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Request Correction of Military Records

Published: 08/23/21 | Updated: 08/23/21

If you believe you are the victim of an error or injustice which affects your military record, you may apply for a correction of military records by completing and submitting a DD Form 149, Application for correction of military record. A few examples of records that may be corrected are: administrative information, pay and allowances, decorations and awards, performance evaluations and derogatory information, disabilities, promotions and rank, and discharge and separation.

Submit your completed DD Form 149 to the appropriate address on page 2 of the form.

Link: https://www.esd.whs.mil/Portals/54/Documents/DD/forms/dd/dd0149.pdf

If you received a decision from the corrections review board and you do not agree with it, please write the board and explain your reasoning. Reference the appropriate address on page 2 of DD Form 149. If you would like to check the status of your request, contact the Board directly:

Contact information for each board is listed below and on the back of DD Form 149:

U.S. Army Review Boards Agency
251 18th Street South, Ste. 385
Arlington, VA 22202-3531
Website: http://arba.army.pentagon.mil/

U.S. Navy and U.S. Marine Corps Board for Correction of Naval Records
701 S. Courthouse Road, Building 12, Suite 1001
Arlington, VA 22204-2490
Phone: (703) 604-6884/(703) 604-6885
Website: https://www.secnav.navy.mil/mra/bcnr/Pages/default.aspx

U.S. Air Force Board for Correction of Air Force Records
Website:  https://afrba-portal.cce.af.mil/#board-info/bcmr/navbar

U.S. Coast Guard Department of Homeland Security
Office of the General Counsel Board for Correction of Military Records
245 Murray Lane, Stop 0485
Washington, DC 20528-0485
Phone: (202) 477-4099
Website: https://www.uscg.mil/Resources/Legal/BCMR/