Obtaining Personal Awards, Unit Awards,
and Replacement Medals

To obtain copies of awards earned, write to the National Personnel Records Center at the below address. This office will identify any awards you've earned and provide replacement awards as necessary. It is helpful to include a copy of your Discharge Certificate (DD 214). If a DD 214 is not available, include your full name, service number, social security number, date of birth and as much additional pertinent information as possible.

Navy Liaison Office
National Personnel Records Center
9700 Page Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63132-5100

To obtain information about unit awards earned, contact the Chief of Naval Operations, Awards and Special Projects Branch at the below address.
This office can identify awards earned by Navy units.

Chief of Naval Operations
Awards and Special Projects Branch (Code N09B33)
2000 Navy Pentagon
Washington, D.C. 20350-2000

Veterans are entitled to one replacement set of their medals. To request medals, send a Standard Form 180, which can be obtained from the National Personnel Record Center web site at http://www.nara.gov/regional/mprsf180.html  to

Navy Liaison Office          
National Personnel Records Center
9700 Page Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63132-5100

Please write "Do not open in mailroom" on the outer envelope.

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