Records of the office of the Chief of Support Services
(Record Group 410)
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Table of Contents
- 410.1 ADMINISTRATIVE HISTORY
- 410.2 RECORDS OF THE PROGRAMS, FISCAL, AND MANAGEMENT OFFICE
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- 410.2.1 Records of the Management Branch
- 410.2.2 Records of the Programs Branch
- 410.3 RECORDS OF THE CEMETERY BRANCH, MEMORIAL DIVISION
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- 410.4 RECORDS OF THE SERVICES DIVISION
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- 410.4.1 Records of the Food Service Branch
- 410.4.2 Records of the Commissary Branch
Established: In the Department of the Army by General Order 44, Department of the Army, July 23, 1962, which abolished the Office of the Quartermaster General, effective August 1, 1962.
- Office of the Quartermaster General (1920-62)
Functions: Exercised staff responsibility for army-wide logistics and personnel support services previously performed by the Quartermaster General, including commissary operations; food, clothing, and supply activities; and disposal of surplus property. Developed, reviewed, and coordinated logistic services in wartime, including mobilization and contingency planning. Disposed of the remains and personal effects of deceased military personnel. Operated the national cemetery system and procured government headstones and gravesite markers.
Abolished: Effective May 15, 1972, by General Order 20, Department of the Army, May 12, 1972.
Successor Agencies: U.S. Army Troop Support Agency and U.S. Army Memorial Affairs Agency, both responsible to the Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff for Logistics, Army Staff.
Finding Aids: Preliminary Inventory in National Archives microfiche edition of preliminary inventories.
Records of the Office of the Quartermaster General, RG 92.
Records of the Office of the Secretary of War, RG 107.
Records of the Office of the Commissary General of Subsistence, RG 192. Records of the Army Staff, RG 319.
Records of the Office of the Secretary of the Army, RG 335.
Records of the Adjutant General's Office, 1917- , RG 407.
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Textual Records: Records relating to annual historical summaries, 1962-63.
Textual Records: Records concerning program planning, review, and analysis, 1962-64.
Textual Records: Records dealing with the selection, construction, and maintenance of the gravesite of President John F. Kennedy, 1963-68.
Textual Records: Correspondence concerning the army food program, 1962-64.
Textual Records: Correspondence concerning commissary operations, 1962-64.
Bibliographic note: Web version based on Guide to Federal Records in the National Archives of the United States. Compiled by Robert B. Matchette et al. Washington, DC: National Archives and Records Administration, 1995.
3 volumes, 2428 pages.
This Web version is updated from time to time to include records processed since 1995.