Military discharge records filed on or after September 1, 2003 are confidential. Only a qualified applicant may access this information. GC §552.140.
Qualified applicants include; the veteran of record, the legal guardian of the veteran; the spouse, child or parent of the veteran or if none are living the nearest living relative, personal representative of the estate of the veteran; the person named by the veteran or qualified person in an appropriate power of attorney under Section 490, Chapter XII, Texas Probate Code; another governmental body or an authorized representative of the funeral home that assists with the burial of a veteran.
- The record is confidential for 75 years following the date it is recorded with or otherwise first comes into the possession of a governmental body on or after September 1, 2003
- The DD214 is filed free of charge (Member 4 Copy recommended for filing)
- Certified copies are provided free of charge to qualified applicants only
- These records are located at the Historic Courthouse 2 N Main St. Rm B15 (Basement level) Cleburne TX 76033 (817-202-4000 x 1625)
These are only for records filed in Johnson County. If records were filed outside Johnson County, please contact the Veterans Services Office at 817-556-6351 located at the Historic Courthouse in Downtown Cleburne Room B9 - Handicap entrance on the north side of the building.