Record your DD-214 (Military Discharge)
DD-214's can be recorded through this office and certified copies issued to a veteran at no cost.
Did you know that it can take up to twelve weeks or longer to obtain a copy of your discharge from the VA? You can avoid the long wait by recording your discharge. Here are just a few of the many benefits of having your DD-214 recorded.
- When filing for social security benefits, veterans may receive an increase in their monthly benefit by providing a certified copy of their DD-214.
- It will help your family to obtain veteran's benefits upon your death.
- The Discharge is the key to unlocking federal veteran's benefits. In order to apply for a federal veteran's benefit, you must provide a certified copy of the discharge to establish your eligibility to the benefit you seek.
- In WI, a discharge is considered a confidential document. It is not accessable by the public. Your privacy and identity are secured. This is not the law in all states.