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Military

Databases Available to Nebraskans

Websites Selected by Librarians
  • Army National Guard
  • Avoiding Armageddon This timely series from Ted Turner Documentaries explores the explosive intersection between terrorism and weapons of mass destruction. Viewers are taken to some of the most dangerous places in the world to see dramatic human stories that convey the threats from nuclear, biological and chemical weapons, as well as the hope that the world can still choose to avoid Armageddon.
  • Civil Air Patrol
  • Department of Defense Community Relations intended to communicate citizen support to the men and women serving in the Armed Forces and their families
  • Fallen Warriors This U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) site provides a list of U.S. military personnel who died in Operation Iraqi Freedom, Operation Enduring Freedom, and the September 11, 2001, attack on the Pentagon. Browsable by location and service group
  • GI Bill.com
  • Historical Naval Ships Association
  • History of U.S. Armies in Uniform a 250 year chronological history of U.S. Army and U.S. Marine Corps uniforms in 1/6th, GI Joe scale
  • Honor the Fallen Operations Iraqi and Enduring Freedom
  • Intelligence in the Civil War a look at some of the highlights of how the North and the South gathered and used their information, the important missions, and the personalities
  • Iraq Body Count figures are derived from a comprehensive survey of online media reports
  • Married to the Military companion website to a 2005 documentary about military families features stories about one military family's experiences and about the Army town of Fayetteville, North Carolina
  • Military - Enlisted Insignia
  • Military - Officer Rank Insignia
  • Military Battles and Campaigns Maps showing campaigns of major military conflicts
  • Military Casualty Information Statistics on military casualties for the Korean War, Vietnam War, Persian Gulf War, and the current battles in Iraq. Includes other data on military casualties from 1980 to the present, and lists (in both chronological and alphabetical order) of members of the armed forces killed or wounded in the Iraq conflicts
  • Military Fact Files Information on military forces of the U.K., U.S., and Iraq, and the missile defenses of Israel provided by the BBC
  • National WWII Memorial
  • Navel History details the history of various national navies during the twentieth century
  • Office of Women's Policy current facts and statistics on women in the Navy
  • Palm Center - formerly Center for the Study of Sexual Minorities in the Military The Palm Center is a research institute committed to sponsoring state-of-the-art scholarship to enhance the quality of public dialogue about critical and controversial issues of the day. For the past decade, the Palm Center's research on sexual minorities in the military has been published in leading social scientific journals. The Palm Center seeks to be a resource for university-affiliated as well as independent scholars, students, journalists, opinion leaders, and members of the public.
  • pdhealth.mil information about deployments, their potential health effects, current deployment-related news, and other items of interest to veterans, their families, and health care providers
  • Society of Military Widows founded in 1968 by Theresa (Tess) Alexander to serve the interests of women whose husbands died while on active military duty, of a service-connected illness, or during disability or regular retirement from the armed forces
  • Soldiers' and Sailors' Civil Relief Act From the Department of Defense
  • Spies that Fly Companion site to the PBS NOVA special about "a new generation of pilotless planes [that] fly, spy, and bomb in places too risky for human pilots." Includes an illustrated timeline that explores the history of unmanned aerial vehicles from Civil War hot air balloons to miniature flying robots. Site also includes historical spy photos, information on radar imaging, a program transcript, and a teacher's guide
  • Submarines, Secrets and Spies site features virtual tours through two submarines, information about the U.S. Navy loaning out its submarines, and stories about life on submarines
  • Uniform Code of Military Justice
  • United States Air Force
  • United States Army Homepage
  • United States Coast Guard
  • United States Marine Corps
  • United States Navy
  • Vietnam Project features oral histories, documents (such as official military records) and photographs. Also includes operations and acronyms databases. Searchable
  • War Times Journal on-line magazine which covers all periods of military history and military science
  • What Happens in a Draft Information from the Selective Service System about what would occur if the United States returned to a draft
  • Women in the U.S. Army
  • World War I Document Archive primary documents for interested parties. Here visitors can peruse hundreds of transcribed documents divided into sections such as diaries, conventions, the maritime war, and the medical front