 401-847-6804
website: http://www.uss-bennington.org

Navy - USS Bon Homme Richard CV-31
P.O. Box 1531
410 Clark Street
Tupelo, MS 38802
601-843-0572

Navy - USS Bremerton CA130/SSN698
Contact: R.F. Polanowski
Ph. 585-365-2316

Navy - USS Brush DD745
Contact: John Larney
Ph. 508-935-8929

Navy - USS Cadmus AR14
Contact: Joe Ruggiero
Ph. 518-686-4678

Navy - USS Cape Esperance CVE88
Contact: Herman (Hank) Butler Jr.
Ph. 352-563-2496

Navy - USS Carpenter DD825 Shipmates Association
Contact: Jimmie Kennedy
Ph. 714-776-4019

Navy - USS Cavalier APA-37
Contact: Ralph Hall 630-879-5909
Contact: Ed Kimble 775-751-0213
Contact: Carl Short 843-237-4975

Navy - USS Consolation
John Bartlett
380 Comerce St.
Bigfork, MT 59911
406-837-5637

Navy - USS Donner LSD20
Contact: Tom Nelson
Ph. 618-656-0131

Navy - USS Doyle DD-494/DMS-34
Contact: Arthur Chavez
Ph. 703-729-7575

Navy - USS Essex CV, CVA, CVS-9, LHD-2 Inc.
Contact: Bruce Sims
Ph. 707-707-1812
Website: www.ussessexcv9.0rg

Navy - USS Eversole DD789
Contact: Thomas Trainham
Ph. 770-320-7511

Navy - USS Foss DE59
Contact: Odell Lee
Ph. 415-440-6317

Navy - USS Gurke DD783
Contact: Bob Evans
Ph. 518-752-5110

Navy - USS Hamul AD20
Contact: George R. Conrad
Ph. 760-251-8453

Navy - USS Haven AH12
Contact: Rex Raymond
Ph. 253-531-2183
Website: http://www.usshaven.org

Navy - USS Hopewell DD681
Contact: Lt. Ed Chew
Ph. 607-336-3225

Navy - USS Hornet CV-8, CV-12, CVA-12, CVS-12
Contact: Carl Burket
Ph. 814-224-5063

Navy - USS Intrepid CV/CVS/CVA11
Contact: Gene Mohler
Ph. 650-948-7132

Navy - USS Iowa Association
Charlie King
P.O. Box 20462
Roanoke, VA 24018

Navy - USS Irwin DD-794 Association
Contact: Warren Cobb RD2
Ph. 508-668-6581

Navy - USS John A. Bole DD755
Contact: Jim Blackburn
Ph. 309-699-0780

Navy - USS John R. Pierce DD753
Contact: Roderick Kent
Website: http://ussjohnrpiercedd753.com

Navy - USS John S. McCain DL-3/DDG-36
Contact: Curtis Hanson
Ph. 503-698-6558

Navy - USS Juneau CLAA119
Contact: Ken Cook
Ph. 804-266-6671
Website: http://ussjuneau.net

Navy - USS Kenneth Whiting AV14
Contact: Michael (Mo) Walker
Ph. 925-829-7226

Navy - USS Lake Champlain Association Inc.
235 Robby Lane
Manhasset Hills, NY 11040-1221
Jack Sauter, President and Editor 516-627-9138

Navy - USS Leyte CV-32
Contact: LeGrande W. VanWagenen
Ph. 732-727-5993

Navy - USS LSMR404
Contact: Warren Gilmour
Ph. 801-566-2430

Navy - USS LST291
Contact: Robert C. (Obie) O'Brien
Ph. 814-425-8147

Navy - USS Macomb DD-458/DMS
Contact: Arthur Chavez
Ph. 703-729-7575

Navy - USS Missouri Association
Herbert Fahr Jr.
24 Clark Street
Plainview, NY 11803-5114
516-931-1769

Navy - USS Magoffin APA199
Contact: Michael Stein
Website: www.ussmagoffin.org

Navy - USS Marshall DD676
Contact: James Nugen
Ph. 870-426-3185

Navy - USS Mispillion AO105
Contact: David Sibley
Ph. 225-753-3332
Website: http://www.ussmispillion.com

Navy - USS Missouri
Contact: Herb Fahr
Ph. 516-931-1769

Navy - USS Mitscher DL-2/DDG-36
Contact: Bob Lange
Ph. 410-768-0751

Navy - USS Monongahela TAO-42
Contact: Donald Varner
Ph. 330-847-8076

Navy - USS Monrovia APA-31
Contact: Richard Phillips
Ph. 512-691-9491

Navy - USS Montrose APA-212 Association
Contact: Russ McDonald
Ph. 714-636-6267

Navy - USS Mt. Katmai AE-16
Contact: Richard J. Bonney
Ph. 209-542-1895

Navy - USS Norfolk, DL-1
Contact: Ed Jehlik
Ph. 701-298-0659

Navy - USS Oglethorpe AKA100
Contact: Ron Williamson
Ph. 908-475-4435
website: http://ussoglethorpe.com

Navy - USS Platte AO24
Contact: Michael Brown
Ph. 816-690-3385

Navy - USS Quincy CA-71
Contact: Richard (Moon) Larkin
Ph. 410-766-5458
Contact: Bob Elliott
Ph. 410-877-7177

Navy - USS Radford DDE446
Contact: Vane Scott
Ph. 740-498-4446

Navy - USS Rendova CVE114
Contact: Eddie Frank
Ph. 303-857-4248

Navy - USS Roanoke CL-145
Contact: Vic Russell
Ph. 732-929-0671

Navy - USS Sea Fox SS
Contact: Joe Cornelius
website: http://seafoxassoc.homestead.com

Navy - USS Shields DD-596
Contact: Ed Velasquez
Ph. 303-979-4114

Navy - USS Spinx (ARL34)
Contact: Frank Ironi
Ph. 320-352-3271

Navy - USS St. Paul CA73
Contact: John Hannabach
Ph. 770-459-1343

Navy - USS Telfair APA 210
Contact: John Tonyes YN3
Ph. 863-859-0878

Navy - USS Thompson DD627-DMS38
Contact: Les Toland
Ph. 972-254-1871

Navy - USS Tidewater AD31 (not in Korean War)
http://www.usstidewater.org

Navy - USS Tingey DD539
Contact: Ralph Wright
Ph. 801-295-2023

Navy – USS Trathen Association
422 Boyd St.
Woodstock, VA 22664

Navy - USS Twining DD540
Contact: Eddie Murphy Jr.
Ph. 619-588-2225

Navy - USS Vammen Association
Contact: George LeLozier
Ph. 217-847-2248

Navy - USS Wadleigh DD689
Contact: Joseph M. Murphy
Ph. 805-967-5369

Navy - USS Walke DD723
Contact: Richard D. Williamson
Ph. 920-788-4916

Navy - USS Washtenaw County LST 1166
Contact: Capt. Alfred J. Dillon
Ph. 760-479-1665
Website: www.LST1166.com

Navy - USS Weiss APD135
Contact: David Ort
Ph. 440-309-6619

Navy - USS Wilkinson DL-5
Contact: Maurice Mullen
Ph. 904-928-9539

Navy - USS Willis A. Lee, DL-4
Contact: Frank Graham
Ph. 718-934-6410

Navy - USS Wiltsie (DD-716)
Contact: Ron Mardis
Ph. 513-752-1158

Navy - USS Windham Bay CVE92
http://hometown.aol.com/windhambay/index.html

Navy - USS Wisconsin Association
Website: http://www.battleshipwisconsin.org

Navy - VS892 & VS38
Contact: Dick Yarp
Ph. 650-964-6432

Navy - USS Yellowstone AD37
Contact: Paul Bowen
Ph. 352-854-1387

Navy - USS Wallace L. Lind DD703
Contact: Bob Tully
Ph. 757-481-2646

Newspapers - Korean - Chosun Ilbo
61, 1-ga Taepyeongno, Jung-gu
Seoul 100-756 Korea

Newspapers - Korean - Dongailbo
139 Sejongno, Jongno-gu
Seoul 110-715 Korea

Newspapers - Korean - Korea Herald
3rd-5th Floor, 1-17, Jeong-dong, Jung-gu
Seoul 100-120 Korea
G.P.O. Box 6479

Newspapers - Korean - Korea Times
17-11 Chunghak-dong, Chongro-ku
Seoul 110-792 Korea

Non-Commissioned Officers Association
10635 IH 35 North
San Antonio, TX 78233
210-653-6161

Ninety-sixth Field Artillery Battalion Association
Arnold Anderson
HC83 Box 116A
Custer, SD 57730
605-673-6313

North Dakota Korean Service Vets
Contact: Roger Smith
Ph. 701-252-0893

Oklahoma Military Department
Attn: Korean War Commemoration Committee
3501 Military Circle
Oklahoma City, OK 73111-4398
E-mail: Gary.Jackson@ok.ngb.army.mil]

Ordnance
73rd & 341st Ordnance Companies (45-50 Kobe)
Mr. Patrick Young
4414 SE 20th Place
Fort Myers, FL 33904-8209
(941) 542-0129

Ordnance
461st Ordnance Ammo Co. (Korea)
Mr. Dennis Fystrom
533 Pine Street
Sauk Centre, MN 56378-1542
(320) 352-3422

Ordnance
538th Ordnance MAM Company (Korea)
Mr. Domenick A. Carrero
525 Westminister Road
Wenonah, NJ 08090-1444
(609) 468-1097

Ordnance
195th Ordnance Depot Company (Korea)
Mr. Ralph MIller
703 Valley View Road
Belleforte, PA 16823-8858
(814) 355-9406

Paralyzed Veterans of America
801 18TH Street, NW
Washington, DC 20006-3517
202-872-1300

Polish Legion of American Veterans USA
1304 North Park Street
McHenry, IL 60050

PSYOP Association
(Psychological Operations)
2221 Ninth Street SW
Canton, OH 44706

Radiation Exposure
U.S. Department of Energy
Bechtel, Nevada
Attn: Dosimetry Research Project M/S CF041
P.O. Box 98521
Las Vegas, NV 89193-8521
702-295-1628
703-295-1624 (fax)

Railway Workshop Mobile
131st/132nd/133rd Railway Workshop Mobile (Luzon, Korea 1945-47)
Mr. Ben F. Williams
530 Three Quarter Point Road
Wirtz, Va 24184-2209
(540) 721-2677

Regimental Combat Team
5th Regimental Combat Team (Korea 49-54)
Mr. James H. Zimmermann
462 Bluff Street
Alorton, IL 62207-2207
(618) 465-5734

Reserve Officers Association of the US
1 Constitution Avenue NE
Washington, DC 20002
202-646-7715

Retired Enlisted Association
1111 S. Abilene Ct.
Aurora, CO 80012
800- 338-9337

Retired Officers Association
201 North Washington Street
Alexandria, VA 22324
703-549-2311

Rolling Thunder, Inc
P.O. Box 216
Neshanic Station, NJ 28853

Sabre Pilots Association
P.O. Box 97951
Las Vegas, NV 89193-7951
Website: http://www.geocities.com/~whiskey_w

Samsung Corporation
Chong-yeul Pae, CEO
463-721 Bundang
P.O. Box 32
Seongnam, Gyeonggi, Korea

Second Chemical Mortar Battalion Association
William R. Thomas
7418 Overdale Dr.
Dallas, TX 75240
972-387-1247

Signal Company
40th Signal Company (Korea)
Mr. Norris P. Cronovich
1803 Driftwood Lane
Galveston, TX 77551-1362
(409) 744-5666

Signal Company
167th Signal Photo Comnpany (Korea)
Mr. George Marlo
(703) 308-2094

Signal Company
516th Signal Company (Austria 49-55 & Korea 48-55)
Mr. Edward J. Binn
526 Kirby Road
Elmont, NJ 11003-3544
(516) 358-7852

Signal Company
8229th Signal Service Detachment Korea
Mr. Richard L. Klan
2506 Guenevere Avenue SE
Huntsville, AL 35803-1814
(205) 883-1737

Stars & Stripes
National Tribune Corporation
Box 187, Thurmont, MD 21788
Phone 301-271-1145; fax: 301-271-3921; E-mail stars@stripes.com
Editorial correspondence: P.O. Box 1803, Washington, DC 20013;
202-543-4740
Fax 202-543-0016
E-mail: editor@stripes.com

Swords to Plowshares: Veterans Rights Organization
1063 Market Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
415-252-4788

Tank Battalion
72nd Tank Battalion (Korea)
Mr. Harold Ward
2303 Sherwood Drive
Lemon Grove, Ca 91945-3844
(619) 469-3810

Texas Veterans Commission
Headquarters
P.O. Box 12277
Austin, TX 78711-2277
Fax 512-475-2395
Email: ifno@tvc.state.tx.us
Website: www.tvc.state.tx.us
For benefit information:
1-800-252-VETS (8387)
Local: 512-463-5538

Third Infantry Division, Society of the (Korea)
COL S. W. Smithers, USA, Retired
3412 N. Buchannon Street
Arlington, VA 22207
(703) 533-1880
(703) 533-1884 FAX
ssmither50@aol.com

Thirty-fifth Infantry Regiment Association (Cacti)
Ben C. Youmans, Sec/Treas.
39042 6th Avenue
Zephyrhills, FL 33540
813-782-33127
E-mail: c23568@gte.net

Tiger Survivors (Korean War POW group)
Shorty Estabrook
23816 Matador Way
Murrieta, CA 92562
909-600-7222

TROB (712th and others)
Robert G. (Bob) Shannon, Sec./Treas/Editor
17 Sandpiper Drive
Whispering Pines, NC 28327-9393
(910) 949-3920

Underaged Veterans
Contact: Ronnie Browne
Ph. 417-684-5056

U.S. Army Tank Automotive & Armaments Command
IMMC, Soldier System Team
PO Box 57997
Philadelphia, PA 19911-7997
[The Department of the Army--at the above address--maintains jurisdiction for issuing medals.  The National Personnel Records Center verifies entitlement to awards.]

U.S. Maritime Service Veterans
P.O. Box 2361
Berkley, CA 94702-0361
www.usmm.org

U.S. Merchant Marine Academy
300 Steamboat Road
Kings Point, NY 11024

USO World Headquarters
1008 Eberle Place, SE, Suite 301
Washington Navy Yard, DC 20374-5096
202-610-5700

Veterans Assistance Foundation, Inc
P.O. Box 109
Newburg, WI 53060

Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW)
406 West 34th Street
Kansas City, MO 64111
816-756-3390

VF141 Fighter Squadron
Contact: Bill Luxon
Ph. 724-899-2108

VR24 Association
Contact: Pete Owen
website: http://www.vr-24.org

WAVES National
506 60th Street, SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49548-6812
616-455-4711

Women Marines Association
818 Wild View Way
Knoxville, TN 37920-7609
760-385-4539

Woodrow Wilson Center
One Woodrow Wilson Plaza
1300 Pennsylvania Avenue
Washington, DC 20004-3027
202-691-4110
Fax: 202-691-4184


Military Record Sources

[This useful resource was provided to the Korean War Educator by Wm. Harry Boudreau, Historian, 1st Cavalry Division Association, Cavalry Outpost]

  1. Claims files for pensions based on federal military service, 1775-1916, and bounty land warrant application files based on wartime service, 1775-1855. Archives I Textual Reference Branch: http://www.nara.gov . National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, DC 20408. 202-501-5430.
     
  2. Regular Army enlisted personnel serving from 1789 through October 31, 1912, and officers serving from 1789 through June 30, 1917. Archives I Textual Reference Branch. See address in #1.
     
  3. Officers separated after June 30, 1917, and enlisted personnel separated after October 31, 1912. National Personnel Records Center.  (www.archives.gov/st-louis/). Military Personnel Records, 9700 Page Avenue, St. Louis, MO 63132-5100.
     
  4. Records relating to persons who served in the Confederate States army from 1861 through 1865. Archives I Textual Reference Branch. See address and phone in #1.
     
  5. Volunteer service of persons serving during an emergency and whose service was considered to be in the federal interest during the period 1775-1902. Archives I Textual Reference Branch. See address and phone in #1.
     
  6. Morning Reports, pre-1917. Archives I Textual Reference Branch, National Archives and Records Administration. See address and phone in #1.
     
  7. Morning Reports, 1917-1974. In 1974 the Army discontinued the use of morning reports and switched to PDC cards. PDC cards are also in the custody of the National Personnel Records Center. See address and phone in #3.
     
  8. Unit Operational Records, pre-1939. Archives I Textual Reference Branch, National Archives and Records Administration. See address and phone in #1.
     
  9. Unit Operational Records, 1939-1954, and 1954 to present for units which served in Southeast Asia. Archives II Textual Reference Branch, National Archives and Records Administration, 8601 Adelphi Road, College Park, MD 20740-6001. 301-713-7250.
     
  10. Unit Operational Records, 1954-present for units which did not serve in Southeast Asia. Organizational History Files, 1955-1979. Freedom of Information and Privacy Acts Office, 7798 Cissna Road, Suite 205, Springfield, VA 22150-3166. 703-806-7135.
     
  11. Organizational History Files, 1980-present. U.S. Army Center of Military History, 103 Third Avenue, Ft. McNair, DC 20319-5058. Ph 202-685-2733.
     
  12. Unit Rosters, pre-1917. Archives I Textual and Reference Branch, National Archives and Records Administration. See address and phone in #1.
     
  13. Unit rosters, 1917-present, Regular army. National Personnel Records Center. See address in #3.
  14. Unit rosters, 1917-present, Army Reserve (a) for soldier himself - Army Reserve Personnel Center, ATTN: ARPC-SFR-SSD, 9700 Page Avenue, St. Louis, MO 63132-5200 (b) for the public (please submit request under Freedom of Information), US Army Reserve Personnel Center, ATTN: ARPC-IMP-F (FOIA), 9700 Page Avenue, St. Louis, MO 63123-5200.
     
  15. Information pertaining to unit Lineages and Honors. Organizational History Branch, U.S. Army Center of Military History, 103 Third Avenue, Ft. McNair, DC 20319-5058. 202-685-2733.
     
  16. Awards to individuals still on active duty. Military Awards Branch, US Total Army Personnel Command, ATTN: TOPC-PDA, Suite 7S07, 200 Stovall Street, Alexandria, VA 22332-0471. 703-325-8699 or 8700.
     
  17. Awards to individuals no longer in the service. U.S. Army Reserve Personnel Center, Veterans Services Directorate, 9700 Page Avenue, St. Louis, MO 63132-5200. Note: individual must submit request with name, social security number and/or service number, and return address.
     
  18. Official Photographs. (a) Pertaining to the US Army, 1861-1982. Still Picture Branch, Special Archives Division, National Archives and Records Administration, 8601 Adelphi Road, College Park, MD 20740-6001. 301-713-6660. (b) Pertaining to the US Army, after 1982. Defense Visual Information Center, 1363 Z Street Center, March Air Force Base, CA 92517-2727. 909-413-1605.
     
  19. Motion Pictures. (a) Through the Vietnam era. Motion Picture, Sound and Video Branch, Special Archives Division, National Archives and Records Administration, 8601 Adelphi Road, College Park, MD 20740-6001. (b) Post Vietnam Era. Defense Visual Information Center, 1363 Z Street Center, March Air Force Base, CA 92517-2717. 909-655-7401.
     
  20. Unofficial materials such as unit histories, personal papers, diaries, and photographs. Also includes select official papers. U.S. Army Military History Institute, Carlisle Barracks, PA 17013-5008. 717-245-3611. http://carlisle-www.army.mil/usamhi/ .
     
  21. Official US Army Publications. US Army Publications Center, 2800 Eastern Boulevard, Baltimore, MD 21220-2896. 410-671-2272.
     
  22. Flags/Heraldic Items. (1) Information concerning flags/heraldic items, colors, streamers, guidons, insignia, uniforms (AR-840-10). US Army Institute of Heraldry, 9235 Gunston Road, Room S-112, Ft. Belvoir, VA 22060-5579. 703-806-4968 or 4969. (b) Requisitions/disbursement of campaign decoration streamers, silver bands, Army flags, etc. U.S. Army Support Office, Philadelphia, ATTN: AMSSC-1-SSA-SH, P.O. Box 60539. 215-737-2521 or 2522.
     
  23. Records concerning units in or assigned to the US Army Air Forces. Other Air Force related documents (such as plane crashes, etc.).  US Air Force Historical Research Agency, 600 Chennault Circle, Maxwell AFB, AL 36112-6424. 205-953-5834.
 

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