Veterans Directories and Locators from other Organizations
- Interactive Vietnam War Memorial.
- Selected Veterans Service Organizations.
- Directory of Veterans Service Organizations.
- VetFriends.com (fee required for locator services)
- Military Connections.
- 1 How do I find someone who served in Vietnam?
- 2 How do I find a Vietnam veteran name?
- 3 How can I find out where my father served in Vietnam?
- 4 How can I find a veteran friend?
- 5 Can you look up Vietnam veterans?
- 6 How can I find my grandfather’s service record?
- 7 How do I find someone who was in the military?
- 8 How do I find someone that was in the military?
- 9 How can I find out if someone was a veteran?
- 10 How do I get a deceased relative’s military records?
- 11 How do I verify a service in Vietnam?
- 12 Does the military keep pictures on file?
- 13 What is VetFriends?
- 14 How do I find a former US Marine?
- 15 How do I find my old Navy friends?
How do I find someone who served in Vietnam?
Vietnam War Indexes and Records on the Internet
- Interactive Vietnam Veterans Memorial at Fold3 (free) you can search for names and view images from the wall; you can also leave tributes.
- Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall Website includes a searchable database of names on the wall.
How do I find a Vietnam veteran name?
The National Park Service offers these steps for locating a name:
- Look up the name in the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Directory of Names.
- Note the panel and line number for the name listed.
- Locate the corresponding panel at the Memorial.
- Locate the line on which the name is inscribed.
How can I find out where my father served in Vietnam?
I sent to the National Archives’ National Personnel Records Center for my dad’s DD 214, or discharge document. It has basic info including when he entered and left service, and rank at entry and discharge. Veterans and their next of kin can request their military personnel records at no charge.
How can I find a veteran friend?
A better way to locate your old friends is to search for a Facebook group for your old duty station. There are Facebook groups for current and former military bases, units and ships, as well as groups related to serving at those commands.
Can you look up Vietnam veterans?
The Interactive Vietnam War Memorial from Footnote.com enables visitors to search the Wall for people they know and pay tribute by adding photos, comments and stories of those who lost their lives during the Vietnam conflict.
How can I find my grandfather’s service record?
You can request your military records in any of these ways:
- Mail or fax a Request Pertaining to Military Records (Standard Form SF 180) to the National Personnel Records Center (NPRC).
- Write a letter to the NPRC.
- Visit the NPRC in person.
- Contact your state or county Veterans agency.
- Hire an independent researcher.
How do I find someone who was in the military?
The quickest way to find someone in the military is to visit the official Servicemembers Civil Relief Act website. The form can be used to request a certificate that verifies active duty status on a specified date.
How do I find someone that was in the military?
How to Locate U.S. Military Personnel and Veterans
- By phone at 1-877-272-7337.
- Through an online request (You’ll first need to create an account.)
- Using its Hero Care app on your mobile device.
How can I find out if someone was a veteran?
Another way to find out if someone is a veteran or not is to ask him or her for a copy of their DD-214. The DD Form 214, or DD-214, is a Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty. It is provided to every service member of the U.S. Military upon discharge.
How do I get a deceased relative’s military records?
If you are a veteran or next-of-kin of a deceased veteran, you may now use vetrecs.archives.gov to order a copy of your military records. For all others, your request is best made using a Standard Form 180. It includes complete instructions for preparing and submitting requests.
How do I verify a service in Vietnam?
To verify service in the RVN, review the veteran’s DD Form 214, Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty, to determine if appropriate service, such as “Foreign Service: Republic of Vietnam,” is shown.
Does the military keep pictures on file?
Military records can be valuable resources in personal and genealogical research. These records include: military personnel service records. textual documents including unit reports and rosters; maps and plans; photographs; posters; motion pictures and sound recordings; and electronic records.
What is VetFriends?
VetFriends.com | Military Buddy Finder & Online Military Store. Sign up to receive our newsletter regarding Veterans, Reunions, Military, Veteran Benefits, Military Pictures, Jokes, Military History, Military Catalog, Sales, Discounts & more.
How do I find a former US Marine?
Former Marines and Photos Service information on former Marines is held at the National Archives and Records Administration and the National Personnel Records Center. To obtain service records, please write to the proper agency.
The Navybuddies.com Crew List allows former and current sailors to submit their contact information so that old shipmates can find each other. Each command has its own Crew List, listing all people that already registered for the respective command.