Veterans of the United States military may have their discharge papers recorded by the Register of Deeds office, with a certified copy maintained by the Register of Deeds office. For additional info click here
The office will make a certified copy of your military discharge papers. You get to keep the original and there is no fee for this service.
By having the Register of Deeds office record your discharge papers, you can ensure there will always be official documentation of your discharge on file. Additionally, this certified copy will allow relatives to obtain full military funeral benefits. Without a certified copy of discharge papers, families of the deceased veteran will need to contact the Veteran's Administration to determine how to qualify.