All Officers, Warrant Officers, and NCOs of the rank E6 and above must have a current DA Photo on file.
If you have been promoted, received an Army Commendation Medal or higher, or your photo is more than five years old, it needs updating. Some boards require that your photo to be as current as possible. All Soldiers may also obtain their DA Photo for AGR Packets and other authorized needs.
Authorized uniforms for DA Photos are the new Army Service Uniform (Blues) and the current Class A uniform (Greens). Shoes and headgear are not needed.
All permanent awards, including State awards, should be worn in accordance with AR 670-1 and AR 600-8-22. Soldiers are responsible for making sure
their uniforms are correct. Official guidance for wear of uniforms can be found at www.army.mil/asu.
In accordance with AR 640-30, Soldiers must schedule their photo appointments in advance. Walk-ins are not permitted and appointments cannot be made over the phone. Please use the following Web site to request a DA photo appointment in the Tennessee area, CAC required.
It is mandatory for all soldiers to get an appointment in the VIOS system prior to arrival, no walk-ins are permitted.
The photo lab in Nashville is located at Joint Force Headquarters in the Hugh B. Mott building.
3041 Sidco Dr., Nashville, TN, 37204
Please be sure to be on time for your appointment. For changes, cancellations, or questions call:
SGT William Jones
In Tennessee, if you or another Servicemember you know is in crisis, call (855) 435-7492 for assistance 24 hours a day,
7 days a week. If this is a sexual assault issue, contact 615-342-9372.
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