Requesting Military Records Online

Veterans and active duty personnel can request copies of service records online.

The website of the National Archives and Records Administration is http://www.archives.gov/veterans/military-service-records/

This site gives instructions to submit a SF 180 - Request Pertaining to Military Records. It also has links for:

  • Personnel Files (OMPFs)
  • Request Service Records or Proof of Military Service
  • Locations of Military Service Records
  • Medical and Health Records
  • Correcting Service Records and Discharges
  • Replacement Medals and Awards
  • Military Service Records at the National Personnel Records Center's Archival Research Room

NARA has an online document request service called eVetRecs which allows you to Request Copies of Military Personnel Records online. This system provides a customized order form to request information from your, or your relative's, military personnel records. To utilize this system, you will need to leave the VA website and go to: http://www.archives.gov/veterans/evetrecs/index.html

Questions about your military records may also be sent to:
National Personnel Records Center
Military Personnel Records Center
9700 Page Boulevard
St. Louis, MO 63132-5100