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I put in a FOIA request for my C-file back in March 2015.  

I expected to get a box or large envelope of documents.  

Instead this is what I received Friday.  The CD is PDF and searchable, which I like.  

However, I am still missing service records from Desert Storm so maybe VA doesn't have them.

Can anyone tell me another route to get them?

 

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Hey, that will be easier for searching records.

C-file is med records I believe.

You can get you service records online through eBenefits or myHealthyvet, not sure which one or both.

You can also get them from Army G1 website.  That is where I got mine.

That is where your record goes in the Army, not sure about Navy.

Good luck,

Hamslice

 

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One of the problems veterans had with desert storm was that some of the units destroyed records rather than ship them back.

I really hope, 57d, that it didn't happen to you.

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52D,

Request your Service Records through NARA here http://www.archives.gov/veterans/military-service-records/

if you are still missing records, then I would start to contact old buddies see who has what from when, get notarized copies and if all else fails for anything you need comp related, I would obtain information relating to the destruction of your records and submit that along with sworn declarations from buddies to show 1) yes the records were destroyed, 2) X happened to you.

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