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    Default Veterans, if you need copies of your DD-214's

    To all the veterans out there, if you need to get copies of your DD-214's for any reason, you start at this website. You will fill out the info, and print out two copies. One of the copies will be for you to print your name and sign it. Then you will mail that to St. Louis with in 30 days. I just thought I would pass it along.

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    It can take up to 10 working days just to pull your info. So please give enough time. I got an email back saying they got my signed copy, and that they sometimes have requests up to 20,000 service members to pull records for.
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    dude thanks for this info. This is very important info for anyone seeking to obtain a government job.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Firesole View Post
    dude thanks for this info. This is very important info for anyone seeking to obtain a government job.
    No problem bro. If I know something you will know something too.
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    I am going to do that as I lost my records except for my honorable discharge and my boot camp graduation yearbook .Thanks for the idea bro

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    Quote Originally Posted by CrunchTime View Post
    I am going to do that as I lost my records except for my honorable discharge and my boot camp graduation yearbook .Thanks for the idea bro
    roflamo. of all things NOT to lose....
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    Quote Originally Posted by texasPHINSfan View Post
    roflamo. of all things NOT to lose....
    Its a long story but my mother kept all of my documents including all of my newspaper article water skiing exploits and other things like my service record
    pictures of my youth ,gf etc and she put them in a trunk in the basement.

    During a very rainy period in florida...the basement flooded and everything in the trunk was soaked and ruined.I wasnt home at the time and it there were no copies...all originals .So it was as though my whole past didnt happen .

    Years later much to my surprise I find out that the yearbook was kept in another place.I had the honorable discharge with me .

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    I still have my little Johnny Oohrah book around here some where.
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    I didn't get a yearbook at basic training graduation....wtf?!

    I got a stupid video and a picture of my platoon ...(I was platoon guide..woooop tee dooo)

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    Quote Originally Posted by Firesole View Post
    I didn't get a yearbook at basic training graduation....wtf?!

    I got a stupid video and a picture of my platoon ...(I was platoon guide..woooop tee dooo)
    I mine as well of been a guide or squad leader. Every time they were getting thrashed in the squad bay I would walk by with a cheese eating grin, and would be right there with them.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Firesole View Post
    I didn't get a yearbook at basic training graduation....wtf?!

    I got a stupid video and a picture of my platoon ...(I was platoon guide..woooop tee dooo)
    you had to "order" it, it wasn't free.

    i did but only b/c like highschool yearbooks, i thought its just something you do... go through the motions. to this day i don't think i've ever even opened that damn book.
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    Wow what luck I came across this thread, my father was just saying the other day how he lost that form. thanks for the info John.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Baxter View Post
    Wow what luck I came across this thread, my father was just saying the other day how he lost that form. thanks for the info John.
    Glad to help bro. I hope dad is doing better.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Fin Fan In Cali View Post
    Glad to help bro. I hope dad is doing better.
    He is John, thanks again I really appreciate it. It was really weird how I had that conversation with him the other day then I stumbled across this thread on my favorite site. very lucky.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Fin Fan In Cali View Post
    To all the veterans out there, if you need to get copies of your DD-214's for any reason, you start at this website. You will fill out the info, and print out two copies. One of the copies will be for you to print your name and sign it. Then you will mail that to St. Louis with in 30 days. I just thought I would pass it along.eVetRecs: Request Copies of Veterans Military Personnel Records
    also John if any Fla. VFW Vets need to know about benifits or joining the the VFW go to [url=http://WWW.myfloridavfw.org if anyone needs to apply for VA benefits (medical-pension or other) feel free to PM me and I'll get them started in the right direction

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