Steps for research in United States Military Records

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1. Determine if your ancestor could have served in a war.  See the [[Ages_of_Servicemen_in_Wars|Ages of Servicemen]] chart.
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2. Determine if you have enough information to find your ancestor in military records.
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 1. Determine if your ancestor could have served in a war.  See the [[Ages of Servicemen in Wars|Ages of Servicemen]] chart.  
  
3. Select a record search.
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2. Determine if you have enough information to find your ancestor in military records.  
  
4. Find your ancestor's name in the record.
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3. Select a record search.  
  
5. Copy the information.
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4. Find your ancestor's name in the record.  
  
6. Analyze the information you obtain from the record.
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5. Copy the information.
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6. Analyze the information you obtain from the record.  
  
 
7. Use the information. 
 
7. Use the information. 

Revision as of 16:39, 22 August 2008

Portal:United States Military Records

 1. Determine if your ancestor could have served in a war.  See the Ages of Servicemen chart.

2. Determine if you have enough information to find your ancestor in military records.

3. Select a record search.

4. Find your ancestor's name in the record.

5. Copy the information.

6. Analyze the information you obtain from the record.

7. Use the information.