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My father is 88 and has dementia, so i am trying to find out…

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My father is 88...

My father is 88 and has dementia, so i am trying to find out if he was dishonorably dischaged.

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Submitted: 4 months ago.Category: Military Law
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Military Lawyer: Kristofher Beralo,
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Hello, How are you? I am an attorney who has been in the military for over 15+ years and I would love to help you with your question. What you are seeking for is a document called a DD-214, this will show whether or not your father was dishonorably discharged.

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Military Lawyer: Kristofher Beralo,
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There are two way to getting a DD-214:

  1. Electronic method. going to eVetRecs
  2. Paper method. By mailing or faxing a form called SF-180.

Since your father is still alive and have dementia, you may need to have a power of attorney to request his records. You will need to attach some additional information along with the SF-180. These information are his Social Security Number, branch of service, date of service, date of birth, and his complete name.

I hope I have answered your question.

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