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National Archives provides special access to records for veterans impacted by Hurricanes
Press Release · Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Washington, DC

While flooding and damage caused by hurricanes continues to devastate communities, the National Personnel Records Center is providing special help to veterans impacted by the storm. 

If you were impacted by a hurricane and need priority service to ​obtain or replace proof of U.S. military service, please contact the National Archives National Personnel Records Center:

ONLINE:  https://vetrecs.archives.gov/VeteranRequest/home.html
​*** Include the word “Hurricane” in the "Comments" section of eVetRecs

By PHONE:
Call 314-801-0800​, Monday-Friday, between ​​7 a.m. - 5 p.m., CST 
(Closed weekends and Federal holidays)
​Please note:  due to ​high call volume, hold times ​can be long.
*** Mention "Hurricane" at the start of the call

By FAX:
Fax your SF-180 form to 314-801-0927  
*** Include the word “Hurricane” in the in the "Purpose" section of form

For more information about information needed to request military personnel records, visit the NPRC website.

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