Before we start researching your veteran or obtaining materials from the Archives, there are a few steps you need to take. Below, you can find step-by-step instructions detailing how to begin with Footsteps Researchers!
Step 1: Take a look at the archival materials we provide.
Step 2: Gather all information on your veteran.
- Full Name:
- Date + Place of Birth
- Date + Place of Death
- Service Number (if available)
- Military Unit (if available)
- Copy of discharge paper (if available)
Step 3: Send us an email with the information at firstname.lastname@example.org