Marty O'Brien's Casualty Book

Appendix III

 

ADDRESSES

DEFENSE

Department of Defense
Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense
Defense Prisoner of War/Missing in Action Office
2400 Defense Pentagon
Washington, DC 20301-2400

Washington Headquarters Services
Directorate for Information Operations and Reports
1215 Jefferson Davis Highway, Suite 1204
Arlington, VA 22202-4302

RAND
National Defense Research Institute
1700 Main Street
P.O. Box 2138
Santa Monica, CA 90407-2138

Defense Intelligence Agency
Special Office for POW/MIA
Washington, D.C. 20340


STATE

Office of Citizen Counsular Services
CA/OCS/CCSS/EAP
Department of State
2201 C Street, NW
Washington, DC 20520


ARMY

Department of the Army
Total Army Personnel Command
TAPC-PED-P
2461 Eisenhower Ave.
Alexandria, VA 22331-0482

Department of the Army
Total Army Personnel Command
TAPC-ALP-A (FOIA)
200 Stovall Avenue
Alexandria, VA 22332-0405

Department of the Army
Office of the Surgeon General
5109 Leesburg Pike
Falls Church, VA 22041-3258

Central Identification Laboratory
(CILHI)
Casualty Data Office
310 Worcester Ave.
Hickham AFB, HI 96853-5530

Headquarters
Eight United States Army
APO AP 96205-0009


NAVY

Department of the Navy
Casualty Assistance Branch
(PERS-663P)
2 Navy Annex
Washington, DC 20370-6630

Commandant of the Marine Corps
(MHP-10)
Hq United States Marine Corps
2 Navy Annex
Washington, DC 20380-1775


AIR FORCE

Department of the Air Force
Hq AFSVA/SVOM
9504 1H36 North Suite 320
San Antonio, TX 78233-6635


AGENCIES

The American Battle Monuments Commission
Courthouse Plaza II, Suite 500
2300 Clarendon Boulevard
Arlington, VA 22201

National Archives at College Park
8601 Adelphi Road
College Park, MD 20740-60001


VETERANS

Korean War Veterans Association, Inc.
P.O. Box 10806
Arlington, VA 22210


The Korean/Cold War Family Association
of the Missing
Attn: Ann Bakkensen, Secretary
1141 SW Mitchell Lane
Portland, OR 97201-2822

C. David Benbow
DMZ Veterans
P.O. Drawer 432
Statesville, ND 28687-0432


INDIVIDUAL DECEASED PERSONNEL FILES

Pursuant to the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) and the Privacy Act, a family member may now request an Individual Deceased Personnel File (IDPF/293 File) from the Department of the Army. Files are available for the following categories:

  1. World War II - all branches (Army, Army Air Corps, Navy and Marine Corps)

  2. Korean War - Army only

  3. Vietnam War - Army only

As a minimum, your request should contain the deceased person’s full name, date of birth, date of death, service number, branch of service and whether he/she was a World War II, Korean War or Vietnam War casualty.

The Army does not have copies of World War I files. Those files, which also are known as "Cemeterial Files," have been turned over to the National Archives. Archives also has files for all branches (Army, Army Air, Navy and Marine) and "Civilians with the Forces" contained in Stack 11W, available for reading in a designated reading room. Archives also has information related to Civil War military service.

For information regarding burial at sea, contact Navy Mortuary Affairs, P.O. Box 886999, Great Lakes, IL 60088. There may be costs incurred for which the requester may be responsible.

Caution: Files may contain stark reality of the horrors of war and death. They are mortuary and medical records and may be very painful to read.


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