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How to Locate active duty military personnel

The Air Force Personnel Center provides information about locating military personnel currently serving in the United States Air Force (USAF) through the Air Force Worldwide Locator.

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Each military service has an office which deals with the world-wide location of active service personnel

Obtaining Military Personnel Records
Individual military departments, including the Air Force, do not maintain files or records pertaining to individuals no longer on active duty. When an individual is separated from military service (because of retirement, discharge from active duty, or death), his/her Field Personnel File (containing all military and health records) is forwarded for storage to the National Personnel Records Center (Military). The Records Center is under the jurisdiction of the National Archives and Records Administration of the United States Government.

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Air Force Seal
Air Force Shoulder Sleeve Insignia, WWII
Blue Air Force uniform
Chiefs of Staff Reading List
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Locate active duty military personnel
Locate the grave of military personnel buried overseas
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Missing Aircrew Reports from WWII
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Words to High Flight
Words to the Air Force Song

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