Request Pertaining to Military Records - G. T. Coker

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Request Pertaining To Military Records - G. T. Coker
by John E. Anderson
In order to research and pay tribute to military veterans, on July 23 2007 Anderson submitted this request to the National Personnel Records Center for information available about George Thomas Coker under the Freedom of Information Act. The reply on August 20, 2007 included the following information:
GeorgeTCoker.djvu

SECTION I - INFORMATION NEEDED TO LOCATE RECORDS

1. NAME: COKER, GEORGE THOMAS
3. DATE OF BIRTH: 14 JUL 1943
4. PLACE OF BIRTH: AMARILLO, TX
BRANCH OF SERVICE::DATE ENTERED::DATE RELEASED 5a. USN::AUG 1964::SEP 1986 (OFFICER) (SERVICE NUMBER UNKNOWN)
5a. POW North Vietnam::27 AUG 1966::4 MAR 1973 (OFFICER) (SERVICE NUMBER UNKNOWN)
6. IS THIS PERSON DECEASED? (NO)
7. IS (WAS) THIS PERSON RETIRED FROM MILITARY SERVICE? (YES)


SECTION II - INFORMATION AND/OR DOCUMENTS REQUESTED

1. REPORT OF SEPARATION (DD 214 or equivalent) - A DELETED Report of Separation is requested for the year(s) 1986 (Retired Cdr, Navy Cross Recipient)
2. OTHER INFORMATION AND/OR DOCUMENTS REQUESTED - I need dates of rank and service, assignments, & geographical locations, a complete list of awards & decorations, a photograph if available, etc. Any data that is releasable under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) would help in my research
3. PURPOSE - I am requesting military information on this person for research for a website I am creating which pays tribute to military veterans. I am requesting only information available under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)

SECTION III - RETURN ADDRESS AND SIGNATURE

1. REQUESTOR IS: Other (specify) - Researcher

2. SEND INFORMATION/DOCUMENTS TO:


JOHN E. ANDERSON
P.O. BOX 3012
GULFPORT, MS 39505


3. AUTHORIZATION SIGNATURE REQUIRED -
JohnEAndersonSig.jpg
23 JULY 2007


Telephone number: (228) 861-8985


Email address: eanderson@bigoford.com

This work is in the public domain in the United States because it is a work of the United States federal government (see 17 U.S.C. 105).