9700 Page Blvd
St. Louis, MO 63132
Mon-Fri, 7:30am-3:45pm. Closed weekends and Federal holidays.
ACCESS AND USE:
The National Personnel Records Center, Military Personnel Records (NPRC-MPR) is the repository of millions of military personnel, health, and medical records of discharged and deceased veterans of all services during the 20th century. (Records prior to WWI are in Washington, DC.) NPRC (MPR) also stores medical treatment records of retirees from all services, as well as records for dependent and other persons treated at naval medical facilities. Information from the records is made available upon written request (with signature and date) to the extent allowed by law.
All requests must be in writing, signed and mailed. Requests for military personnel records or information from them cannot be accepted by e-mail at this time. The Privacy Act of 1974 (5 U.S.C. 552a) and Department of Defense directives require a written request, signed and dated, to access information from military personnel records. Our e-mail address should only be used only to request general information (hours of operations, procedures, and forms) or to submit compliments, complaints or concerns.
See http://www.archives.gov/st-louis/military-personnel/index.html†for more information.†
SPECIAL SERVICES AVAILABLE:
- Wheelchair access
GENERAL SCOPE AND CONTENTS:
The National Personnel Records Center, Military Personnel Records (NPRC-MPR) is the repository of millions of military personnel, health, and medical records of discharged and deceased veterans of all services during the 20th century.
- Army Organizational Records, (1945-1965), 30,000 cu. ft. Non-personnel-related Army records pertaining to administration and organization of field commands.
- Air Force Organizational Records, (1942-1965), 35,000 cubic feet. Non-personnel related Air Force and Army Air Force records relating to administration and organization of field commands.
- Army Personnel Records, (1912- ), 14,524,064 folders. Individual military personnel records of Army veterans.
- Navy Personnel Records, (1885- ), 22,517,167 folders. Individual military personnel records of Navy veterans.
- Air Force Personnel Records, (1947- ), 4,383,971 folders. Individual military personnel records of Air Force veterans.
- Marine Corps Personnel Records, (1905- ), 3,127,426 folders. Individual military personnel records of Marine veterans.
- Coast Guard Personnel Records, (1906- ), 659,170 folders. Individual military personnel records Coast Guard veterans.
- Army-Air Force Auxiliary Records, (1917- ), 30,059,536 folders. Variety of materials, such as pay records, discharge orders, etc., used to reconstruct information destroyed in 1973 fire.
- Holdings report on personnel records. Available upon request.
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