All Veterans are encouraged to enroll in the VA Health Care System. To begin the process, please complete an Application for Health Care Benefits. You can submit the form online, or you may print the form and mail it to us at:
You can also bring the form to the Dayton VA Medical Center. The Eligibility Office is located on the ground floor of Building 310 (Maroon Desk), phone (937) 262-2128.
Whether mailing or bringing your application, please include the following items —
The Department of Veterans Affairs does not maintain records of Veterans' military service, except as necessary for providing benefits from VA.
To obtain or amend a copy of your military service record and/or your Official Military Personnel File (DD-214, OMPFs), please visit the website for the Military Personnel Records Center (MPRC) in St. Louis, which is part of the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA). If you have been discharged from military service, your personnel files are stored at NARA, the official repository for records of military personnel who have been discharged from the U.S. Air Force, Army, Marine Corps, Navy and Coast Guard.
Please click here to visit the NARA website.
This site gives instructions to submit a SF 180 - Request Pertaining to Military Records. It also has links for:
NARA has an online document request service called eVetRecs which allows you to Request Copies of Military Personnel Records online. This system provides a customized order form to request information from your, or your relative's, military personnel records. Please click here to visit the eVetRecs website.
Questions about your military records may also be sent to:
National Personnel Records Center