ORB – Oregonian Research Blog

October 23, 2007

Filed under: FOIA,military,personnel records center — Lynne @ 6:09 pm

National Personnel Records Center Opens more than Six Million New Military Personnel Files

“The National Personnel Records Center (NPRC website) will open for the first time all of the individual Official Military Personnel Files (OMPFs) of Army, Army Air Corps, Army Air Forces, Navy, Marine Corps and Coast Guard military personnel who served and were discharged, retired or died while in the service, prior to 1946. Collectively, these files comprise more than six million records. This is the second step in the progressive opening of the entire paper and microfiche OMPF collection of over 57 million individual files. Additional military personnel records will be made available to the public each year through 2067 until the entire collection is opened.”
From beSpacific

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