In order to receive your Military Service Records/Medical Records or Medals and Awards, you should visit one of the following sites and update yourself on the information that is requested. Then download the correct form (SF-180). When completing the form fill in as much information as possible and if possible do not leave any lines blank.
Please note: All forms are in PDF format. This means that you will have to download *Adobe Acrobat Reader in order to read and print these files. You can access Adobe Acrobat Reader directly from any of the following sites that have the form SF-180. Adobe Acrobat Reader is a free download. The page setup is 8.5" X 14" This is equal to 'legal' size paper, please adjust your printer setup for this.
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National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) - http://www.nara.gov/
You may also
download the Form - SF-180 needed for the above referenced,
U. S. Department of Veterans Affairs