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Department of Defense Form DD-214

RDA Number
2442
Effective Date
Record Series Abstract
Department of Defense Form DD-214 that shows a brief summary of service members military record from enlistment to discharge, including military education, qualification, and awards earned. All NGB22s, the last discharge order, all NGB23s/RPAMS/RPAS, highest rank order, 2-1 statement, 20 year letter, and form 1883.
Record Series Active
Yes
Cut Off at End of
Fiscal Year
If Other, Explain
State fiscal year
Total Retention Years
0
Total Retention Months
0
Retention End Action
Permanent
Disposition Notes
Maintain permanently within the Department of Military. Records will be kept in paper and microfilm. Only records from WWII are in microfilm format. All other records after WWII are kept in paper format.
Allotment Code
34101
Record Location
Tennessee Department of Military - War Records Division
File Arrangement
Alpha
Date Range
1917 - current
Annual Accumulation
3.4 cu. ft
Current Volume
218 cu. ft. WWI 85,698 Cards WWII 361,836 Cards NG 1900-1941 44,436 Cards NG 130,134 Cards MIA/KIA 19,222 Cards Box Dimensions 18x12.5x4.5 185 Rolls of Microfilm (WWII)
Record Value
Administrative
Historic
Legal
Audit Requirements
State
Information Shared Outside the State
Yes
Shared Agencies
National Personnel Records Center, St. Louis, Missouri
Essential Record
Yes - Original
Essential Record Stored
Tennessee Department of Military - War Records Division
Essential Record Media Type
Paper
Confidential
No
Confidential Legal Citation
10-7-504 (3)
Does this Record Series Contain Sensitive Information?
No
Agency Retention
Permanent
Legacy Revision UUID
880