Retirees can obtain medical/dental records through the VA or NARA

Nov 7, 2013 by

filesWASHINGTON — Retirees who retired after Sept. 1, 1992 may obtain one free copy of their original medical/dental records from the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Records Management Center (RMC). Retirees may request their records through their local VA office, online through eVetRecs at http://www.archives.gov/veterans/military-service-records, or by contacting VA RMC directly via written request or telephone to:

VA Records Management Center
P.O. Box 5020
St. Louis, MO 63115
Phone: (888) 533-4558

 

Retirees who retired prior to Sept. 1, 1992 must complete a Military Record Request Standard Form (SF) -180 to obtain their medical/dental records. These records are stored at the National Archives & Records Administration’s (NARA) National Personnel Records Center (NPRC). Retirees can obtain the SF-180 from NPRC and return it via U.S. mail, fax, or online to:

National Personnel Records Center

Military Personnel Records
1 Archives Drive
St. Louis, MO 63138
Fax: (314) 801-9195

URL: http://www.archives.gov/veterans/military-service-records/

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