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Every person that has served in a branch of the military receives a separation document known as a DD-214.
For a VA home loan, you'll need a certificate of eligibility from the VA stating that you're eligible for the loan. You can get that document on the VA website at http://www.benefits.va.gov/homeloans/purchaseco_certificate.asp
This is the document every lender will want to see if you are seeking a VA loan. I'm familiar with that process having recently gone through it.
You'll also likely need a copy of your DD-214. If you cannot locate your DD-214, I can assist you in determining how to get a copy of you tell me which branch of the military you served.
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