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
- Veteran’s full name.
- Dates of service (as close as possible)
- Service number and/or Social Security Number
- Veterans Date of Birth
- Branch of Service
You may also request personnel records, medical records and service medals. The form you signed will have a bar code containing the information about your request which you can use to track the progress of your request with their courteous Customer Service Staff.
Online at: http://www.archives.gov/veterans/evetrecs/
Using the EVETRECS system if you have…
- An Internet connection
- Fax machine
- Fill out the form online
- Print the form
- Fax completed and signed form to National Records Center