I'm in the process now of looking for info on my dad. I tried St. Louis... "Sorry, there was a fire in '73, check here:"Dept.VA Affairs Regional Office attn: Privacy Officer p.o. box 8136 Chicago,Il. 60680 I retreived a VA claim number from the St. Louis office, that's it. They also want DETAILED information about the person you're looking for (form 13075, Questionnaire About Military Service.) ph. #'s that may be helpful: 800-827-1000 VA 314-538-3990 Steven Dickhens GOOD LUCK!