Open Records and Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)


Prior Service Military Records

To request Prior Service Military Records please print and read the Statement Request For Records, print and fill out Standard Form 180 and mail or fax to:
    ATTN: WIJS-J6-AS/RHA Office
    2400 Wright St.
    Madison, WI 53708-8111
    Fax Number: (608) 242-3605

How To Access Federal (Wisconsin National Guard / Military) Records

Federal records access is provided for under the Freedom of Information Act. To request federal records maintained by the Wisconsin National Guard, including Military Service Records, follow the link below

Please click here for information on requesting Federal records


How To Access
State of Wisconsin Records

Provided pursuant to § 19.34, Wisconsin Statutes, you have a right to inspect and copy certain records under Wisconsin’s Public Records Law, §§ 19.31-19.39, Wis. Stats. NOTE: The State of Wisconin does not maintain military records. For Military Record Requests, click here

Please click here for information on requesting State-maintained records.