Where To Donate Military and Military Related Items
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Where To Donate Military
And Military Related Items

    Books, Personal Histories, Personally owned military items, Photographs, Uniform parts and other military items can be easily donated to the following seven agencies. Unless you desire your donation to be anonymous, donated items can include the name and contact information of the donor or veteran.

    1. All branches:
      Senior Librarian, The National Archives
      8601 Adelphi Road
      College Park, MD 20740-6001

    2. All branches:
      Senior Librarian, The American War Library
      817 East Via Carmelitos
      Virginia Building 319
      Long Beach CA 90805-7549

    3. Air Force (USAF veterans):
      Museum Director, US Air Force Academy
      2304 Cadet Drive, Suite 3100
      USAF Academy, CO 80840-5002

    4. Army (US Army veterans):
      Museum Director, US Military Academy
      646 Swift Road
      korean West Point, New York 10996-1905

    5. Marine Corps and Navy (Naval Academy graduates):
      (Only accepts items from Naval Academy graduates)
      Museum Director, U.S. Naval Academy
      121 Blake Road
      Annapolis, MD 21402-1300

    6. National Coast Guard Museum Association (USCG veterans):
      The USCG Museum is currently under construction
      A physical address will be provided when it is announced

    7. The National WWII Museum (WW2 veterans / Merchant Marines:)
      Museum Director, The National WWII Museum
      945 Magazine Street
      New Orleans, LA 70130


  • Smithsonian Institution: removed after contact from Katrina Brown, Head Librarian, 04/07/2023

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Roger Simpson,
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Mailing address:

The American War Library
817 East Via Carmelitos, Virginia Building
Suite 319
Long Beach CA 90805-7549
Phone: 1-562-422-4100