Studio photography includes official DA and Head & Shoulder photographs. To schedule an appointment in the studio, please login into the VIOS website at www.vios.army.mil.
This VI activity actively participates in the Department of Army Photo Management Information System (DAPMIS), the Army's digital repository for official promotion photos. Review and accept or reject the photograph within 3 days using DAPMIS or via AKO.
Please be prepared to provide a memo from your commander if requesting a reshoot because of an error that was not caused by the photographer. Click here to see a sample memo for reshoots. Call 334-255-2116 to request an administrative error be corrected (wrong SSN, name misspelled, bad date). For Soldier responsibilities, see AR 640-30.
For your convenience, the DA Photo Lab is equipped with changing rooms.
Appointments can be made any time by signing into www.vios.army.mil. For further information and instructions on VIOS go to Customer Service. If you find you will not be able to make your appointment please be sure to call. This will ensure your slot is made available to other Soldiers. To cancel appointments please call 334-255-2116/3449/2950.
All Soldiers requiring photographs for special packets and soldier actions (Officer Candidate School, Green to Gold, Warrant Officer Application, Recruiting, and Soldier/NCO of the Month/Qtr. Boards, etc.) should provide further instructions in the comments section of VIOS work request if prints or digital files are needed.
DA photos cannot be provided in a digital format. Prints can be provided for special packets.
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