Cuellar (NPRC)

Emma Best filed this request with the National Personnel Records Center of the United States of America.
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From: Michael Best

To Whom It May Concern:

This is a request under the Freedom of Information Act. I hereby request the following records:

All releasable information from the Official Military Personnel File (OMPF) of Joseph Cuellar including, but not limited to, fitness reports, counseling forms, training records, background summary, Officer Personnel Action Requests and Form DD-214.

Proof of death is not required as his death has been widely and reliably reported. He is buried in Arlington National Cemetery.

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.

In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 20 business days, as the statute requires.


Michael Best

From: Rita Cann

Good Morning,

I am writing regarding your request for information from the Military
Records for Joseph Cuellar. You will need to fill out the attached Standard
Form 180 and submit it since only the name of the Veteran was provided and
a identification of the record is not possible with such limited
information. The information you are requesting is not releasable under the
Freedom of Information Act, only those things covered under FOIA are
releasable, for example, Name, Branch and Dates of Service, Training,
Awards and Medals, Assignments, Rank, Photograph and Place of Entry and
Release are releasable. If you are interested in obtaining those things,
please complete the SF180 and submit for entry into our system, you may
email the completed form back to me or Fax it to 314-801-0763. Thank you,
have a great day!

*Rita Cann*
*Expert Technician 2/D*
*Customer Emergency Response Team*
*1 Archives Drive Room 200*
*St. Louis, MO 63138*
*314-801-0514 <314-801-0514> phone*
*314-801-0763 <314-801-0763> fax*