FOIA Request


In order to obtain North Dakota Army National Guard records, your request must be processed in accordance with The Freedom of Information Act (5 USC 552) and The Privacy Act (5 USC 552a). For more information please go to 5 U.S.C. § 552 or you can request information through FOIA by

The Privacy Act of 1974 (5 U.S.C. 552a) requires that all requests for military/personnel records be submitted in writing. A Standard (SF) Form 180 must be completed and signed and dated by the veteran or next of kin of a deceased veteran. Others requesting information from military personnel/health records must have the release authorization in Section III of the SF 180 signed by the member or legal guardian. These forms can be found online at the National Archives & Records Administration site. Employers and others needing proof of military service are expected to accept the information shown on documents issued by the military service departments at the time a service member is separated.

Written requests for military records will be mailed to:

P.O. Box 5511
Bismarck, ND 58506-5511