Next of Kin Search: Step One
The first step to look for information about a next of kin is to fill out Military Records Request "Standard Form 180"; from the National Archives & Records Administration: National Military Personnel Records Center
Download from their web site:
The charge has been free to DIRECT next of kin. In the 1970's a portion of their files burnt with a warehouse, but recent discoverys found a duplicate set of files for the bulk of the losses.
If you had no success in the past with this source, try them now!
Edited by David Aiken on Dec. 11 2010,12:59
David Aiken, a Director
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