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Need Help Finding a Serviceman

Discussion in 'Veteran's Forum' started by TexanOutWest, Jul 7, 2004.

  1. TexanOutWest

    TexanOutWest I'll Take Point

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    Someone I work with is searching for her brother to whom she hasn't spoken for almost a year. He's an Air Force Reservist and she's concerned because she hasn't heard from him in a while. He may or may not have been called up, but she's not sure. In his civies, he's a medical equipment tech for the Bayer company. Are there any contacts that can help her locate him or at least find out if he's been activated? Thanks for any info.


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  2. Garr

    Garr Be Prepared

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    If the reservist has been mobilized, the red cross can help (probably), visit the local office. If not, look up the Air Force Personnel Center and give them a try, they may or may not be of assistance.
     
  3. RussP

    RussP Moderator

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    Good advice: Try the Red Cross... They can find someone...
     
  4. Penman

    Penman Goauche User

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    I believe there's a Personnel Office in the Pentagon that should be able to help.
     
  5. KNEESINTHEBREEZ

    KNEESINTHEBREEZ Got Silk?

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    There used to be a "serviceman finder" site, but since 9/11 it and others like it have been taken down.
     
  6. mdavid

    mdavid

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    It seems like you would have the best results by walking in to the local Air Force recruiter and asking the same question.
     
  7. WIG19

    WIG19 Light left on

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    As they are, by law, holding his job for him & should have a copy of any orders that justify placing him on "military leave" his employer should know his status as well. Good luck.;?

    Edit: Also, if he has been mobilized, here is a list of AF base family support webpages, depending upon where he might have gone active. He certainly would've reported to a base of some kind to finish getting provisioned with everything his active-duty brethren have (although the AF is better than the Army at blurring the line between reserve & active IMO). Perhaps there's a contact number in there that can further the search. Again, good luck. :)