Military personnel records can be used for proving military service, or as a valuable tool in genealogical research. Most veterans and their next-of-kin can obtain free copies of their DD Form 214 (Report of Separation) and other military and medical records several ways.
6-7-12: Attention Veterans: many companies offer discounts for veterans, and usually require a Veterans ID or DD-214. The Lucas County Veterans Services Commission offers FREE ID cards for all veterans. Just bring your DD-214 and a valid picture ID to the Veterans Services Commission Building at 1301 Monroe Street, Toledo, Ohio. Hours are: M-F 9-11 AM and 2-4 PM, except 2nd and 4th Mondays only open 2-4 pm.