Friday, May 17, 2013 Offers Free Access to Military Records in Honor of Memorial Day

In honor of Memorial Day on May 27, and in remembrance of all who died while serving our country, will offer its collection of US and International military records for free in the days leading up to national observance.

With more than 26 million US and International military records available, is encouraging people to explore and learn about the heroic efforts of their ancestors this Memorial Day. Record sets such as ‘Draft Registration Cards,’ ‘Casualties Returned Alive,’ ‘POWs’ and others will offer a captivating glimpse into the lives and experiences of our veteran ancestors.

The US and International military records will be available free of charge starting at midnight EDT on Thursday, May 23 until midnight EDT on Monday, May 27. Anyone can access the records by registering for free at