How to Find Out If Someone Served in the Military?
To find out if someone served in the military you can ask them to show you their DD-214 form. You can also submit a SF-180 to the National Archives in St. Louis, Missouri. You can download the SF-180 from the Archives Gov website.
There are official personnel offices and service locators for every branch of the U.S. military and civilians are permitted to inquire to these offices for information. These offices are not permitted to provide lists or to release the home address or...