PLEASE USE CAPITAL LETTERS WHEN APPROPRIATE for Names, Ranks, Units, Bases, Countries, Addresses, etc. Do not use all uppercase or all lowercase (Explanation)
The following selection permits you to select ONE award you were officially issued. When selecting ONE of the Awards listed you state that you possess military-issued documentation confirming you or the veteran was authorized the Award. Be advised that federal law enforceably prohibits any person wrongfully mistating recipientship of a United States military medal. Severe penalties are imposed for fraudulent misrepresentation of military Award authorization.
Select one Medal/Award you (or the veteran you are registering) received and authorizing document(s) you possess:
Country of Service:
Final Enlisted, Warrant or Officer Rank Paygrade
Final Rank Title:
Zip, Postal or City Code:
Phone (NO SPACES OR DASHES):
Units, vessels or duty stations:
Year Arrived: Your FULL and complete email address:
Please re-type your email address for verification:
Month/Day/Year you entered military service (Example: 10/31/1955) (For some this may be the date you swore the Oath but entered on a later date):
Month/Day/Year discharged from uniformed military service (Example: 09/26/1984) DO NOT enter the date your military obligation ended:
Military serial/service numbers converted to social security numbers in July, 1969
Enter your/the veteran's FIRST EIGHT DIGITS ONLY of the service number -- (Omit the last digit of SSN service numbers) -- NUMERALS ONLY... NO LETTERS, NO SPACES, NO DASHES :
Month and Day of Birth:
Which military or veteran's organization(s) are you a member?
American Legion Other(s):
Your Twitter, Facebook or other social media website address...
The American Heroes Personnel Registry was established on July 4th, 1988. It is the largest online public access locator database in the United States. To date, the Registry contains over 61 million listings. New listings are added daily. Existing listings are updated continuously.
You may also place a military-era photograph of yourself or another person in The Registry's G.I.. Photograph Museum of Honor. For more info click the G.I. Photograph Museum banner below.
To operate this as a free service your application form is initially 'read' by a computer. This computer requires the correct capitalization for names, addresses, units, etc., in order to provide accurate information to a human reader who finalizes your Award Report. Your application form will be rejected if you do not use capital letters when appropriate, or if you use all lowercase or all uppercase letters. Click here to go back to the beginning
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