Locating Air Force Personnel

The Air Force Locator Service

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The AF Worldwide Locator handles legit and unofficial requests to locate Air Force Personnel.

The AF Worldwide Locator most effective has vicinity information on those who are currently receiving reimbursement from the USAF (Active duty, Air National Guard, Reserve, Retired and Civil Service Personnel). If the individual has separated from the AF, no information is to be had.

Information on people stationed foreign places or in a touchy function will not be released. However, the locator service will ahead mail to that individual for as much as ninety days, as long as the proper postage is at the envelope and any required charge has been paid.

Official Requests

Official requests are described as requests obtained from any authorities organization and the Dept of Defense (DOD). All other requests are considered unofficial in nature. DoD authentic requests can be dealt with over the cellphone presenting the requester offers their complete name, rank, SSN, company, and purpose of the request. Failure to offer ​asked facts will result in non-disclosure of asked information.

Phone numbers for DOD Official Requests are:

Commercial: (210) 565-2660 or Miltary to Miltary: (DSN) 665-2660

Hours of Operation: 7:30 am - four:30 pm (Central Standard Time), Monday thru Friday, except Federal Holidays.

Federal or State Government employer request for records ought to be in pursuant to the Privacy Act as said in the United States Code 552(a)(7). The request have to be in writing on legitimate letterhead and signed by way of a Section Chief or better.

Law enforcement business enterprise requests should be in writing on the proper letterhead.

Unofficial Requests

All unofficial requests must be in writing and prices can be applicable (Note: Parents and spouses may utilize the above telephone number).

Requests must be in writing. State to your request who you're seeking out together with your call, deal with, and smartphone variety. Your request constitutes consent to release this records to the member. Place this facts in an unsealed envelope with a return address, postage affixed and the character's call inside the addressee part of the envelope.

Mail all data to the Worldwide Locator.

Information Required

The following records is needed to make a fantastic identification:

  • Full call to encompass a middle initial, rank (officer/enlisted/GS)
  • Social Security Number or Air Force serial variety (in known)
  • Date of start or an Air Force responsibility history to encompass the area, month and 12 months of assignments after June 1970 (Note: The AF Locator Service does no longer maintain task facts previous to June 1970, so such statistics can not be used for validation purposes).


A charge of $three.50, per character request, is required from all employees or businesses requesting addresses on navy personnel. Requests should be in writing.

The Worldwide Locator also provides a "Statement or Verification of Service." It applies to active obligation AF personnel handiest. A fee of $5.20, in step with person written request, is required.

Checks or money orders need to be made payable to DAO-DE Randolph AFB TX.

Air Force Locator Address

HQ AFPC/MSIMDL 550 C. St West Ste 50 Randolph AFB TX 78150-4752

Family Emergencies

Families with emergencies should not use the above processes. Families with emergencies have to touch their local bankruptcy of the American Red Cross. Use operator help if necessary, or you could also locate your neighborhood Red Cross bankruptcy phone number by way of travelling www.redcross.org, then coming into your zip code in the "Find Your Local Red Cross" container at the left facet of the page.