Army National Guard of Indiana records
Hi, Does anyone know how I can access my grandfathers Army National Guard records? He served in Indiana but I'm not sure of the dates, most likely between 1935 - 1945. His name was Jon Donel DeVan. I believe he went to the Philippines where he contracted malaria. He survived and passed away in 1970. I tried contacting the Indiana Guards directly (no response), checked Ancestry.com, and Fold3 but could not find any information. Attached is a picture of him in his uniform. Any additional information is greatly appreciated!
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National Archives and Records Administration (NARA). They are the official repository for records of military personnel who have been discharged from the United States Air Force, Army, Marine Corps, Navy or Coast Guard.
All prior service members and veterans can request copies of their military service records from the National Archives veteran service records office. For any adjustments to your record, you will also have to contact your state office and request adjustment to your record.
If you have been discharged from the National Guard, NGB Forms, to include NGB Forms 22, and 23, submit a Standard Form (SF) 180 to the state headquarters and respective branch you were discharged from or that you served in. States are required by law, to maintain these records for 99 years.
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