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  1. Btphelps (talk · contribs) (32nd Inf Division, 106th Cav Grp)
  2. BusterD (talk · contribs) (19th century, Philippine-American War, Vietnam Conflict)
  3. Cgingold (talk · contribs) (emphasis on WWII, Cold War & Vietnam)
  4. Cla68 (talk · contribs) (World War II Pacific campaign)
  5. Connormah (talk · contribs) (USAF/general officers)
  6. Cuprum17 (talk · contribs) (US Revenue Cutter Service and US Coast Guard, also US Army topics in Vietnam)
  7. Darkstar949 (talk · contribs) (US Air Force, US military decorations)
  8. Ed! (talk · contribs)
  9. Fabartus (talk · contribs) (USNR ret. CPO/SS)
  10. Guoguo12 (talk · contribs) (Pre-1900 wars)
  11. Hawkeye7 (talk · contribs) (World War II Pacific campaign)
  12. intothatdarkness (talk · contribs) (Indian Wars, Vietnam, doctrinal and unit history)
  13. Janet1983 (talk · contribs)
  14. Jwillbur (talk · contribs) (working on Medal of Honor recipients, and anything else)
  15. Lineagegeek (talk · contribs) (Organizational History of the USAF and its predecessors -- Air Service, Air Corps, Army Air Forces)
  16. Marcus Qwertyus (talk · contribs) (modern combat vehicles, uniforms, and individual equipment.)
  17. Mukkakukaku (talk · contribs)
  18. Presidentman (talk · contribs) (Post-Persian Gulf era)
  19. Reedmalloy (talk · contribs)
  20. RightCowLeftCoast (talk · contribs) (prior service US Army)
  21. Rogerd (talk · contribs) (Pre- U.S. Civil War conflicts (including American Revolution), World War II, Military Aircraft of any period)operational or strategic))
  22. Sabre ball (talk · contribs)
  23. Sadads (talk · contribs)
  24. Sp33dyphil (talk · contribs) (Aviation)
  25. Swatjester (talk · contribs) (I'll help where I can. I focus on US Army Infantry, Cavalry, and Special Forces areas as per my professional experience. A few familiar names here (cornelius, looper, linnwood), glad to help out. My focus article will be RSTA if anyone has interest in helping out there)
  26. the_ed17 (talk · contribs) (U.S. Navy in WWII, mostly...some aircraft too!)
  27. TomStar81 (talk · contribs) (A fan of US Military history. I will help with what I can (school work permitting))
  28. Trekphiler (talk · contribs) (World II and later especially, specialist in WW2 submarines, also interest in WW2 intel)
  29. Yitzhak1995 (talk · contribs)
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Open tasks[edit]

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Defense Threat Reduction AgencyLas Cuevas WarSexual assault in the U.S. military278th Armored Cavalry Regiment
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Airborne Reaction ForceBattle of Yellow RiverCarrier Air Wing ThirteenCommando Basic Training CentreDogs for DefenseForward Operating Base MombasaIbis ProjectLittle Brown BearsMarine Security Force BermudaMaschke CommissionMelrose Air Force RangeNaval Medical Clinic BermudaOfficer Cadet Training UnitOperation Classic ResolveOperation Iron BalanceOperation WaterfallPersonnel Support Activity Detachment BermudaSmart acquisitionSpecial Air Mobile Force GroupSpecial Methods Training CentreStanding Consultative CommissionStrategic Consulting InternationalUdaire RangeUnit of Action (military)United States Army Electronic Warfare BranchUnited States Army Management Staff CollegeUnited States Army Personnel Research OfficeUnited States Army Soldier and Biological Chemical Command2nd Filipino Infantry Regiment15th Marine Regiment131st Field Artillery Regiment (United States)223rd Infantry Regiment (United States)224th Infantry Regiment (United States)623rd Field Artillery Regiment (United States)26th Brigade Special Troops Battalion42nd Military Police Battalion723rd Military Police Battalion5217th Reconnaissance BattalionKhiem Thao
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James Wiggin CoeAirman's coinBattle of Apple River FortBattle of Cabin CreekBattle of Kandahar (2001)Second Battle of the MarneBattle of Pigeon HillBattle of Pine CreekBattle of Saint-MihielBattle of San FabianBattle of Spokane PlainsBuffalo Grove MassacreCamp AshrafCampobello Island RaidCamp VirginiaCavalier Air Force StationFort Hunter LiggettForward operating baseForward Operating Base Abu GhraibForward Operating Base GrizzlyLanding at Nassau BayLanding at AitapeLead Petty OfficerLex (dog)Marine Corps Tactical Systems Support ActivityMilitary History of Asian AmericansMountain Warfare Training CentreNaval air stationNaval Computer and Telecommunications CommandNorthern France Campaign (1944)Operation Épaulard IOperation KillerOperation Uphold DemocracySabine-Southwestern WarSt. Vrain MassacreSearch and destroySiege of KonduzSpafford Farm MassacreSubmarine Rescue Diving Recompression SystemUnited States Air Assault SchoolUnited States Army Air Defense Artillery SchoolUnited States Army Armor SchoolVFA-132VFA-136USS Gunason (DE-795)USS Red RoverUSS Tatum (APD-81)SS Gopher State (T-ACS-4)101st Cavalry Regiment (United States)27th Cavalry Regiment28th Cavalry Regiment49th Infantry Division (United States)57th Field Artillery Brigade1st Battalion 102nd Field Artillery111th Field Artillery Regiment (United States)2nd Battalion 28th Marines9th Air Refueling Squadron1st Squadron, 71st Cavalry Regiment75th Cavalry Regiment160th Infantry Regiment185th Armor Regiment785th Military Police BattalionAnthony T. KahoʻohanohanoDonald BlakesleeEleanor ValentinMillard HarmonWilliam AaltoWilliam Swenson
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1st Battalion 119th Field ArtilleryAbu Ghraib prisonBattle of Abu GhraibBattle of Ouithlacoochiechallenge coinClark Veterans CemeteryKenneth BowraMing ChangSapper Leader Course
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Resources[edit]

  • Hart, Herbert M. Old Forts Of The Northwest. Illustrated by Paul J. Hartle. Bonanza Books/Superior Publishing Company, 1963. LIC 63-15215.
  • Add more books here!

External[edit]

  1. Web Database of US Military Medal Recipients
  2. Killed In Action and Missing In Action Database: Mexican War thru Vietnam
  3. Military Legal Resources

Joint Service resources[edit]

  1. The Joint Electronic Library
  2. Joint Publication 1-02: U.S. Department of Defense Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms
  3. Fields of Conflict - an American Civil War research and discussion group
  4. Number of US Military Personnel who Served During Each Major War, and the Number of Casualties Incurred
  5. Military Casualty Information
  6. Modern US Casualty Statistics
  7. The American Battle Monuments Commission This website has a database containing the burial records of American Soldiers, Sailors, Marines and Airmen from the Mexican War, Civil War, Spanish American War, World War I, World War II, and the Korean War. This includes those Veterans who died subsequent to the war in which they served, and were buried in foreign lands.
  8. United States Department of Veterans Affairs; National Cemetery Administration.] This includes those Veterans who died during or subsequent to the wars they participated in, and were buried in National Cemeteries within the USA.
  9. Executive Order 9981 which ordered the Integration of the US Military
  10. DEFENSE STUDIES SERIES : INTEGRATION OF THE ARMED FORCES 1940-1965

US Army resources[edit]

  1. Master Index of Army Records
  2. Guide to Footnotes
  3. CMH PUB 73-3: The U.S. Army Campaigns of the Mexican War: The Occupation of Mexico, May 1846-July 1848
  4. Pub 13-3: The Reports of General MacArthur: THE CAMPAIGNS OF MACARTHUR IN THE PACIFIC VOLUME I
  5. ARMY HISTORICAL SERIES: AMERICAN MILITARY HISTORY; US Army Center of Military History
  6. CMH Pub 30–22: AMERICAN MILITARY HISTORY VOLUME II: THE UNITED STATES ARMY IN A GLOBAL ERA, 1917-2003
  7. The Campaigns of the U.S. Army
  8. The Army Flag and Its Streamers
  9. Number of U.S. Army Casualties Incurred in Recent Operations
  10. World War II, Korea and Vietnam Casualties Listed by State
  11. The online bookshelves of the U.S. Army's Center of Military History
  12. the Army Heritage Collection Online
  13. The Combat Chronicles of U.S. Army Divisions in World War II
  14. CMH Pub 60-14 ARMY LINEAGE SERIES: MANEUVER AND FIREPOWER: THE EVOLUTION OF DIVISIONS AND SEPARATE BRIGADES
  15. Awards and Decorations: World War I Statistics (An extract from the ANNUAL REPORT OF THE SECRETARY OF WAR TO THE PRESIDENT WAR DEPARTMENT FISCAL YEAR ENDED JUNE 30, 1923 (Washington: Government Printing Office, 1923), pages 162-174)
  16. Special Designation Listing - by Unit Number
  17. [hhttp://www.history.army.mil/html/forcestruc/lh.html Lineage and honors information]
  18. US Army Institute Of Heraldry
  19. The Occupation of Mexico: May 1846-July 1848
  20. for the Uniform and Dress of the Army of the United States, 1839
  21. INTEGRATION OF NEGRO AND WHITE TROOPS IN THE U.S. ARMY, EUROPE, 1952-1954
  22. CMH Pub 11-4: THE EMPLOYMENT OF NEGRO TROOPS
  23. US Army Table of Organization and Equipment
  24. U.S. Army Units
  25. 82D DIVISION: SUMMARY OF OPERATIONS IN THE WORLD WAR
  26. 92D DIVISION: SUMMARY OF OPERATIONS IN THE WORLD WAR
  27. 93D DIVISION: SUMMARY OF OPERATIONS IN THE WORLD WAR
  • U.S. ARMY CHEMICAL CORPS HISTORICAL STUDIES: GAS WARFARE IN WORLD WAR I
  1. Study Number 9: THE 1st DIVISION AT ANSAUVILLE: January - April 1918.
USACMH bibliographies[edit]
  1. U.S. ARMY CENTER OF MILITARY HISTORY: HISTORICAL RESOURCES BRANCH
  2. The War of American Independence: SELECT BIBLIOGRAPHY Colonial Wars: General
  3. The War of American Independence: SELECT BIBLIOGRAPHY Colonial Wars: Seventeenth Century
  4. The War of American Independence SELECT BIBLIOGRAPHY Colonial Wars: French and Indian War
  5. The War of American Independence SELECT BIBLIOGRAPHY Colonial Wars: The French in America
  6. The Continental Army BIBLIOGRAPHY Colonial Wars: The Spanish in America
  7. The War of American Independence SELECT BIBLIOGRAPHY Colonial Wars: King George's War 1739-1748
  8. The War of American Independence SELECT BIBLIOGRAPHY Colonial Wars: Queen Anne's War 1702-1713
  9. MASSACHUSETTS MILITIA ROOTS: A BIBLIOGRAPHIC STUDY
USACMH photographs[edit]
  1. Army Libraries
  2. Army Nurse Corps in the War with Spain
  3. Battle of The Bulge Images
  4. Buffalo Soldiers on the Eve Of World War II
  5. Christmas in The Field
  6. World War II Early years
  7. African Americans in The US Army - Early World War II
  8. World War II - Preparing For Battle
  9. World War II - Ireland
  10. The Normandy Invasion: The Story In Pictures
  11. Army Nurses - World War II and Korea
  12. Korea - 1950
  13. Korea - 1951
  14. Korea - 1952
  15. Engineers In Korea
  16. Infantry - Images From Vietnam
  17. Operation Just Cause Pictures
  18. Gulf War Photographs
The U.S. Army Heritage and Education Center[edit]
  1. U.S. Army Heritage and Education Center Home Page

US Navy resources[edit]

  1. The U.S. Naval Historical Center.
  2. United States Marine Corps History Division
  3. An archive of old issues of Naval Aviation News maintained by the U.S. Navy
  4. The U.S. National Museum of Naval Aviation.
  5. The Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships - DANFS Histories of most U.S. Navy commissioned ships through approximately 1975.
  6. TO SHINING SEA:A history Of The United States Navy 1775-1991; by Stephen Howarth; New York; Random House; 1991. ISBN 0-394-57662-4.

US Air Force resources[edit]

  1. AIR FORCE LINK: Official Website of the UNITED STATES AIR FORCE
  2. U.S. Air Force Historical Research Agency
  3. The Air Force Historical Studies Office
  4. National Museum of The USAF
  5. Air & Space Power Chronicle - official website of the USAF journal

Civilian sites[edit]

Periodicals[edit]

Information from the following periodicals is available from subscription databanks for the time periods indicated. Not all content is necessarily available, and the material that is available may be in audio, visual, citation, abstract, or full text format. If you desire any information from these databanks, drop me an e-mail giving your e-mail address and the specific subject of interest and I will forward to you what I find. John Carter (talk) 16:36, 27 March 2011 (UTC)

  1. Acquisitions Review Quarterly (1998-2003)
  2. Advocate (Army) (1981-1984)
  3. Air & Space Power Journal (2002-on)
  4. Air Force Comptroller (2003-on)
  5. Air Force Journal of Logistics (2006-on)
  6. Air Force Law Review (1981-on)
  7. Air Force Magazine (2000-on)
  8. Air Force Speeches (2003-on)
  9. Air Power History (2000-on)
  10. Airman (2000-on)
  11. All Hands (2000-on)
  12. The American Legion (1977-on)
  13. America's Civil War (2009-on)
  14. Approach (2000-on)
  15. Armed Forces Comptroller (1980-on)
  16. Armor (2003-2007)
  17. Army (2000-on)
  18. Army Communicator (2003-on)
  19. Army Lawyer (1980-on)
  20. Army Logistician (2003-2009)
  21. Army Reserve Magazine (2001-2007)
  22. Army Sustainment (2009-on)
  23. Ashore (2003-on)
  24. Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Essay Competition (1999-2003)
  25. Chips (2004-on)
  26. Citizen Airman (2003-on)
  27. Civil War History (1989-on)
  28. Civil War Times (1999-on)
  29. CML Army Chemical Review (2000-on)
  30. Coast Guard Magazine (2004-on)
  31. Combat Edge (2001-on)
  32. DAV Magazine (2002-on)
  33. Defense AR Journal (2004-on)
  34. Defense Daily (1989-on)
  35. Defense News (1991-on)
  36. Defense Transportation Journal (2001-on)
  37. Defense Week (1997-2004)
  38. Diplomatic History (1989-on)
  39. DISAM Journal (2000-on)
  40. Engineer: The Professional Bulletin for Army Engineers (2000-on)
  41. FA Journal (2000-2007)
  42. Fathom (2003)
  43. Fires (2007-on)
  44. FLASH (2001-on)
  45. Flying Safety (2000-2009)
  46. Ground Warrior (2002-2008)
  47. Infantry Magazine (1999-on)
  48. JAG Journal (1982-1985)
  49. Joint Force Quarterly (2000-on)
  50. Marine Corps Gazette (2000-on)
  51. Marines Magazine (2001-on)
  52. Mech (2003-on)
  53. Medical Soldiers Outlook (2005-on)
  54. Military Intelligence Professional Bulletin (2000-on)
  55. Military Law Review (1980-on)
  56. Military Police (2000-on)
  57. Military Review (2003-on)
  58. National Defense (2000-on)
  59. Naval Aviation News (2000-on)
  60. Naval Supply Corps Newsletter (2002-on)
  61. Naval War College Review (2000-on)
  62. The Officer (2000-on)
  63. Parameters (2000-on)
  64. Profile: Life in the Armed Forces (2003-2004)
  65. PS, the Preventative Maintenance Monthly (2003-on)
  66. Sea Power (2001-on)
  67. Sea & Shore (2004-on)