Bay County Clerk

Cynthia A. Luczak

Bay County Building
515 Center Avenue, Ste. 101
Bay City, Michigan 48708-5941
Voice: (989) 895-4280
Fax: (989) 895-4284

Military Discharge/DD214's

Bay County military Veterans may file their military discharge papers, form DD 214, at the Bay County Clerk's office for no charge. Veterans are entitled to free copies of their own military discharge papers (DD 214's) when they present current valid photo identification. Military discharge papers (DD 214's) are not public records and can only be requested by the military veteran of record or a family member presenting a certified death certificate of the veteran of record.

If you did not place your DD214 on file with the Bay County Clerk, you may request copies of your DD214 from the National Archives or phone (866)-272-6272.

Additional information may be found at the United States Department of Veterans Affairs

Request Pertaining to Military Records
Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency
Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency request for record of Active Military Service (DD form 214)

Why the American Flag is Folded Thirteen Times
American Legion of Michigan
Connecting Veterans with Employers
Department of Defense
Department of Veterans Affairs
Disabled American Veterans
Military Order of the Purple Heart

Military Transcripts
Request Copies of Military Personnel Records
Transition Assistance Online
Veteran Job Postings
Veterans of Foreign Wars
Veteran's Report of Burial
Statement of Value of Veteran's Estate