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Location of Navy Personnel Records

Status of Service Member or Veteran Location of Personnel Record Location of Health Record
Discharged, deceased, or retired (Enlisted):
before 1/1/1885

The National Archives's Old Military and Civil Records Branch (NWCTB-Military)
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Discharged, deceased, or retired (Officer):
before 1/1/1903

The National Archives's Old Military and Civil Records Branch (NWCTB-Military)
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Discharged, deceased, or retired (Enlisted):
1885 - 9/8/1939
Archival Program Division at the National Personnel Records Center (MPR)

National Personnel Records Center (NPRC-MPR)
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Discharged, deceased, or retired (Enlisted):
9/9/1939 - 1/30/1994

National Personnel Records Center (NPRC-MPR)
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National Personnel Records Center (NPRC-MPR)
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Discharged, deceased, or retired (Officer):
1/1/1903 - 1/30/1994

National Personnel Records Center (NPRC-MPR)
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National Personnel Records Center (NPRC-MPR)
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Discharged, deceased, or retired:
1/31/1994 - 12/31/1994

National Personnel Records Center (NPRC-MPR)
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Department of Veterans Affairs
Records Management Center
PO Box 5020
St Louis MO 63115-5020

314-538-4500
Discharged, deceased, or retired on or after:
1/1/1995

(note on Navy Records from 1995 on)
Navy Personnel Command (PERS-312D1)
5720 Integrity Drive
Millington, TN 38055-3120

Phone: 901-874-4885
Department of Veterans Affairs
Records Management Center
PO Box 5020
St Louis MO 63115-5020

314-538-4500
Active, reserve, or TDRL Navy Personnel Command (PERS-312D1)
5720 Integrity Drive
Millington, TN 38055-3120

Phone: 901-874-4885

 
Naval Reserve members NOT currently on active duty, including those in the Ready Reserve (SELRES/IRR) and Standby Reserves (USNR-S1/USNR-S2) Navy Personnel Command (PERS-312D1)
5720 Integrity Drive
Millington, TN 38055-3120

Phone:  901-874-4885
 
NOTE: Beginning in 1995, the United States Navy no longer retires military personnel records to the NPRC (MPR). For the conversion period between 1995 and 1997, either the NPRC or the Navy may hold the record, but it is recommended that all requests relating to Navy personnel discharged, deceased, or retired from 1995 to the present contact: Navy Personnel Command, PERS-312D1, 5720 Integrity Drive, Millington, TN 38055-3120.

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