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Military Records

Only the veteran or an immediate family member is allowed to obtain a copy of the veteran’s record (privacy issue) unless the record is 75 years old.

Certified copies of military records are furnished free of charge to use for Veterans' purposes.

Additional Infomation


  • Application for Military Record Form

Last updated on Dec 13th, 2021.

Contact Information

Geralyn S. Greer

Shelby County Recorder

612 Court Street Room 201

Harlan, Iowa 51537

Phone: 712.755.5640 Opt. 4

Fax: 712.755.7556

Email: ggreer@shco.org

Shelby County Courthouse
612 Court Street
Harlan, Iowa 51537