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How to Get Military Medical Records

Watch more How to Find Public Records & Legal Documents videos: Subscribe to Howcast's YouTube Channel - Get military medical records if you're a veteran, a vet's next-of-kin, or a member of the general public Howcast uploads the highest quality how-to videos daily! Be sure to check out our playlists for guides that interest you: Subscribe to Howcast's other YouTube Channels: Howcast Health Channel - Howcast Video Games Channel - Howcast Tech Channel - Howcast Food Channel - Howcast Arts & Recreation Channel - Howcast Sports & Fitness Channel - Howcast Personal Care & Style Channel - Howcast empowers people with engaging, useful how-to information wherever, whenever they need to know how. Emphasizing high-quality instructional videos, Howcast brings you experts who provide accurate information in easy-to-follow tutorials on everything from makeup, hairstyling, nail art design, and soccer to parkour, skateboarding, dancing, kissing, and much, much more. Step 1: Use the eVetRecs online database Use the eVetRecs online database to request military medical records copies. Only vets, deceased vets' next-of-kin, or authorized reps are allowed access. Tip Next-of-kin includes sons, daughters, parents, brothers, sisters, and unremarried widows or widowers. Step 2: Request medical records through the VA Request post-1992 medical records from the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) for next-of-kin. Call 800-827-1000 toll-free. Tip Most military medical records from before 1992 are kept by the National Personnel Service Center. Step 3: Get authorization from the vet Get the vet's or vet's next-of-kin's signed authorization for general public access. See a sample authorization form at the National Personal Records Center website. Step 4: File a request to reconstruct medical data File a request (NA Form 13055) for access to any info needed to reconstruct medical data destroyed in the 1973 fire. Step 5: Get Standard Form 180 at the NPRC website Get Standard Form 180 at the NPRC website for a general public inquiry. Print, fill out, and mail it to request available records. Step 6: Hire a researcher specializing in military records Hire a researcher specializing in military records for more complicated searches. See the list of researchers for hire at the National Archives website. Did You Know? Individual Confederate States of America Civil War military records can be found at the U.S. National Archives.
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