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​Maryland Army/Air National Guard Military Service Records

*NOTICE FOR AIR GUARD MEMBERS: Any Air National Guard member discharged from 2019 to present are being directed to contact ARPC at 1-800-525-0102 to request copies of service records and to ensure the mailing address of the member is correct and up to date. This office will only have Maryland Air National Guard service records from 2018 and earlier. Since going digital with myFSS ( the Air Force is no longer providing copies of service records to this state office and we will be unable to assist as we have in the past for members of the Maryland Air National Guard.

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If you were a member of any other branch of service besides the Maryland Army/Air National Guard, you will need to contact your respective service as this office only retains and maintains records for the Maryland Army/Air National Guard.

  • ​For Army Reserves please contact #1-888-276-9472 or at:     ​
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  • ​​For Air Force Reserves please contact #1-800-525-0102 or at:
                                                                                                  HQ ARPC/DPPE
                                                                                                  6760 E. Irvington Place​                            
                                                                                                                                    Denver, CO 80280-4000           

  • For Air Force Personnel Center please contact #1-478-327-2215 or at: 
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                                                                                                                                     550 C Street West, Suite 19
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Requests can be either delivered in person (walk-in service available from 0700 to 1500hrs Thursdays and Fridays), by mail, or emailed depending on the situation. Faxes are not accepted. No except​ions.

To request copies of your Maryland National Guard service documents from the Maryland Military Department: Please complete, print, and mail request form (below) along with a copy of a valid form of photo ID and the $15 processing fee if discharged prior to 2012 (payable to the State of Maryland, Military Department) to: 

Military Department
5th Regiment Armory 
29th Division Street
Baltimore, MD 21201-2288
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         (Use this exact address otherwise your request may not reach my office in a timely manner)

MDARNG Army/Air Military Medical Records

This office does not routinely retain or maintain medical records. Please contact the respective medical departments below for assistance:

Maryland Army National Guard Medical Records:
Medical Detachment at #667-296-6063 or by completing a DD form 2870 and sending it via email to

Maryland Air National Guard Medical Records:
Please contact #410-918-6662.

Medical Release form DD 2870:​ use this form if you are requesting copies of your medical records and submit it to the above email address for Army National Guard.

If assistance is required please contact:
Matthew D. Gary, Archives Manager
Phone: 443-687-2627

Request Forms

Regardless of the form used to request copies of service records *a copy of a valid form of photo ID is required*. Requests will be delayed without required items.

*A $15 processing fee applies to those discharged prior to 2012 (not applicable to Recruiter requests) and any requests requiring the use of a CD.

​Individual Request Form: ​Use this form if you are the service member requesting a copy of your own service records of time served in the Maryland Army/Air National Guard.

Relative Request Form: ​Use this form if you are a family member requesting the service records of a family member that has served in the Maryland Army/Air National Guard if that prior service member is incapacitated due to medical condition or loss of life. Additional documents required for this type of request are a Power of Attorney or other official document stating the condition of the prior service member's status as well as a copy of photo ID and proof of relationship from the requestor."​

Recruiter Request Form: Use of this form is for recruiters requesting service related documents on a prospective prior service recruit.

Legal Firm Request Form: Use of this form is for Legal Firms requesting service-related documents on behalf of the service member.

Research Group Request Form: Use this form if you are a research group working on behalf of the service member to obtain copies of service records. ​​

                                                ​    Additional Resourc​es:                                         (Logos are hyperlinked to take you to the landing page of each Department)

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