Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty

This Report Contains Information Subject to the Privacy Act of 1974, As Amended

Soldiers or Veterans may request their DD Form 214 for continuous periods of 90 days or more of Full Time National Guard Duty (FTNGD).  Your request must contain certain basic information for us to locate/generate your separation document.  This information includes:

  • The veteran’s complete name used while in the CAARNG
  • Last four of your social security number
  • Date of Discharge
  • All requests must be signed and dated by the veteran

You can order the DD Form 214 through the following methods: 

Mail:
Office of the Adjutant General
9800 Goethe Rd 

Attn: Box 40 – Separations
Sacramento, CA 95826-9101

Email:  ng.ca.caarng.mbx.jfhq-g1-epd@mail.mil

Phone:  (916) 854-3150 option 4

Veterans or next-of-kin of deceased veterans can submit the completed request form by mail or email.  Veterans do not need to complete the “Certifying Official” block prior to submitting to the request.

Mail:
Office of the Adjutant General
9800 Goethe Rd 

Attn: Box 40 – Separations
Sacramento, CA 95826-9101

Email:  ng.ca.caarng.mbx.jfhq-g1-epd@mail.mil

Phone:  (916) 854-3150 option 4

Please ensure the subject line is “DD Form 214 – Last Name, First Name

Note:   Veterans requesting their completed DD Form 214 sent via email will receive notification from AMRDEC SAFE.  You will have two weeks to download your file before the link expires (You can only access the link once, therefore, be sure to save your form). 

Request for correction(s) to completed DD Form 215 may be sent by mail or email. 

Be sure to include: 

  • A copy of your completed DD Form 215
  • Indicate the specific blocks that needs to be corrected and the error
  • State the recommended correction (how should the specific block be corrected)
  • Submit documentation supporting the correction (i.e. pay records, awards, DA Form 1059s; orders alone are not a verifiable source document)

Mail:
Office of the Adjutant General
9800 Goethe Rd 
Attn: Box 40 – Separations
Sacramento, CA 95826-9101

Email:  ng.ca.caarng.mbx.jfhq-g1-epd@mail.mil

Please ensure the subject line is “DD Form 215 – Last Name, First Name

If your request is urgent (e.g. upcoming funeral, retirement pay, etc.) and there is a deadline associated with your request, please provide this information in the Subject Line of the email.   Our goal is to complete all urgent requests within three working days.  However, in some instances we can complete requests the same day if necessary. 

Separations Section at (916) 854-3150 (Option 4), or ng.ca.caarng.mbx.jfhq-g1-epd@mail.mil.  

Note:  Our peak calling times are weekdays between 10:00 a.m. and 3:00 pm.  Staff is available to take your call as early as 7:30 a.m. and as late as 5:00 p.m.