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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.






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The United States Navy's Board for Correction of Naval Records (BCNR) is committed to providing current and former Navy and Marine Corps members the highest level of administrative review within the Navy to correct errors or injustices to their records.

 

Are you a veteran requesting an upgrade to your discharge?

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 FAQ Page.

 

For additional information on the following topics, please select the appropriate links below:

The Defense Department announced a renewed effort to ensure veterans are aware of
the opportunity to have their discharges and military records reviewed.