In order to locate an individual in the military, the case worker may need to send a request directly to the appropriate armed services branch as provided by the Department of Defense website1 . In order to expedite the locate process through the armed services, the case worker will provide as much information as possible which will include:
- Full name, and
- Social Security Number,
- Last duty assignment/last known military address, or
- Service number.
Note: The request whether mailed or faxed will be on Wyoming CSE Program letterhead.
The World Wide Locator Service is another way to locate military personnel. Address information may be obtained by writing or faxing the World Wide Locator for the appropriate branch of service:Navy Active Duty
Navy World Wide Locator
Navy Personnel Command
5720 Integrity Drive
Millington, TN 38055-3120
Phone: (901) 874-3388, Option 1 or other questions Option 4
Note: The Navy does not release unit addresses over the telephone. Submit your request in writing or call the commercial number for further instructions.
1DOD website link for World Wide Locator Service is http://www.defenselink.mil/faq/pis/PC04MLTR.html