If the military discharge records have been filed with the County Clerk’s office you may request a copy in person, by mail, online or via fax (with a credit card).
Macomb County military discharge records are not available for viewing, but may be obtained by the discharged military person or beneficiaries only. Heirs must provide proof of death and evidence of relationship.
Records will be on file only in the military personnel’s county of residence if the service person previously arranged for the filing (see Filing Military Discharge Papers, above).
If unsure of where a discharge was filed, write to National Personnel Records Center, Military Records Branch, 9700 Page Boulevard, St. Louis, MO 63132 or visit their website www.archives.gov/veterans/
Request A Copy In Person
To request a certified copy of your own military discharge, picture identification (driver's license) must be provided. Visit the Macomb County Clerk's Offices at 40 North Main (first floor of the Macomb County Court Building) in Downtown Mount Clemens. CLICK HERE for directions to the Macomb County Clerk's Office.
Request A Copy By Mail
Write a letter stating the required information, and enclose a check or money order. Mail to Macomb County Clerk, Attn: Military Discharges, 40 North Main, Mount Clemens, MI 48043.
Request A Copy By Fax
CLICK HERE to download document 3010 -- the Macomb County Vital Records Fax Request Form. Or to print document 3010 on your fax machine, call 888-99-CLERK if you are calling from within Michigan. If you are calling from out-of-state, call 310-575-5035.