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A few years ago I requested a copy of my medical records. All I recieved was about 10-12 of routine documents nothing specific like examinations etc. I sent a couple of requests asking for the rest of my records and I never recieved them and got a couple of "we will send them to you later". I am now desperate for my records. I served during 73 to 76. Is there anything I can do? Or is this going to far back now. :)

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Lost,

Welcome to Hadit.

I am moving your topic to the Claims/Benefits Research Forum.

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Welcome to Hadit

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If I were you I would contact my Congresssman/woman, and send them copy of the last letter from VA and ask them to assist you in getting these records since it has been years.

Also do you have a copy of your C file? You should ask for that too.

Your military med recs would be available from NARA - the National Archives web site via a SF 180 ( most Vet reps would have that form and I think t is on the VA web site too.

Have you applied for SSA? The records could be there at SSA office.

What specifics do you need from the med recs-what are you claiming - maybe we can help more with more info.

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A few years ago I requested a copy of my medical records. All I recieved was about 10-12 of routine documents nothing specific like examinations etc. I sent a couple of requests asking for the rest of my records and I never recieved them and got a couple of "we will send them to you later". I am now desperate for my records. I served during 73 to 76. Is there anything I can do? Or is this going to far back now. :rolleyes:

Where, a few years ago, did you send your request for your records?

Where did you send your follow-up requests?

Let me know and I'll try to "walk-you-through" the remainder of the options that you have left open to you to acquire your records.

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Have you ever filed a claim with the Veterans Administration before. If you have, wether granted or denied they should have a copy of your medical records. Otherwise, you can request a copy from www.vetrecs.archives.gov.

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