1 Reply Latest reply on Mar 30, 2020 1:49 PM by Jason Atkinson

    Seeking my OMPF

    Nita Ortiz Newbie

      I am looking for my OMPF. How do I review my military records?

        • Re: Seeking my OMPF
          Jason Atkinson Navigator

          Dear Ms. Ortiz,

           

          Thank you for posting your request on History Hub!

           

          Official Military Personnel File (OMPF) are in the custody of NARA's National Personnel Records Center in St. Louis. In many cases where Army and Army Air Corps personnel records were destroyed in the 1973 fire, proof of service can be provided from other records such as morning reports, payrolls, and military orders, and a certificate of military service will be issued. Navy and Marine Corps OMPFs were not affected by the fire. Please complete a GSA Standard Form 180 and mail it to NARA's National Personnel Records Center, (Military Personnel Records), 1 Archives Drive, St. Louis, MO  63138-1002. Veterans can also use eVetRecs to request records. See eVetRecs Help for instructions. For more information see Request Military Service Records.

           

          Due to the coronavirus public health emergency, National Archives research rooms and museums are closed to the public until further notice and the National Personnel Records Center is servicing only urgent requests related to homeless veterans, medical emergencies, and funerals which may be faxed to 314-801-0764.  We thank you for your patience and look forward to resuming normal operations when the public health emergency has ended.

           

          We hope this information is helpful!