Military discharge papers (DD 214’s) may be filed in the Jackson County Recorder’s office. An original or certified copy is needed for filing purposes.
If you wish to request a certified copy of a military discharge, please complete and return the application. This may be done in person or through the mail. Please send a photo copy of your driver’s license if mailing. Entitlement has to be proven before a certified copy can be issued. There is no charge to record or obtain a certified copy of a military record.
Veterans Affairs Page
If enlisted from the state of Iowa:
Iowa Department of Veterans Affairs
7105 NW 70th Ave., Building A6A
Johnston, IA 50131-1902
Phone: (515) 242-5331
Application for Certified Copy of Military Records