Martin James Beckman, military records

Nick Martin filed this request with the National Personnel Records Center, Military Personnel Records of the United States of America.

It is a clone of this request.

Awaiting Acknowledgement


From: Nick Martin

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Freedom of Information Act, I hereby request the following records:

A copy of all available military personnel records pertaining to Martin James Beckman (aka Red Beckman, aka M.J. "Red" Beckman), an obituary of whom was published by the Western Ag Reporter under the headline "Martin James (Red) Beckman November 21, 1928 – December 30, 2018." A PDF of the obituary is attached to this request and may also be found at:

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.


Nick Martin
Investigative Reporter
Southern Poverty Law Center