For Fauquier County residents, the Clerk of the Circuit Court of Fauquier County records, upon presentation, free of charge, the original or a properly authenticated copy of either the discharge certificate or the report of separation from active duty (Department of Defense Document DD-214), or both.
Virginia Code Section 17.2-265 limits disclosure of these records. To ensure that these guidelines are met, the Clerk requires photo ID and proper authorization. A person requesting access may use the request form.
The Clerk's Office will provide certified copies of these recorded records without charge.
Military Service Records can be obtained at the National Archives.