Trouble Obtaining a DD Form 214

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  1. Boilerman

    Boilerman New Member

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    I am trying to obtain a replacement copy of my DD Form 214, and the National Archives claims that they have no record of me. I attended USAFA from 1988 to 1990, and received an honorable discharge. I have my discharge orders, transcripts, and other documentation that shows I attended, but I'm missing the DD214.

    Does anyone know where service records for cadets are kept, if not at the National Archives? I tried the Total Force Service Center, but they only have records since 2004.

    Thanks in advance for whatever help is provided.
     
  2. dadkone

    dadkone Member

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    No Records

    I can't help you obtain a copy of your DD 214: BUT -- I can commiserate. I served as a Lt., USAF, on active duty 1953-l954. I requested my records as well some years later. I was advised that due to a fire in St. Louis, MO., they had no record of me whatsoever. Although I yet have my separation card (worn out) and my DD 214, but unbelievably, there is no official record that I'm aware of that I ever served on active duty. I feel like Mr. Cellophane.
     
  3. flieger83

    flieger83 Super Moderator Moderator

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    Did you contact USAFA, the office of admissions? They should have a record or it might be with the registrar...but someone will have a record.

    That would be the first place I would go.

    Student Academic Affairs and Academy Registrar
    U.S. Air Force Academy
    Suite 2G13
    2354 Fairchild Dr.
    USAF Academy, CO
    80840-6210
    DFR.CustomerService@usafa.edu
    (719) 333-3970
    Fax: (719) 333-6650

    Steve
    USAFA ALO
    USAFA '83
     
  4. LineInTheSand

    LineInTheSand USCGA 2006

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    My big fear....losing my DD 214....and the travel claim I have to file after my final move.


    Good luck!
     
  5. LineInTheSand

    LineInTheSand USCGA 2006

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    Haha, no certainly didn't want to hear that. I'll have my Yeoman's number on speed dial!
     

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