Fold3.com, a subsidiary of Ancestry.com, offers free access to its vast files of military records through Memorial Day.
This writer found her grandfather’s draft card — both sides — as well as documents and photos relating to his work as a Seebee involved in military construction on Adak Island during World War II. The records at Fold3.com extend back to the Revolutionary War.
For those researching their family history, military records are a trove of helpful information. Happy genealogical hunting — for free!