Military Department

Tennessee War Records

The War Records Bureau was created under the authority of Chapter 136, Public Acts of 1945 approved 1 March 1945 by the Honorable Jim McCord, Governor. This act was amended by Chapter 86, Public Acts of 1947.  This bureau is charged with the maintenance, preservation.  and  safekeeping of the military records of Tennesseans who have served in the Armed Forces of the State and Nation including all military organizations authorized by law and functioning in peacetime and war; to furnish  official information to veterans and their dependents and to federal, state, local governments, and other interested organizations.

If you are an Authorized Agency, VSO, Veteran, or Next of Kin you can request a DD214 or its equivalent from the Department of Military, War Records Division by clicking on the link below. 

Additional contact info:

ID Cards: 
(615) 313-0594

DA Photos
Contact Edgar Castro
(615) 313-2602
To schedule your DA Photo go to (must use a CAC card via federal computer)
*Youtube video on how to schedule your DA Photo

Sexual Harassment Assault Response and Prevention - SHARP
Office: (615) 313-3121
Cell: (615) 428-0743

Requests Military Support:

Federal Civilian Employment Verification and Federal Civilian Retirement Assistance:
Mrs. Shauna Plotz
Office: (615) 313-3030
Fax: (615) 313-0639

TN Army National Guard Military Employment Assistance and Verification (NGB22 Requests/Discharge Information):
MSG Michael Avella
(615) 313-0538

TN Air National Guard Military Employment Assistance and Verification:
CMSgt Jessica Hatch
(615) 313-3082

SrA Keiara Anderson
Phone (615) 313-3014

Interstate Transfers
(865) 719-1834 
(731) 414-4122 

Education Benefits: 
(615) 313-0625

Lodging Information: 
(615) 355-3778

Space A Travel

Recruiting Army:
(615) 313-3138

Recruiting Air: 
(865) 978-1843

Media Inquiries:
(615) 313-0633

Mailing Address:
Tennessee National Guard
Joint Public Affairs Office
3041 Sidco Dr.
Nashville, TN 37204
(615) 313-3129

Posting to this website or submitting an email to does not constitute an Open Records or FOIA request.  
The email "" is an unofficial social media address and is not monitored on a daily basis.  
All Open Records or FOIA requests should be forwarded to:

Tennessee Military Department
Joint Public Affairs Office
P.O. Box 41502
Nashville, TN 37204-1502

Please indicate your type of request on the outside of the envelope.


If you believe you have been damaged by the State, and would like to file a claim, click on the following link: