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National Archives And Searching Also Hire A Researcher


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Hello All,

Though I have not had much success at the National Archives searching for Documents(because of secrecy issues) there is another service and that is Hiring a Researcher. I have talked to one for the purpose of trying to get records and specific DA forms and DD forms and the initial cost will usually start around 35-50 per hour and a minimum of 5-6 hours so there is some expense. The main advantage is that most are court certified , meaning their study request is admissable in court and their research usually goes beyond what the Veteran is able to do on his or her own.

I would like to also say that some records will not be released due to their security clearance position for our nation. I hope this will help one of our Veterans and the Main site is also in this URL. As always ....NEVER GIVE UP. God Bless, C.C.

http://www.archives....arch/hire-help/

http://www.archives.gov/

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Thanks Captain. I may hire a reseacher just for my own satisfaction. When I appealed to BCMR about my discharge and some medals I thought I should have gotten the BCMR implied that my duty in Vietnam was sort of like a vacation at a tropical resort.

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