Under Title 10 United States Code Section 1552, Active Duty and Reserve Component Service members, Coast Guard, former Service members, their lawful or legal representatives, spouses of former Service members on issues of Survivor Benefit Program (SBP) benefits, and civilian employees with respect to military records other than those related to civilian employment, who feel that they have suffered an injustice as a result of error or injustice in military records may apply to their respective Boards for Correction of Military Records (BCMR) for a correction of their military records. These Boards are the highest level appellate review authority in the military. The information collected is needed to provide the Boards the basic data needed to process and act on the request.

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DD Form 149

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How To Submit Your Application

When you have completed the application, print, sign, and email or fax your application directly to BCNR, or mail it to the appropriate address indicated on DD Form 149.
Email: BCNR_Application@navy.mil (This email address is only for use to submit an application, and is not warranted for any other use.)
Fax: 703-604-3437 Attn: BCNR Applications
Mail: Board for Correction of Naval Records, 701 S. Courthouse Road, Suite 1001, Arlington, VA 22204-2490

In accordance with the Deputy Secretary of Defense Memo dated August 14, 2014 and U.S. Department of Homeland Security. The Board for Correction of Naval Records (BCNR) cannot support the use of Universal Serial Bus (USB) and similar devices. These devices have the capability to transmit or receive data and put the government at risk for unauthorized access to databases and corruption of files. You may submit scanned copies of your DD149 and supporting documents to BCNR_Application@navy.mil or mail paper copies or compact disc (CD) to Board for Correction of Naval Records, 701 S. Courthouse Road, Suite 1001, Arlington, VA 22204-2490.