By phone at 1-877-272-7337
Đang chơi bàiThrough an (You’ll first need to .)
Get Help Contacting Navy, Marine, and Air Force Service Members
Three service branches provide military personnel locator services:
- Scroll down to "Miscellaneous" and select "Personal Locator."
Đang chơi bài - Scroll down to "How do I find a friend or family member in the Navy?"
Đang chơi bàiYou may need to provide the military member's Social Security number for the locator to help you. If they find the member, they'll forward your request to them. Each locator has its own requirements.
The U.S. Army and the U.S. Coast Guard no longer provide military locator services.
Verify Military Service
You may be able to . You will need their Social Security number and/or date of birth.
Watch Out for Romance Scammers
Beware of people pretending to be military members on social media and dating websites. These scammers will try to get in an online relationship with you. Then they’ll ask for money for fake service-related needs, like travel costs or medical fees.
Get Help Contacting a Veteran
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) may be able to put you in touch with a veteran. The if they have his or her current address on file.
Đang chơi bàiWrite your message to your friend and place it in an unsealed, stamped envelope.
Đang chơi bàiInclude a note to the VA explaining who you’re trying to reach. Add as much identifying information as you have.
Put all of this in another envelope and address it to the nearest .
You can also find a list of .using the Military Installations site. The site lists units under the:
Department of Defense (DOD)
U.S. Air Force
Đang chơi bàiU.S. Marine Corps
DOD Service Branches
Find contacts for the DOD service branches:
Check this Department of Defense listing to find information about DOD sub-agencies, including the:
U.S. Coast Guard
Military Academies and Colleges
Đang chơi bàiFind locations and information for the, you must follow that country's rules. The country may forbid certain foods, entertainment products, and toiletries from entering.
These include the prohibitions and restrictions on mailed items to that country. They also provide the types of mailing services available for that country, such as Global Express, Priority Mail International, and First-Class Mail International.
Find more information in the .
Đang chơi bàiIf you don’t have the member’s current mailing address:
Get help locating a military member.
Đang chơi bàiContact the where the member is serving.
Contact the .
Sending Care Packages
Đang chơi bàiTo send care packages:
You need the service member’s name and address.
You can’t mail packages to an anonymous deployed service member.
You can get ideas and tips about .
Đang chơi bàiYou can take part in the American Red Cross program through your .
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Đang chơi bàiLast Updated: September 23, 2020