National Records Center:
Requests for copies of discharge papers may be made by the Veteran or the next of kin of a deceased Veteran which include a surviving spouse that has not remarried, father, mother, son, daughter, sister, or brother.
- The following information will be helpful in locating the discharge
- Veteranís full name.
- Dates of service (as close as possible)
- Service number and/or Social Security Number
- Veterans Date of Birth
- Branch of Service
Complete "Request for Military Records" SF 180 (pdf)
Mail, fax or deliver signed SF180 as directed on form.