Free Access to Military Records for Veterans Day

By Diane Haddad

Wednesday, Nov. 11, is Veterans Day in the United States, and this past weekend was Remembrance Weekend in Canada and England. is marking the occasion by opening up its US, Canadian and English military records collections for free.

Note that you’ll need to set up a free basic registration (or log into your basic account if you already have one) in order to view your search results. The free period lasts through Nov. 11 at 11:59 ET.

Start your search here.

Thank you to my dad, my grandfather, several second-great- and third-great-uncles, and to all our military veterans for your service.