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How do I find someone who was a Marine?

How do I find someone who was a Marine?

How to Locate U.S. Military Personnel and Veterans

  1. By phone at 1-877-272-7337.
  2. Through an online request (You’ll first need to create an account.)
  3. Using its Hero Care app on your mobile device.

How do I find my Marine records?

A former Marine may request a copy of his/her records directly from the National Personnel Records Center (NPRC) by writing:

  1. National Personnel Records Center. 1 Archives Drive.
  2. Director. Navy Personnel Command Pers-312D2.
  3. Headquarters US Marine Corps.
  4. Department of Veterans Affairs.

Are there Marines in Oregon?

There are no Marine Corps bases in Oregon.

Can you look up if someone was a Marine?

National Personnel Records Center You may check the status of your request by using the Online Status Update Request form. You may also contact the NPRC directly through a toll free phone number: 1-866-272-6272. The National Personnel Records Center is open Monday through Friday, 8 am to 4 pm, CST.

Are marine records public?

Access to Records, Information for the General Public: Without the consent of the veteran or next-of-kin, the National Personnel Records Center (NPRC) can only release limited information from the Official Military Personnel File (OMPF) to the general public.

Where are the records of the Coast Guard?

Coast Guard Research by War or Conflict The National Archives holds Federal military service records from the Revolutionary War to 1912 in the National Archives in Washington, D.C. Military service records from WWI – present are held in the National Military Personnel Records Center (NPRC), in St. Louis, Missouri. See details of holdings.

Where can I find the Marine Corps muster rolls?

Related Records: National Archives maintains security copy of microfilm of muster rolls, 1893-1953 (4,074 rolls). Reference copy available only at Marine Corps Historical Center, Washington Navy Yard, Washington, DC. Muster rolls for 1945-53 exist only on microfilm.

What are the classified records of the Marine Corps?

Security-Classified Records: This record group may include material that is security-classified. Record copies of publications of the U.S. Marine Corps in RG 287, Publications of the U.S. Government. General Records of the Department of the Navy, 1798-1947, RG 80. General Records of the Department of the Navy, 1947- , RG 428.

What are the functions of the Marine Corps?

Functions: Provides amphibious forces for service with the fleet and conducts land operations essential to a naval campaign. Provides detachments to serve on naval ships, to protect property of naval activities, and to maintain security at U.S. diplomatic missions abroad.

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