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Locating Members of the U.S. Military Service

Posted by Writing PIs on October 19, 2009


Today we’re posting a few links for helping writers and others locate members of the U.S. military service:

Access to Military Records by the General Public, including genealogists who are not next-of-kin:

Air Force Freedom of Information Act: plane

Department of the Navy, Freedom of Information Act Office:

United States Marine Corps Freedom of Information Act Online:

Service Members Civil Relief Act:

Air Reserve Personnel Center:

Have a great week, everyone.  Writing PIs

2 Responses to “Locating Members of the U.S. Military Service”

  1. Ali said

    Do any of these sites help you locate a retired Army personnel?

    • writingpis said

      Our searches have always been for those who are active in the military, so to our best belief, someone who’s retired wouldn’t have to register/record their contact information with the federal government. Or, if it is registered, it’d be protected information.

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