Armed Forces Locator




Air Force Personnel Locator

The Air Force can locate active duty USAF personnel, retirees, reservists and guardsmen. Personnel information is not available for people who have separated from the USAF or Army Air Corps retirees.

Personnel information on USAF individuals stationed overseas or in a sensitive military job will not be provided. However, the USAF locator service will forward mail to those people for up to 90 days, provided you put the correct postage on the envelope and any fees have been paid.

Parents, spouses, and official government personnel can call the locator at 1-210-652-5774 for a recorded message or 1-210-652-5775 for non-recorded help.
Required Information

The following information is required to make a positive identification:

  • Full name to include a middle initial, rank (officer/enlisted/GS)
  • Social Security Number or Air Force serial number
  • Date of birth or an Air Force duty history including the place, month and year of assignments after June 1970
  • No assignment information is available prior to June 1970


All unofficial requests must be in writing and fees may not be applicable.

Your request should state who you are looking for, your name, address and telephone number. Put this information in an envelope with a return address, proper postage affixed and the individual's name in the addressee portion of the envelope. Place this envelope in a larger envelope with your check or money order for $3.50 made payable to U.S. Treasury:

550 C Street, West, Ste. #50
Randolph AFB, TX 78150-4752

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