U.S. Army Print and Media Distribution Center



About the U.S. Army Print and Media Distribution Center

The U.S. Army Print and Media Distribution Center (APMDC) is the Department of the Army’s primary provider and distributor of “authenticated” publications, print services for Headquarters Department of the Army principles officials, Direct Reporting Units to HQDA, Field Operating Agencies of HQDA, and all Army organizations within the Washington DC area per DODI 5330.03 and AR 25-38. Army organizations outside the Washington DC metropolitan area may use APMDC to assist in their printing and distribution requirements.



Media Distribution Division

APMDC manages, stores, and distributes published information products in various media to the US Army, National Guard (Air and Army), Department of the Navy, Department of the Air Force, the Department of Defense, Foreign Military Sales and contractors worldwide. Products provided are Army departmental publications, forms, technical and field manuals, training publications/products, other Army printed products, and printed products from other services/DOD. Personnel ensure stock levels are adequate to support mission requirements. Media Distribution Division (MDD) is responsible for the life cycle management of published multi-media products.



Printing Management Division

APMDC’s Printing Management Division (PMD) provides trained and experienced Print Specialists to assist the Army in all print requirements. PMD exists to provide the Army printed material for the lowest cost. Our comprehensive approach on products, offer Army customers printing of all types, and ensures excellent customer service. Unlike DOD, PMD does NOT have a surcharge/fee for services.

Through the Office of the Administrative Assistant to the Secretary of the Army, PMD funds print procurement for all HQDA Army Principal Officials and HQDA field operating agencies. PMD can procure most print requests at no cost to the organization.

All printing requests must be accompanied with a DA Form 260DA Form 260-1, or DD Form 282. Please click Help on how to fill out DD Form 282. In accordance with AR 25–38, all Department of the Army printing and local Army command printing in the Washington, DC metropolitan area must be sent to the Printing Management Division (PMD).

Please send all print procurements to the following email address.

PMD will accept and process print funding in accordance to your agency and federal government policies on the following forms and print procurement vehicles. All Army print funds must come directly to PMD to eliminate delays in processing.