Military Records

Online Veterans and Military Documents

While most of our holdings are not online, a variety of military records, from photos to documents to searchable databases are available. Listed below are online collections of specific interest to veterans, their families and researchers. Additional online records may be found by searching the National Archives Catalog and Access to Archival Databases (AAD) systems.

Veterans' military service records and medical records are not online. However, veterans and next-of-kin can order copies of these records.
How to request military service records

Current Era and General Military Records

Vietnam Conflict Era


Korean War Era


World War II Era


World War I Era

Spanish-American War Era

Civil War Era


American Revolutionary War Era