DUE TO THE CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19)
PUBLIC HEALTH EMERGENCY ALL FEDERAL RECORDS CENTERS ARE CLOSED FOR ROUTINE
ACTION. THIS CLOSURE MAY AFFECT THE TIMELINESS OF NEW APPLICATIONS
RECEIVED. ALL CURRENT REQUESTS CONTINUE TO PROCESS TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT
POSSIBLE DURING THIS PUBLIC HEALTH EMERGENCY.
IF YOUR APPLICATION IS AFFECTED BY THIS PROCESS, YOUR APPLICATION
WILL BE CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. ONCE FEDERAL RECORDS CENTERS’
OPERATIONS RESUME, YOUR APPLICATION WILL BE OPENED AND YOU WILL BE MAILED YOUR
APPLICATION (DOCKET) NUMBER.
In an joint effort, the Department of Veterans Affairs and the Department of Defense partnered to provide step-by-step instructions on how to request a discharge upgrade. Simply click the following link to step through a series of questions which will lead you to the appropriate form and provide instructions on how to apply to the proper board to request a discharge upgrade.
www.vets.gov/discharge-upgrade-instructions. Additional information on discharge upgrades and other correction of records topics may be found on the