Skip navigation and go to Main Content

Archival Description

1 result retrieved for 2163536
Description 1 of 1

Defense Casualty Analysis System (DCAS) Extract Files, compiled ca. 2001 - 04/29/2008, documenting the period 06/28/1950 - 05/28/2006

ARC Identifier 2163536

Series from Record Group 330: Records of the Office of the Secretary of Defense, 1921 - 2008

Details | Scope & Content | Archived Copies | Hierarchy |
Creator(s):Department of Defense. Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness. Defense Human Resources Activity. Defense Manpower Data Center. (1997 - ) (Most Recent)
Department of Defense. Washington Headquarters Services. Directorate for Information Operations and Reports. Statistical Information Analysis Division. (ca. 1997 - ) (Predecessor)
Type(s) of Archival Materials:Data Files
Textual Records

National Archives at College Park - Electronic Records (RD-DC-E), National Archives at College Park, 8601 Adelphi Road, College Park, MD, 20740-6001. PHONE: 301-837-0470; FAX: 301-837-3681; EMAIL:

Inclusive Dates:ca. 2001 - 04/29/2008
Coverage Dates:06/28/1950 - 05/28/2006
Date Note:Although the agency created these records starting in about 2001, they concern records of military personnel who died as a result of the Korean and Vietnam wars. Dates of death in the file unit "Korean War Extract Data File, as of April 29, 2008" (ARC Identifier 2240988) range from June 28, 1950 to March 10, 1954. Dates of death in the file unit "Vietnam Conflict Extract Data File, as of April 29, 2008" (ARC Identifier 2240992) range from June 8, 1956 to May 28, 2006.
Part Of:Record Group 330: Records of the Office of the Secretary of Defense, 1921 - 2008
Includes: 2 file units described in ARCSearch within this Series
Function and Use:The agency created and maintained this series as an automated repository for the Department of Defense (DoD) of all official casualty information for the Korean War, the Vietnam Conflict, and all active duty deaths since October 1, 1979. The records are used to produce various standard and as-requested reports in support of DoD organizations, outside government agencies, Congress, the President, the media, and the general public.
Access Restriction(s):Unrestricted
Use Restriction(s):Unrestricted
General Note(s):This series is the successor to the series "Records of Military Personnel Who Died as a Result of Hostilities During the Korean War, ca. 1977 - 11/1979" (ARC Identifier 571686) and the series "Records on Military Personnel Who Died, Were Missing in Action or Prisoners of War as a Result of the Vietnam War, 01/20/1967 - 12/1998" (ARC Identifier 306742).
Finding Aid Type:Doc. Package
Online Resource:Access to Archival Databases (AAD) System
Online Resource URL:,sl
Online Resource Note:The electronic records in this series can be searched online via the Access to Archival Databases (AAD) system.
Index Terms:
Lifecycle Tracking Information 
Disposition Authority Number(s):N1-330-96-002
Accession Number(s):NN3-330-08-010



The U.S. National Archives and Records Administration
8601 Adelphi Road, College Park, MD 20740-6001
Telephone: 1-86-NARA-NARA or 1-866-272-6272