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Researchers Specializing in Military Records Related Records *

NOTE - Requests involving military personnel records at the National Personnel Records Center and the National Archives - St. Louis

For expedited service at no charge: If you need military records for burials, medical emergencies, or aid and attendance qualification, you may submit a completed SF 180 Request Pertaining to Military Records directly to NARA by fax at 314-801-0764.

For additional assistance, please call 314-801-0800.

For a routine (non-emergency) request, you may fax a completed SF 180 to 314-801-9195.

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Autumn Baccellia
PO Box 22877
Sacramento, CA 95822
Telephone: (916) 893-1400
E-mail: autumn.baccellia@gmail.com
Research Specialty: I research immigration and naturalization records, military records, pension records, civil and church records, court records, census records, land records, state archives and library research, obituary and newspaper research, genealogy research.
About: Member of Association of Professional Genealogists. I come from a long line of family historians and was first introduced to genealogy at age 8 while growing up in the LDS church. I have been doing genealogy professionaly for over 10 years. I conduct full genealogical research and living relatives’ research. I have creative ways of finding documents and records which is a great asset for genealogical research. I like to dig deep into family lines and help individuals discover their true family origins.

Elisabeth M. Hartjens
Imagefinders, Inc.
6101 Utah Ave NW
Washington, DC 20015-2461
Telephone: (202) 244-4456
Fax: (202) 244-3237
E-mail: hartjens@erols.com
Research Specialty: Motion picture, sound, and video; still images; textual records, including Congressional, Coast Guard and lighthouse, diplomatic, military, Navy, immigration and naturalization, and Nixon related records

Harry H. Kelso, Esq.
Base Closure Partners
12809 Pennmardel Lane
Henrico, VA 23233
Telephone: (804) 337-3929
Fax: (703) 995-0707
E-mail: harrykelso@baseclosures.com
Research Specialty: U.S. military bases, industrial facilities & civilian govt. agencies since Civil War: land use, cleanup, energy, utilities, public health and safety
About: Historic military research, legal counsel, and expert witness services for over 30 years regarding active or closed, Federal and State military and national security-operated installations (airports, shipyards, industrial plants, industrial buildings and plants, MWR, Major Defense Contractors), as well as civilian federal, state, and local government facilities, dating to World War I and II.

Gary Zizka
3730 Jocelyn St NW
Washington, DC 20015
Telephone: 202-9999-9230
Fax:
E-mail: gmzizka@gmail.com
Research Specialty: All Federal records held in Washington DC, including immigration, census, military, land grants, federal courts, Native American records, federal agency records
About:

Mike Constandy
Westmoreland Research
PO Box 320488
Alexandria, VA 22320-9804
Telephone: (202) 421-5151
Fax: (703) 317-1709
E-mail: mjc@westmorelandresearch.org; mconstandy@gmail.com
Research Specialty: Naval and maritime research for law firms in defense of toxic tort claims, asbestos, admiralty, ships logs and plans, and sea lane and terrestrial UXO. Environmental investigation and remediation. Legal, Congressional, diplomatics, and commercial research. US Army, Navy, Coast Guard, OSS, allied and captured German records to include textual, still imagery, cartographic, and aerial research.
About: More than 30 years experience at NARA. Extensive field research on behalf of the US and foreign governments and an admitted professional researcher at more than 30 institutions worldwide.

Judith Snyderman
Judith Shyderman

Washington, DC
Telephone: (301) 693-3490
Fax:
E-mail: js@judithsnyderman.com
Research Specialty: 20th century American history, WWII, cold war, civil rights, military, healthcare, broadcasting, technology, government, note extra depth in RG306. Also Library of Congress
About:

David Williams
DCW & Associates
16691 Gothard Street, Suite D
Huntington Beach, CA 92647
Telephone: (800) 899-0442
Fax: (714) 274-9103
E-mail: info@dcwpi.com
Research Specialty: Cover all types of research and retrieval: civil, criminal, bankruptcy, historical, military, etc.
About: We are a national research firm comprised of former federal investigators.

Darren Neely
Fox Company Research
316 Pytchley Run
Annapolis, MD 21403
Telephone: (443) 254-1634
Fax:
E-mail: darrenRneely@gmail.com
Research Specialty: World War I and II and Korean War after action and unit reports, World War 2 photographs. Author of Forgotten Archives WW2 photo book series, Operation Nordwind, 3rd Armored Division Pictorial History and Weapons of the Battle of the Bulge pictorial.
About:

Lori Berdak Miller
Redbird Research LLC
PO Box 782
St Charles, MO 63302
Telephone: (636) 448-3275
E-mail: lori@redbirdresearch.com
Research Specialty: Military discharges, WWI, WWII, and Korean War archival files. Civilian records, morning reports, IDPFs, PEP files, VA pension files, award cards, genealogy, and much more.

Sharon Boswell
Partners in History
950 NW Elford Dr
Seattle, WA 98177-4125
Telephone: (206) 354-0250
E-mail: partnersinhistory@gmail.com
Research Specialty: Land use research and litigation support; Native American relations and family history.
About: More than 30 years of experience in Federal records research including BIA, USACE, USFS, Bureau of Reclamation as well as court and military record groups.

Joseph P. Harris
Absolutely Archives
PO Box 922
Greenbelt, MD 20768-0922
Telephone: (703) 967-3070
Fax: (301) 474-8290
E-mail: info@absolutelyarchives.com
Research Specialty: Motion Pictures, Still Pictures, Sound Recordings, Video Recordings, Textual, Cartographic
About: Full-time, onsite researcher; former NARA staff; 25+ years of experience.

Kevin Leonard
9364 Spring Water Path
Jessup, MD 20794
Telephone: (301) 776-9260
Fax:
E-mail: theleonardgroup7@gmail.com
Research Specialty: Militaty history, 20th century American history, film and video, audio and sound, still photos, NASA, DOJ, FBI
About:

Shaun S. Udrea
Udrea Research
1815 North Boomer Road, Apt. A23
Stillwater, OK 74075-3449
Telephone: (918) 409-0374
Fax: (918) 856-9003
E-mail: udrearesearch@gmail.com
Research Specialty: Any records available through the National Archives and Records Administration
About:

Dr. John Arnold
NICOM, Inc
1316 Queen St Ste 2000
Alexandria, VA 22314
Telephone: (703) 684-4636
Fax: (703) 684-7335
E-mail: seek@nicom.com
Research Specialty: Experienced specialists in all areas of military and civil records; archival research.
About: NICOM, Inc., The National Information Co., has over 25 years experience in all areas of military and civilian archival research. Our website clearly outlines our services and rates. Our experienced researchers have helped veterans, individuals, authors, agencies, consulting firms, non-profits, large and small law firms, small businesses and Fortune 500 companies in the following research categories: military records, including Army, Marines, Navy, and Air Force, Deck Logs, Intelligence, Captured German Records, Cold War, Coast Guard, Lighthouse and Customs Records, Diplomatic Records, Court Records, Genealogy, Census, Immigration, Emigration and Naturalization Records in all media formats.

Irma Turner
Arsenal Research Group, LLC
404 W. Martin St. #25387
Scott AFB, IL 62225
Telephone: (507) 606-3119
Fax:
E-mail: arsenalresearchgroup@gmail.com
Research Specialty: Expedite DD214 and military discharges.
About: We are a family owned military research firm with a profound commitment to assist veterans.

Gregory T. Smith, Chief Investigator
History Piquette LLC
W10298 Wells Road
Lodi, WI 53555
Telephone: (608) 843-6633
Fax:
E-mail: chief@historypiquette.com
Research Specialty: General Research, Military, Declassified Documents, Corporation History, Congressional Research, Aviation Research, FAA/NTSB, Naval, Maritime, Coast Guard, Harbor. Transportation, Film and Still photography.
About:

Henry Buckley
Henry Randolph Buckley
235 Lincoln Street
Hingham, MA 02043
Telephone: (339) 236-1443
Fax:
E-mail: HenryRBuckley@gmail.com
Research Specialty:
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Clare LaVergne
PhotoAssist, Inc.
1300 Mercantile Lane, Suite 139C
Largo, MD 20774
Telephone: (301) 652-2566
Fax:
E-mail: info@photoassist.com
Research Specialty: Media: photographs, film, negatives, audio, video; Subject and topics: African American, Native American, Asian American, U.S. military history and records, census records, presidential history, genealogy and family history, CIA and other intelligence records, IP
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Sam Askew
The History Scout
6247 Split Creek Ln
Alexandria, VA 22312
Telephone: (571) 357-0399
Fax:
E-mail: saskew65@gmail.com
Research Specialty: Unit and Individual Military Records from Revolutionary War, War of 1812, Mexican American War, Civil War, Wwi, WWII, Korean War, and Vietnam War.
About: Please contact me for an assessment if I can retrieve the records that you need. E-mail is the easiest way.

Shannon Bridget Murphy

Herndon, VA 20171
Telephone: (703) 864-3099
Fax:
E-mail: shannoninpapertrails@yahoo.com
Research Specialty: Captured German Records; Art Provenance: Cold War; Congressional Records; State Department Records; General Government Records, Family History; Immigration and Naturalization; Military Records - Military record searches, including lineage applications; Natural Resources and Environmental Records; Motion Pictures and Audio-Silent films; Photo Stills and Video Recordings; Photographs and Pictures
About: Acknowledged for research in ’From Arromanches to the Elbe’, by Charles More, published by Pen and Sword Publishing for research.

Jeni Blamires
Legacy Tree Genealogists
50 W. Broadway, Suite 303
Salt Lake City, UT 84101
Telephone: (800) 818-1476
Fax: (801) 316-3182
E-mail: jeni.blamires@legacytree.com
Research Specialty: Genetic Genealogy, DNA, Unknown Parentage, Lineage Societies, War Records, Immigration, Citizenship, United States Research and more.
About: The largest professional research firm with over 30 professional genealogists serving clients since 2004.

Katie Rasdorf
4393 Kevin Walker Dr 228
Montclair, VA 22025
Telephone: (202) 498-4447
Fax: (703) 656-4851
E-mail: krasdorf@yahoo.com
Research Specialty: Modern military records; Genealogy; WWII; Korea; Vietnam; Cold War, Prisoners of War (POW); Missing in Action (MIA); Aerial imagery, cartography, still photos

Mark C. Mollan
The Naval Research Group
3185 Jones Road
Dunkirk, MD 20754
Telephone:
Fax:
E-mail: NAVRESGRU@gmail.com
Research Specialty:
About: More than 20 years experience researching the records of the US Navy/Marine Corps at the National Archives, Naval History and Heritage Command, Library of Congress, US Naval Academy, etc. Expertise in identifying personnel-related records documenting service of African Americans, Women, and all other Veterans from 1798-1940. All levels of research conducted from genealogy to historical studies to complex, long-term projects. Pre-WWI Army records and Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands (RG105) research also available.

Robb Hill
8805 Bradford Rd.
Silver Spring, MD 20901
Telephone: (773) 209-2628
E-mail: robb@robbhill.com
Research Specialty: Photo collecions Civil War through Civil Rights. All film and video. Civil War pension and enlistment records. Military tactics documents 1800-1900. Real Estate records 1900-1950.

Donna H. Blinn
Heritage~Family History~Ancestry Research
12 Fairview Ave
Lincoln, RI 02865-1808
Telephone: (401) 474-3618
E-mail: heritage.blinn@gmail.com
Research Specialty: Pedigree Charts; Locating Vital Records: Birth/Marriage/Death, Military, Immigration & Naturalization, Census & Voter Records, Court, Land, Wills & Financial Records; Historical Newspapers; Cemetery Searches; Designing your Family Album; Education in use of online sources of information; Workshops and individual consultation assistance.

Margaret Johnson
MMJ Research
3200 Garfield St NW
Washington, DC 20008-3513
Telephone: (202) 669-7479
E-mail: mmj@erols.com
Research Specialty: Still picture research including photographs, cartographic records, microfilm, manuscripts, civilian and military textual records, and Presidential records.
About: 25+ years experience.

Graham Gaulke
124 E. Clifford St.
Winchester, VA 22601
Telephone: (908) 300-0436
Fax:
E-mail: gaulkehistorical@yahoo.com
Research Specialty: WWII Allied intelligence reports, Captured German records, WWII Operational Reports, WWII Signal Corps photographs
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Colleen Ceigersmidt
684 Wintergreen Drive
Purcellville, VA 20132
Telephone: (703) 973-5848
Fax:
E-mail: colleenlife30@gmail.com
Research Specialty: Washington, DC and Virginia. General genealogy research, pictures, military records WWI & WWII, family records, census records, anything you can’t find.
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Vicki Killian
Vicki Killian, Nicklason Research Associates
5 Cleveland Ave
Takoma Park, MD 20912-4123
Telephone: (301) 588-0456
Fax:
E-mail: vkillian@nicklason.com
Research Specialty: Native American history, Natural Resources use (Land, Water, Agriculture, Mining, Forestry), Military (Army, Navy, USAF, Marine Corps, National Guard, Coast Guard), Environmental clean-up (Superfund, FUDS, MNRP, PRP), Japanese Internment, New Deal (CCC, CWA, FERA, NYA, PWA, WPA), Courts (Supreme Court, Court of Claims), Congressional, Labor, Business, Lighthouse, Transportation, and State Department records. Textual, Maps, Photographs, Aerial Photos, Newspapers.
About: 35 years research experience. Also does research at the Library of Congress, Smithsonian Institution, US Holocaust Memorial Museum, and other repositories.

Ann Trevor
P.O. Box 15365
Chevy Chase, MD 20825
Telephone:
Fax:
E-mail: winwin@post.harvard.edu
Research Specialty: All Conflicts, All Branches, All Records, Combat Reports, Intelligence; Foreign Relations of all Countries, State Department, Diplomacy, WWII, OSS, Legislation, Legal Research, Personal Papers.
About: I deliver primary source documents for foreign governments, universities, corporations, historians, individuals, television, movie and podcast producers and script writers. Many years experience.

Heather Steele
The World War II History Project
2240 Encinitas Blvd., Suite D14
Encinitas, CA 92024
Telephone: (760) 452-7240
Fax:
E-mail: heather@ww2historyproject.org
Research Specialty: WWII Army, Army Air Force, Navy; POW records; captured German records (in US & Germany); Resistance & escape line files; OSS; counterintelligence, war crimes; state department; photos; videos; unit journals; after action reports; mission records.
About: Fluent in German and French. Research of original SS, Gestapo and NSDAP files on a regular basis in Berlin-Lichterfelde.

Michael G. Bracey
Michael Bracey Archival Research
2708 Middle Neck Rd
Odenton, MD 21113
Telephone: (301) 219-1918
Fax:
E-mail: micher9@comcast.net
Research Specialty: I research US Navy Deck Logs, Muster Rolls, and War Diaries. I work with US Army and Marine Corps Operational Records, Chronologies, Daily Staff Journals, After Action Reports for WW1, WW2, Korea, Vietnam and Persian Gulf War.
About: I am a professional Archival Research Specialist with over 25 years experience researching all Military/Civilian federal records at National Archives, College Park, MD. I am a Vietnam Veteran (1967-68). I’ve assisted veterans in searching for evidence of PTSD and Agent Orange for claims with the US Department of Veterans Affairs. I have also performed asbestos litigation research at the National Archives for various National Law Firms. In 1978, I graduated from American University and Antioch School of Law, Washington, DC in 1981. I’ve worked as a Staff Legal Advisor for the Board of Veterans Affairs, Department of Veterans Affairs, where I drafted decisions for Service Connected Disabilities and Pensions. I was an Assistant Counsel for the US Senate Committee for Veterans Affairs and a former Special Assistant for the Secretary of Veterans Affairs. I also served as an Assistant District Attorney, Richmond County, NY.

Norm Richards
20 Spring Gardens Court
St. Charles, MO 63303
Telephone: (636) 577-3882
Fax:
E-mail: normrichards9@gmail.com
Research Specialty: Morning reports, Payroll rosters, VA index cards, personnel files, stolen valor and phonies research
About:

Hope Longe
2710 S. Veitch St., Apt. 307
Arlington, VA 22206
Telephone: (984) 292-5099
Fax:
E-mail: longehm@gmail.com
Research Specialty: History; archival material, legal documents, all topics.
About:

Steve Fox
Fox Investigations
369 Mission Bay Ct
Wildwood, MO 63040
Telephone: (314) 304-7811
E-mail: steve@foxinvestigations.com
Research Specialty: Rush DD214s, service records (all branches), civilian records, FOIA requests, archival research, genealogy.
About: Fox Investigations is a St. Louis based investigative research business with over 25 years of experience obtaining military records at the National Personel Records Center and other locations. We do not subcontract work as some other firms do. Licensed and insured, to provide proven quality service to veterans and the business and legal communities across the country.

James Paris
Heritage Research Solutions LLC
711 Euclid Place
Alton, IL 62002
Telephone: (619) 204-2069
Fax:
E-mail: james.heritageresesarch@gmail.com
Research Specialty: Navy, Marine Corps and Army Official Military Personnel Files (OMPF’s), Morning Reports, Rosters, Award Cards, Air Corps Officer Flight Records, Naval Aviation Training Records, Individual Deceased Personnel Files (IDPF’s), Civil Service Employee Records.
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K. McGuinness
American Origins LLC
PO Box 320445
Alexandria, VA 22320
Telephone:
Fax:
E-mail: americanoriginsllc@gmail.com
Research Specialty: Genealogy and Family History; Immigration, Emigration, and Naturalization; Military Records; Land Records
About:

Mark Leutbecker
Associates at Nicklason Research
2217 N Harrison St
Arlington, VA 22205
Telephone: (703) 536-5180; (703) 946-7146
Fax: (703)536-5180
E-mail: mleutbecker@nicklason.com
Research Specialty: African-American History; Congressional Records; Court Records (Supreme Court, Court of Claims); Coast Guard/Lighthouse/Custom Records; Labor & Business History/Transportation/Regulatory Agencies; Military-Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, National Guard, Veterans (Civil, WWI, WWII, Korea, Vietnam); Native American History; Science, Technology, Natural Resources and Environmental clean-up (CERCLA, FUDS, PRP, MMRP); State Department. Land Use, Water Rights, Mining, Forests. Textual, Cartographic, Photographs, Newspapers.
About: 40 years experience researching. Also does research at the Library of Congress, Smithsonian, and other repositories.

Poppy Di Candeloro; Meghan Dohogne
D2 Research
607 W 86th St.
Kansas City, MO 64114
Telephone: (715) 559-1055
Fax:
E-mail: d2researchkc@gmail.com
Research Specialty: Art history, history of architecture, environmental history, military history, history of religion, history of music.
About: Experienced, on-site, and affordable research team dual-based in Kansas City, MO and Malibu, CA. While we have research specialty areas we also scan any records available through the National Archives and Records Administration.

A-Xhen-Bah
P.O. Box 50561
Provo, UT 84605
Telephone: (202) 568-4557
Fax:
E-mail: mynativeancestry@gmail.com
Research Specialty: Native American Research and Enrollment & 8A. Genealogy and Family History Records, Native American Relations Records.
About: Research by a real Native American who will be successful at finding your Native Ancestry. Call for huge discount.

Kevin Morrow
Ab Initio Archives Research, LLC
1201 N. Kensington Street, Apt. 4
Arlington, VA 22205
Telephone: (703) 439-8789
Fax:
E-mail: morrow.kevin@gmail.com
Research Specialty: Specializing in textual military and federal contractor records related to environmental remediation cases involving hazardous chemicals, asbestos, etc.; academic research concentrating on all branches of the military (World War I through Vietnam); diplomacy and intelligence (OSS, State Department, Army and Navy Intelligence); Native American claims; captured German records; veterans’ concerns (medals, action reports, deck logs, muster rolls); photos (all military and civilian); aerial photos; maps (all military and civilian).
About: Independent historian/researcher. Former National Archives employee. Conversant in German and French; some Arabic, Italian, Spanish

Michael Brophy
Brophy Professional Genealogy and Heir Tracing
198 Patricia Dr
Abington, MA 02351-1047
Telephone: (781) 738-2671
Fax: (781) 878-0720
E-mail: mbrophy@brophygen.com
Research Specialty: Immigration &Naturalization, Census Records, Genealogy &Family History, Irish-American, New England.

Mike Constandy
Deck Logs
PO Box 320488
Alexandria, VA 22320-980
Telephone: (202) 421-5151
Fax: (703) 768-6609
E-mail: mjc@westmorelandresearch.org; mconstandy@gmail.com
Research Specialty: Naval and maritime research for law firms in defense of toxic tort claims, asbestos, admiralty, ships logs and plans, and sea lane and terrestrial UXO. Environmental investigation and remediation. Legal, Congressional, diplomatics, and commercial research. US Army, Navy, Coast Guard, OSS, allied and captured German records to include textual, still imagery, cartographic, and aerial research.
About: More than 30 years experience at NARA. Extensive field research on behalf of the US and foreign governments and an admitted professional researcher at more than 30 institutions worldwide.

Sherry Arrant
3925 Thistle Lane
Fort Worth, TX 76109
Telephone: (817) 924-0453
E-mail: sherry1636@yahoo.com
Research Specialty: Census, Family History, Military, Find Lost Heirs, Native American, Mineral Right Owners, and reverse genealogy.

Asher Groeschler
904 Lamberton Drive
Silver Spring, MD 20902
Telephone: (305) 746-1586
Fax:
E-mail: ashergroeschler@gmail.com
Research Specialty: US History, science, and technology. Any general records in textual, cartographic, photographs and newspapers.
About: I also do research at any facility located in Washington D.C. such as the Library of Congress.

Theresa Schwertmann
Touchstone Research Group LLC
244 Fifth Ave. Suite 2571
New York, NY 10001
Telephone: (800) 283-3214
Fax: (646) 530-8701
E-mail: client_services@touchstoneresearchgroup.com
Research Specialty: DD214, Veteran ID Cards, Discharge Certificates, and other military records in a fast and efficient manner. Our clients require unique research tailored to their particular information and needs.
About:

Vina Hutchinson
3517 Terrace Dr. Apt. B
Suitland, MD 20746
Telephone: (703) 568-9836
Fax:
E-mail: vinahutchinson@gmail.com
Research Specialty: General research; genealogy and family history; house/building/post use propertry history; research for movie, television, and streaming productions
About:

Geoff Gentilini
Golden Arrow Research
7372 Northmoor Dr.
St. Louis, MO 63105
Telephone:
Fax:
E-mail: info@goldenarrowresearch.com
Research Specialty:
About: We offer affordable research services at archives nationwide. With decades of combined research experience our team can customize your project to fit your specific needs. Let us know what you need and we will respond promptly to your inquiry.

Ryan M. Curtis
Archive Research & Consulting Group, LLC
133 Main Street, Suite 203
Epping, NH 03042
Telephone: (603) 433-9000
Fax:
E-mail: rcurtis@ArchiveResearch.org
Research Specialty: Asbestos Litigation - Navy & Maritime Records
About: More than 15 years of research experience with an understanding of the ways asbestos was used on Navy/Maritime ships. We have researchers at the Archives every day to meet your needs.

Michael R. Gallagher
Unravel the Past LLC
5 Little Leaf Court
Wilmington, DE 19810-3702
Telephone: (302) 409-0153
Fax:
E-mail: UnravelThePast@gmail.com
Research Specialty: Court records, Federal records, Military records
About: Michael R. Gallagher has been researching family trees and historical events for over 25 years. He has been a member of a lineage society for 20 years and has helped others to join by researching their family trees and finding documentation to prove their relevant lineages. Michael has been a professional researcher for 8 years and has helped numerous individuals to unravel their families’ pasts as well as historic events.

Sim Smiley
Archival Historical Research

Washington, DC 20016
Telephone: (202) 812-8466
Fax:
E-mail: sim.smiley@gmail.com
Research Specialty: World War II Intelligence and Diplomatic Records: the Office of Strategic Services (RG 226), the Department of State (RG 59 and 84), USIA (RG 306), The Office of War Information (RG 208) Military Records in general. Textual, Photographs and Maps.
About: I have over 30 years’ experience as a former NARA volunteer (compiled some of the OSS finding aids) and researcher for OSS agents and clients worldwide. A diplomatic simultaneous interpreter by training, I can read, speak and write in French, Italian and can easily read Spanish, Portuguese, Swedish and Norwegian.

Myra Miller, PhD.
Footsteps Researchers, LLC
1759 Boulder Springs Drive, Unit D
St Louis, MO 63146
Telephone: (417) 849-0155
Fax:
E-mail: footstepsresearchers@gmail.com
Research Specialty: WWII military records, morning reports (MR), personnel files (OMPF), individual deceased person’s file (IDPF), rosters, hospital lists, unit journals, after action reports, photographs
About:

Kris Kaszuba
3857 Pell Pl Ste 301
San Diego, CA 92130-4141
Telephone: (858) 353-6279
E-mail: kris002@hotmail.com
Research Specialty: Immigration and Naturalization Records, Military Records, Service Records, Morning Reports, Personnel Files, DD214, Unit rosters, Payroll records, Medical Records, Family Genealogy, Citizenship Records

Megan Baker
PO Box 146
Sharon, WI 53585
Telephone: (262) 492-5597
Fax:
E-mail: plmomm@yahoo.com
Research Specialty: Genealogy, World Wars 1 and 2, European History/Politics, German History/Politics/Military, Holocaust, Oral History, House History, Local History, Wisconsin History, Civil War and Revolutionary War
About:

Dr. Peter Connors
Beacon Hill Research Institute, Inc.
PO Box 6992
Lee’s Summit, MO 64064
Telephone: (816) 590-6821
E-mail: pwc088@comcast.net
Research Specialty: Any/all political or military issues; Access to: 1. Harry S. Truman Library; 2. US Army Combined Arms Research Library, Fort Leavenworth.

Keiko Winsch
802 Chalfonte Dr
Alexandria, VA 22305
Telephone: (703) 548-2635
E-mail: keiko.winsch@erols.com
Research Specialty: Any records at NARA. Diplomatic records, military records, intelligence, World War II, occupation of Japan.
About: 20+ years experience researching at NARA. Fluent in English, Japanese, French.

Gerald Alan Warren
G. Alan Warren, Independent Researcher
9313 Koenig Circle, Ste. C
Saint Louis, MO 63134-3127
Telephone: (314) 203-9636
Fax: (314) 498-8630
E-mail: galan.warren@yahoo.com
Research Specialty: Research service and medical records for all branches of the U.S. military.
About: Over 6,100 records researched since 2009.

Mary Parker Biby

Columbia, IL 62236
Telephone: (314) 482-6459
Fax: (800) 615-4144
E-mail: valmpark2@yahoo.com
Research Specialty: Military Records and related ssytems of records - paper, microfiche, digital, etc.
About:

Dirk Burgdorf
AAA Research
21515 Manor View Cir
Germantown, MD 20876
Telephone: (301) 922-9610
E-mail: contact@naraexpert.com
Research Specialty: Specialist in Aerial Imagery and Maps (both U.S. and foreign), American Military Records, Captured German Records (SS, Wehrmacht, NSDAP, War Diaries), and German technical Manuals.
About: 30+ years of historical research experience, complete fluency in German, partnered with specialists in both Russian and Germany. First hand experience from personal visits to battlefields on both the Eastern and Western Fronts.

Elizabeth Kurrus
Elizabeth Kurrus Historical Research

St. Louis, MO
Telephone: (314) 283-1779
Fax:
E-mail: eterryhistory@gmail.com
Research Specialty: Genealogical and family history including but not limited to: immigration and naturalization records; census records; birth, marriage, death and other vital records; court and land records; military records; and church records.
About:

Warren Hower
American Historical Research
1927 Hillside Dr
Falls Church, VA 22043
Telephone: (703) 517-3977
E-mail: warren.hower@howerresearch.com
Research Specialty: Includes: 1) Environmental cleanup litigation (included but not limited to - identifying "potentially responsible parties-PRP’s", and 3rd party liabilities, historical operations and processes; 2) Academic Historical Research, specializing in US diplomatic relations 1800-1900’s, WWII military history; 3) Corporate Histories specializing in contract research, product development histories, change in ownership, etc.; 4) Cartographic Research.
About: Former military/government contractor and experienced researcher. In addition, I have access to wide pool of researchers and historians who specialize in a variety of topics. If you need specific topic researched and you don’t see it listed, please ask.

Donald Mounts (Owner/Director)
Global Military Research, LLC
200 Kelso Way Suite 111
Knoxville, TN 37923-3112
Telephone: (352) 457-5018
Fax: (844) 900-1945
E-mail: d.mounts@globalmilitaryresearch.com
Research Specialty: Military records research, DD-214, OMPF, medical records, morning reports, muster rolls, deck logs, unit rosters, after action reports, POW/MIA records, captured records, WWII records, Korean War records, Vietnam War records, records documenting Agent Orange expsoure, records documenting radiation exposure (Atomic Veteran).
About: We also research German military records at the Bundesarchiv in Germany.

Bob Velke
Gopher Records
5144 Flowertuft Court
Columbia, MD 21044
Telephone: (202) 644-8899
Fax:
E-mail: info@gopherrecords.com
Research Specialty: 19th-century military records, Civil War a specialty, War of 1812, Old Indian Wars, Mexican War, Spanish-American War, and Philippine Insurrection, pension records, Compiled Military Service Records (CMSR), court martial files, carded medical records, bounty-land warrants, Army & Navy.
About:

Oscar Gregory
22505 Gateway Ctr Dr #1021
Clarksburg, MD 20871
Telephone:
Fax:
E-mail: ogregory55@gmail.com
Research Specialty: Fifteen years experience in research and digitizing archival records: Still photography (civilian and military, slides and lanters), Microfilm and film, Cartographic/Architectural (aerial film, miltary ordnance, ship plans, ICC Railroad maps, historic maps, MNCPPC surveys), Textual reference (Depts of State, Treasury, USPS, Interior, Commerce, Labor, FBI, FAA, FHA, BLM, CCC, DC Records, Military incl RG19, RG24, RG120, RG38, RG338, RG342, RG407, FOIA.
About:

Jonathan Webb Deiss
2626 Fort Farnsworth Rd Apt 2B
Alexandria, VA 22303
E-mail: jdeiss@soldiersource.com
Research Specialty: Military, Genealogy, Land, Native American, Lineage Research

Elizabeth K. Gray
Elizabeth Katheryn Gray

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Telephone: (301) 767-2167
Fax:
E-mail: cavepearl@hotmail.com
Research Specialty: Civilian Textual Records (ALL), Cartographic (ALL), Railroads & ICC (RG 134), Ship Plans (RG 19, 26, 71), State Department including Central Decimal & Subject Numeric File (RG 59), State Dept. Geneology, Alien Enemy Files (Internment Records), DOJ and FBI (RG 60 & 65), Provost Marshall (RG 389), Lighthouses (RG 26), Aerial Records (RG 114, 145, 373), General Land Office Records RG 49, 77, 75, &92, Foreign Claims Commission (RG 299).
About:

Thomas Jordan
2969 Sadigo Terrace
North Port, FL 34286
Telephone: (571) 235-6720
Fax:
E-mail: tdj3@georgetown.edu
Research Specialty: Military Records, World War I, World War II
About:

Tim Frank
Military Research Associates LLC
Silver Spring, MD 20902
Telephone: (703) 447-7243
E-mail: historian1975@gmail.com
Research Specialty: World War II Army Unit records and General Orders.

Yoko Nagasaka Myers
Nichimy Corporation
9658 Baltimore Avenue, Suite 300
College Park, MD 20740
Telephone: (301) 531-4677 / (301) 512-1840
Fax:
E-mail: nichimyusa@nichimy.co.jp
Research Specialty: WWII Pacific Theater military and navy records (text, photographs, motion picture, cartographic) and Allied Occupation of Japan, Japanese Koreans in Japan, Okinawa - related issues, U.S.-Japan Relations, migration, and others.
About:

Richard J. Macon
PO Box 996
Bayonne, NJ 07002
Telephone: (201) 320-1927
E-mail: bayway1@yahoo.com
Research Specialty: military, Immigration &; Naturalization, censuses, Catholic records

Jen Douglas
Jen Douglas, Ph.D.
16 Cranston Street
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130
Telephone:
Fax:
E-mail: douglasjen@gmail.com
Research Specialty: Any records available through the National Archives and Records Administration
About:

Susan Hormuth
3356 Pennsylvania Ave. SE
Washington, DC 20020
Telephone: (202) 584-3994
Fax:
E-mail: susanhormuth@verizon.net
Research Specialty: On-site research in Motion Picture, Video, Recorded Sound and Still Pictures. Particular research experience in American History, African American History, Women’s History, Popular Culture.
About: Over thirty years of research experience in the Washington, DC area.

Tyler Loveless
2517 K. St. NW
Washington, DC 20037
Telephone: (202) 441-9222
Fax:
E-mail: edit@tylerloveless.com
Research Specialty: All topics and materials, including social, cultural, Congressional, court, labor, land, environmental, medical, military, regulatory, maritime, war, intelligence, prison, city, state, federal, financial, genealogical, and historical records.
About: Also Office of the Federal Register, Library of Congress, and U.S. Government Printing Office

Elizabeth Khan
Record Click LLC
123 E Main St Ste 2 PMB 105
Denville, NJ 07834
Telephone: 1-866-632-9291
E-mail: info@recordclick.com
Research Specialty: Ancestral Research, Find Family, Heir Searching, DNA Family Tree, Adoption Research, Military Research, also citizenship by descent applications.

Miriam Porter
Cursive Transcription Service
1316 Queen Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
Telephone: (615) 818-4142
Fax:
E-mail: cursivetranscription@gmail.com
Research Specialty: Professional transcription service of historical and archival cursive documents.
About:

Jeannette Remak; Joseph Ventolo
Phoenix Aviation Research
41-41 41st Street #1-M
Sunnyside, NY 11104-3243
Telephone: (718) 937-7436
Fax: (718) 784-4682
E-mail: valkyr1097@nyc.rr.com
Research Specialty: Military, historical, government; record groups media, series, subjects
About:

Alan Cousin
Better Business Promotion Solutions Group
P.O. Box 801554
Dallas, TX 75380
Telephone: (404) 964-6580 / (877) 489-9689
Fax: (877) 489-9689
E-mail: info@bbpsg.com
Research Specialty: Family history, family genealogy, Dawes Rolls, 1896 Genealogy, Federal Court Records, Military History.
About:

John V. Chamberlin
Chamberlin & Chamberlin, LLC
PO Box 105
Bozman, MD 21612
Telephone: (443) 480-1559
E-mail: tenaceus1@gmail.com
Research Specialty: Court Records, Congressional records, WWII, Historical, Treasury, Commerce, Trade (Records, Archival research, textual analysis)

Brian N. Siddall
PO Box 3897
Ithaca, NY 14852
Telephone: (315) 567-4542
E-mail: researcher@airborneinnormandy.com
Research Specialty: World War II records, paratroopers, graves registration, Normandy, Surgeon General’s Office 1944-1945

Alex Sanders
Verde Consulting
PO Box 100063
Arlington, VA 22210
Telephone: (703) 772-7032
Fax:
E-mail: basanders3@gmail.com
Research Specialty: Native American history; Natural Resources use; U.S. Army Corps of Engineers projects and policy; Environmental cleanup litigation; U.S. State Department; legislative records
About:

Martin Dean
Martin C. Dean
12 Bolling Lane
Bethesda, MD 20817
Telephone: (240) 936-4402
Fax:
E-mail: mdean507@gmail.com
Research Specialty: World War II; Aerial Photography; War Crimes Trials; Holocaust; US Army; Signal Corps; Captured German Records; BDC; OSS.
About:

Elisa E. McConnell
Direct Archives Solutions, LLC
5333 Connecticut Ave., NW Apt. 820
Washington, DC 20015
Telephone: (202) 507-1309
Fax:
E-mail: directarchivessolutions@gmail.com
Research Specialty: Specialize in aerial images scans from NARA Cartographic collection; Cartographic research, aerial negatives and GX prints; Rail Road Valuation Maps; Military Records; Textual Records; Stills Pictures: RG-185-Panama Canal Zone.
About: On-site; 17+ years experience, fluent in Spanish.

John Taylor
Taylor Research Group LLC - A Litigation and Environmental Research Firm
3333 Connecticut Ave NW Ste 3
Washington, DC 20008
Telephone: (703) 822-4658
Fax:
E-mail: johntaylor@taylorresearchgroup.com
Research Specialty: Environmental and Legal Research; Asbestos; Captured German Records; Cold War; Congressional Records; Court Records; Diplomatic Records; Immigration, Emigration & Naturalization; Labor & Business History; Military Records; Native American Relations Records; Navy Records; President Nixon Records; Science, Technology, Natural Resources and the Environment Records; Audio/Sound Recordings; Cartographic/Architectural/Ships Plans Records; Film & Video Recordings; Photographs and Pictures
About:

Christopher Smothers
Unearthing Your Roots, Inc.
938 Overbrook Circle
Marietta, GA 30062
Telephone: (678) 439-9485
Fax:
E-mail: christopher@unearthingyourroots.org
Research Specialty: African Diaspora, Immigration, Civil War Records, Court Records, Escheated Funds, Freedmen’s Bureau Records, minority Groups of the South, Pensions, and Vital Record Research.
About:

Gayle Yiotis
42274 Sand Pine Place
Chantilly, VA 20152
Telephone: (703) 915-9303
Fax:
E-mail: gyancestry@gmail.com
Research Specialty: Genealogical research - online only.
About:

Christopher P. Herfel, CEO; Clancy B. Cornwall, COO
McCaffery & Associates, Inc
7240 Parkway Drive, Suite 360
Hanover, MD 21076
Telephone: (703) 548-6144
E-mail: info@mccafferyassoc.com
Research Specialty: We conduct Naval, maritime and aviation research for the defence in toxic tort claims. We research asbestos, Coast Guard, military, labor, business, science, technology, regulatory and transportation records; photographs; and ship, architectural and cartographic plans.

Vonnie Zullo
The Horse Soldier Research Service
3506 Majestic Pine Ln
Fairfax, VA 22033
Telephone: (703) 904-9126
Fax: (703) 904-9126
E-mail: research@horsesoldier.com
Research Specialty: Military Service Records, Pension Files, Regimental Histories, Mil. Research dating from Rev. War to 1910. Civil War specialty, Navy, Federal Censuses, etc.
About: Over 20 years experience doing historic document research. Head of research department of family military artifact business in Gettysburg, The Horse Soldier.

Bruce D. Frail; Benjamin J. Frail D.B.A
American Civil War Ancestor
19 Briar Point Ave
Coventry, RI 02816
Telephone: (401) 464-2119
Fax:
E-mail: poppahazmat@gmail.com
Research Specialty: Military Service Records, Pension Records, Deck Logs, Veterans Burial Locations, and any other area of general research of the American Civil War
About: We have 50+ years of professional and volunteer research experience, 20+ years at NARA and 16+ years in Graves Registration.

John Morgan
3104 Mackenzi Lane Apartment 4
York, PA 17408
Telephone: (443) 577-8243
Fax:
E-mail: jmorgan73@gmail.com
Research Specialty: Eighth Air Force, 305th Bomb Group, World War II, DD214, Civil War
About:

Susan Strange
Strange Research
PO Box 7165
McLean, VA 22106-7165
Telephone: (202) 320-2672
E-mail: strangeresearch@mac.com
Research Specialty: Motion pictures, still photographs and textual records - all subjects.
About: Full time on site research.

Donna Bergstrom
9615 Sutherland Rd
Silver Spring, MD 20901
Telephone: (202) 236-2692
E-mail: dbergstrom1@mac.com
Research Specialty: Military Records, CIA Records, Native American Records, Record Group 75, Treaties

Derek Lawrence
TechLaw Consultants, Inc.
1726 Cole Boulevard, Building 22, Suite 115
Lakewood, CO 80401
Telephone: (303) 586-4912; (720) 207-3135
Fax:
E-mail: Derek.Lawrence@techlawinc.com
Research Specialty: General Research, Military Records, Federal Agency Records, Aerial Photos, Still Photographs
About:

Cynthia K. Patton
7201 N. Marston Ct.
Kansas City, MO 64151
Telephone: (816) 806-3790
Fax:
E-mail: ckpatton58@gmail.com
Research Specialty: Ancestral research, military research, lineage society research, Missouri and Kansas specific research.
About:

Daniel L. Smith, MA.HIS
Daniel L. Smith
416 J Street
Eureka, CA 95501
Telephone:
Fax:
E-mail: dlsmith68@liberty.edu
Research Specialty: American Historian: Military Records and Awards, NARA Records, Genealogy and Family history Records
About:

Josh Jenkins
AncestorStalker
PO Box 9034
Columbia, MD 21044-9034
Telephone: (443) 280-9785
Fax: (202) 298-6937
E-mail: services@ancestorstalker.com
Research Specialty: Civil War, Immigration, Census, Revolutionary War, Land Records, Genealogy and Family History Records, DNA consults.

Rosanna Martinez
P.O. Box 320522
Alexandria, VA 22320
Telephone: (703) 509-5418
Fax:
E-mail: rosannamartinez@yahoo.com
Research Specialty: General research. All historical and archival records. All subjects. Research in Spanish, Russian and English.
About:

Robert E. McDivitt
Militaria Research Services
205 San Juan Ct
Williamstown, NJ 08094-3021
Telephone: (856) 875-6114
E-mail: rmcdivittjr@yahoo.com
Research Specialty: Record Group 242 and related records; German military personnel and formations; members of the SS, SA, and the various NSDAP organizations; recipients of the Goldenen Ehrenzeichen and Blutorden; military personnel and formations of the U.S. and U.K.

Kathleen Brandt, Professional Genealogist & Consultant
a3Genealogy
PO Box 414640
Kansas City, MO 64141
Telephone:
Fax: (816) 817-2146
E-mail: a3genealogy@gmail.com
Research Specialty: Military records, immigration/emigration and naturalization, Native American Relations Records, African American records, Captured German Records, Census Records, Genealogy and Family History Records, Navy Records. Media: Audio/Sound Recordings, Film and Video Recordings, Photographs/Pictures and Textual Records
About:

Kathleen Murphy Lang
4614 Darkwoods Dr.
Wentzville, MO 63385
Telephone:
Fax:
E-mail: KMurphyLang@gmail.com
Research Specialty: Military records including individual personnel files, pensions, courts martial, burial files and more. Microfilm records for morning reports, rosters, and flight logs. Civilian WPA, CCC, immigration and general military/genealogical services.
About:

Bonnie G. Rowan
Bonnie G. Rowan Film Research
1849 California Street NW
Washington, DC 20009-1808
Telephone: (202) 265-1081; (202) 580-9933
E-mail: browan@his.com
Research Specialty: Motion pictures, video, recorded sound, still pictures, textual records; 20th century world history, World War II, black history, POWs, sports, humor, air and space, children, arts, presidents, technology, and family history.
About: Full-time, on-site research. Thirty years research experience. Credits on over 500 documentaries, exhibits, publications.

Paul D. Watson
Watson Research Services
PO Box 004
Glen Dale, MD 20769
Telephone: (301) 966-7780
E-mail: watsonresearchservices@gmail.com
Research Specialty: Photographs, film, textual, and special media; military, civilian, and diplomatic agency records; labor, business, and regulatory history. Particular experience with records of the U.S. Information Agency, Adjutant General’s Office, Panama Canal, Civilian Conservation Corps, and Universal Newsreel; African-American history.
About: Expertise in conducting research at government and private archives in the Washington, DC area; former NARA employee; former Naval History Heritage Command (NHHC) staff; MLS-Archives Specialization; Certificate in Federal Records Management.

Jeremy Bigwood
Archival Research
3200 16th Street NW #806
Washington, DC 20010-3348
Telephone: (202) 361-5000
Fax:
E-mail: JeremyBigwood@pm.me
Research Specialty: All records, especially those dealing with US foreign policy. Research projects big and small. Up-to-date copying equipment. Client downloads high-quality images or text-recognized PDFs from Dropbox. I live close by. Over 25 years doing research at NARA, and over 30 years using FOIA/MDR to obtain records.
About: Background in historical research, journalism and science. Polyglot. Google for publications.

Steven B. Rogers, Ph.D.
Steven B. Rogers, Ph.D., Archival Research Consultant
3201 Taylor St
Mount Rainier, MD 20712
Telephone: (301) 367-3905
E-mail: derholzer@aol.com
Research Specialty: U.S. military and captured German records, WWII and Holocaust-related records, Nuremburg and US military tribunal records, looted Nazi gold, Holocaust assets, US agency records turned over under Nazi War Crimes disclosure Act, diplomatic records, OMGUS, DOJ and INS records, Displaced Persons Commisssion, audio/prints/film records.
About: Retired DOJ historian with 30+ years experience researching at NARA. Fluent in German.

Satu Haase-Webb
Satu Haase-Webb, Independent Historian and Researcher
1334 A St SE
Washington, DC 20003
Telephone: (202) 257-6915
E-mail: satuhw@yahoo.com
Research Specialty: All media types-textual records, still images/photographs, video and audio recordings. World War II, captured German records, Holocaust, Diplomatic, military, intelligence records, African American History, Women, Immigration, Art, Social History (Labor, etc.), Cold War. Civil Rights.
About: On-site, 25 years of experience, former government historian. German speaker (native)

Dieter Stenger
Stenger Historica
9506 Dabney Ct.
Fredericksburg, VA 22408
Telephone: (540) 604-3907
E-mail: stengerhistorica@gmail.com
Research Specialty: Captured German records (Berlin Document Collection), WWII and Holocaust-related records, Post-War Occupation records (OMGUS), OSS and Special Investigative Records. Specialize in SS, SD, and Gestapo records (RFSS), including officer and enlisted personnel records, RuSHA, SA, NSDAP records, but also Wehrmacht and SS combat formation/unit records.
About: 20+ years experience researching at NARA. German fluency. Translation services available. Veteran owned (USMC).

Lindsey Harner
Lindsey’s Histories
2516 Lick Run Road
Williamsport, PA 17707
Telephone: (607) 425-4376
Fax:
E-mail: lindsey@lindseyshistories.com
Research Specialty: Genealogy and Family History, Census Records, Military Service Records, Pension Files, Research in Pennsylvania and New York
About:

Marj Atkinson, MLS Research Librarian
Ask Marj LLC
1909 Timbercreek Dr.
Garland, TX 75042
Telephone: (601) 627-5275 / (214) 929-3664
Fax:
E-mail: info@askmarj.com
Research Specialty: Any records through National Archives, US Presidents, civil rights, JFK/LBJ era, immigration/emigration, naturalization, jfk.org
About:

Meghan Jaben
D2 Research CA
29239 Heathercliff Road, Unit 1
Malibu, CA 90265
Telephone: (573) 576-9153
Fax:
E-mail: d2researchkc@gmail.com
Research Specialty: Art history, history of architecture, environmental history, military history, history of religion, history of music.
About: Experienced, on-site, and affordable research team dual-based in Kansas City, MO and Malibu, CA. While we have research specialty areas we also scan any records available through the National Archives and Records Administration.

Cody J. Fisler
Udrea Research
1815 North Boomer Road, Apt. A23
Stillwater, OK 74075-3449
Telephone: (918) 409-0374
Fax: (918) 856-9003
E-mail: udrearesearch@gmail.com
Research Specialty: Any records available through the National Archives and Records Administration
About:

Dr. Jason Gart, Vice President
History Associates Incorporated
300 N Stonestreet Ave
Rockville, MD 20850-1655
Telephone: (301) 279-9697
Fax: (301) 279-9224
E-mail: jgart@historyassociates.com
Research Specialty: African American history; Asbestos; Census; Congressional records; Court records; Coast Guard/Lighthouse/Custom records; Diplomatic records; Intelligence records; Labor and Business History; Legislative histories; Litigation-related researcher; Transportation records; Military records; Native American relations records
About: Litigation-related research into a wide range of textual and non-textual records. Environmental site history, legislative histories, and Holocaust related records research are only a few of the areas where we have focused.


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