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What proof do I need to get my prior service awards on my ERB?

I am about to attend the promotion board and need to update my ERB. I am a prior service Marine with awards from my prior service days. What documentation to I need in order to serve as proof for the awards I earned?

Prior service personnel receive a “Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty” which is more commonly known as the DD 214. the DD 214 is a quick summary of the servicemember’s service and includes awards received and training attended to name the least. This form will suffice as a source document to update your ERB.

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posted on 02/06/2012 under Q&A
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Mac Arthur D. "Mackie" Ocampo is a full-time Active Duty Sergeant First Class and has served in the Army for 13 years to date with 9 years of service as a Human Resources Specialist. Currently, he serves in 2d Battalion, 1st Infantry Regiment, 2d Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2d Infantry Division at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, WA. Mackie has served in Korea, Ft. Carson, CO, Schofield Barracks, HI, twice in Afghanistan, and twice in Iraq accumulating over 59 months of overseas service. He believes that the "personnel" aspect of a Soldier's career is a big factor in their morale and readiness and is determined to assist Soldiers in their professional development by providing sound advice and clarification of ongoing policies, regulations, and procedures.

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