The Army and Air Force Motion Picture Service is a defunct organization that operated movie theaters on US Army and Air Force installations from 1920 until 1975. Before World War I, licensing rights to show motion pictures were the responsibility of individual installation commanders. The Army Motion Picture Service (AMPS) was established on June 22, 1920 under the US War Department as a centralized entity to regulate admissions and film licenses among Army movie theaters. In 1941, the AMPS was transferred to the command of the Army Special Services, operating 94 theaters at that time. In 1948, after the separation of Air Force as a distinct branch, the Army Motion Picture Service was redesignated the Army and Air Force Motion Picture Service. The AAFMPS was merged with the Army and Air Fo

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  • The Army and Air Force Motion Picture Service is a defunct organization that operated movie theaters on US Army and Air Force installations from 1920 until 1975. Before World War I, licensing rights to show motion pictures were the responsibility of individual installation commanders. The Army Motion Picture Service (AMPS) was established on June 22, 1920 under the US War Department as a centralized entity to regulate admissions and film licenses among Army movie theaters. In 1941, the AMPS was transferred to the command of the Army Special Services, operating 94 theaters at that time. In 1948, after the separation of Air Force as a distinct branch, the Army Motion Picture Service was redesignated the Army and Air Force Motion Picture Service. The AAFMPS was merged with the Army and Air Force Exchange Service on June 28, 1975. (en)
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  • Merged withArmy and Air Force Exchange Service (en)
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  • 1920-01-01 (xsd:date)
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  • The Army and Air Force Motion Picture Service is a defunct organization that operated movie theaters on US Army and Air Force installations from 1920 until 1975. Before World War I, licensing rights to show motion pictures were the responsibility of individual installation commanders. The Army Motion Picture Service (AMPS) was established on June 22, 1920 under the US War Department as a centralized entity to regulate admissions and film licenses among Army movie theaters. In 1941, the AMPS was transferred to the command of the Army Special Services, operating 94 theaters at that time. In 1948, after the separation of Air Force as a distinct branch, the Army Motion Picture Service was redesignated the Army and Air Force Motion Picture Service. The AAFMPS was merged with the Army and Air Fo (en)
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