AMC Historical Office

The U.S. Army Materiel Command's Historical Office preserves the history of the command by ensuring that documents, oral interviews, visual images and other source materials are safeguarded in the office's historical research collection.

AMC Historical Publications

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AMC Historical Videos

  • Modernization (1962) - A Department of Army public affairs film that highlights the Army's reorganization. Unique video footage of AMC's systems and materials it supported that first year (1962).
  • The Army's Floating Workshop (ca. 1968) - A Department of the Army public affairs film on the story behind AMC's aviation repair facility located on a ship off the coast of Vietnam during that nation's war.
  • Arsenal for the Brave (1974) - A Department of the Army public affairs film which showcased AMC in 1974.
  • War and Pieces (1992) - An AMC public affairs film on AMC's many contributions to Operation Desert Shield and Desert Storm.
  • Meeting Tomorrow's Challenge (1974) - An AMC public affairs film on what AMC was developing in its laboratories 40 years ago in 1974 to "meet tomorrow's challenge" in support of the Soldier.
  • This is Redstone Arsenal (1962) - Produced in late 1962 shortly after the establishment of AMC (and one of AMC's first subordinate commands, the U.S. Army Missile Command or MICOM), this short film shows what things looked like 52-years ago. All the systems mentioned in the video were under the direct program management of AMC at that time.
  • History of Redstone Arsenal (2001) - This video shows the history of Redstone Arsenal from its genesis in 1941 to the 1990s.

Contact Information

History Office Phone: (256) 450-7852

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Mission Statement: Develop and deliver global readiness solutions to sustain Unified Land Operations, anytime, anywhere.

Command Information

AMC Headquarters is located at 4400 Martin Road, Redstone Arsenal, AL 35898. Phone: 256-450-7978

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