Military Certificates

Military Records

HOW CAN YOU OBTAIN A COPY OF A DD2-14(MILITARY DISCHARGE CERTIFICATE)?

You may obtain a copy of a DD2-14 either in person or by requesting it by mail. In person, please stop by our office at 121 E. Washington Street, Pittsfield, IL during normal business hours. By mail, please download and print our Military Certificate Application Form, complete and return to our office at 121 E Washington Street, Pittsfield, IL 62363, along with a copy of the requestors government issued photo ID, payment of the applicable processing fee, and a self-addressed, stamped envelope. The following information will be required if you are requesting the Birth Certificate by mail or in person:

  • The name on record
  • The date of birth of the person on record
  • The approximate date of dishcarge of the person on record

WHO MAY OBTAIN A COPY OF A DD2-14(MILITARY DISCHARGE CERTIFICATE)?

Certified military discharge certificates, may only be obtained by the person named on record, named person’s dependent, county veterans’ service officer, representative of the Department of Veterans’ Affairs, or a person with notarized, written authorization from named person or named person’s dependent.

What is required before you can obtain a copy of a military discharge certificate?

A government issued picture ID (Drivers License, State ID Card). If your request is by mail, send a copy of your ID.