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The Military and Intelligence Database Collection »

Specializing in military interests, past and present, this database contains articles on the socioeconomic effects of war, governmental polices, and the structure of armed forces, among other topics. Browse popular articles, select journals by publication title, and research articles by keyword or subject.

Access professional journals such as Air Force Journal of Logistics, Air Power History, CML Army Chemical Review, Combat Edge, Defense Daily International, IEEE Transactions on Aerospace and Electronic Systems, Infantry Magazine, The Journal of Military History, Military Periscope Special Reports, Navy News & Undersea Technology, and more in this database.

The Military and Intelligence Database Collection contains over 16 million articles published from 1980 to the present. Articles include hyperlinks to encyclopedias, reference books, magazine, and newswire articles for further research.

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Library Online Resources

American History »

An excellent source for general research on the U.S. military, veterans, and leaders in American military history. Get background information on the life and work of Edith Nourse Rogers, key legislator of the G.I. Bill, Ernie Pyle, the soldier's journalist, and Mary A. Hallaren, the first female officer in the U.S. Army. Search by decade, event, keyword, or name.

Ancestry Library Edition »

Military records are fascinating sources providing unique facts and insights into the lives of men and women who served in the armed forces. Visit your local library location to access draft records, service records, pension records, military histories and more in Ancestry Library Edition Military Records.

Career Cruising »

Find military job openings and explore military career opportunities. Review military career profiles, military related jobs, ranks, and service branches. Use the Military Career feature to locate military career paths by job family and service branch.

LearningExpress Library »

ASVAB preparation e-books and tests for success on military exams for core tests, officer candidate tests, and power practice are available in the LearningExpress Library. To review tests and read e-books on careers for the military and veterans, enter "military" in the Learning Center search box on the top left and make your selection.

Reference USA »

Current military jobs and internship openings available for locations throughout the U.S. are posted in this database. Select by job title, key word, company name and location.

Science Online »

Watch a video of the Air Force's first launch of the Titan missile, explore the science of military satellites, and study the success of emerging technology for military use. Enter "Military" in the search box to look at science through diagrams, experiments, timelines, and videos for students, teachers, and researchers.

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Army OneSource Services Locator

Locate Army programs and resources in your area by zip code with this free app on local Army services.
iTunes | Website

Army Study Guide

Take the Army quiz and add to your knowledge with flash cards on 38 topics for preparing for the U.S. Army Promotion Boards and Soldier/NCO Boards in this free app.
iTunes | Website

The Military History Quiz

A military game app to challenge history buffs and military aces. This game includes options for creating your profile, tracking your score, and quiz levels.
iTunes | Website

Military Ribbons

An Army veteran created this app of military ribbons and uploaded it on Veterans Day 2010. View a complete list of all the ribbons awarded to members of the U.S. Armed Forces with photos of each ribbon.
Google Play | Website

USMC Creeds

Read the United States Marine Corps Creeds, the Rifleman's Creed, the Oath of Enlistment, and more with this free app.
Google Play | Website

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Library Materials

Biographies »

Gain perspective on the U.S. military with detailed biographies of the American men and women who serve in the Armed Forces. Explore the intrepid life stories of the military generals, pilots, and other service personnel.

Military History »

Delve into the dense field of U.S. military history with selections organized by subject such as military aeronautics or naval history, by geographic area, and by military event, such as the Vietnam War. Enhance your frame of reference with military documentaries from our DVD collection which you can request online for home delivery.

Military Intelligence »

Analyze tactical military decisions in this collection of resources on military intelligence, including, American intelligence services, and interrogation techniques, or cross the line into the thrilling exploits of espionage fiction for your reading and listening pleasure.

Military Leadership »

Examine the bravery and intelligence of military leaders who have led this country for generations.

Personal Documents »

Experience firsthand accounts of military action through the letters, diaries, and personal narratives of the sailors and soldiers and military professionals on the frontlines.

Veterans »

Reading selections for veterans on a variety of topics are available from your library. Find books on career transitions from military to civilian life and military resumes, choosing medical care, mental health services, and other popular reading choices of interest to veterans.

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The American Legion »

Chartered by Congress in 1919 to support veterans, the American Legion is the largest veterans organization in the country. Find a post in your area and get involved.

U.S. Army Heritage Collections Online »

Digital access to the archival collections of the United States Army Military History Institute, such as over 6,000 Civil War photographs and Senior Officer Oral History Program interviews, can be found at this website.

U.S. Department of Defense
(DOD) »

This official website includes a directory and key links to the official Army, Marine Corps, Navy, Air Force, National Guard, and Coast Guard websites.

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs: Cemeteries - Burial and Memorial Benefits »

This Department of Veterans Affairs Web page provides information on V.A. National Cemeteries, State Veterans Cemeteries and more.

U.S. Military Personnel
and Veterans »

The U.S. government's official Web portal with information for active duty military personnel and their families. A good source for benefit, career, and education information for the military. Historical resources are included with information on military memorials and monuments.

U.S. National Archives and Records Administration »

Request military records with eVetRecs, replace lost military medals, browse WWII photos and learn more about obtaining service records. Visit the online exhibits highlighting the contributions of thousands of Americans, military and civilian.

Veterans of Foreign Wars »

With a heritage dating back to 1899, this organization is still serving the needs of veterans and their communities. Read about the VFW’s dedication to service and learn how VFW Posts and Ladies Auxiliaries are making a difference for veterans in your community today.

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