DoD Knowledge Base: FAQs

Personnel Locators In Case of Emergency
Published: 02/15/2005 | Updated:  08/20/2014
How do I contact or locate a Service member in case of emergency?

We hope the information below will prove useful to you.

Personnel Locators In Case of Emergency:

1) Defense Department Army Locator http://www.defense.gov/faq/pis/PC04MLTR.html

Navy Locator http://www.public.navy.mil/bupers-npc/organization/npc/csc/Pages/NavyLocatorService.aspx

Marines Locator http://www.1stmardiv.marines.mil/ContactUs.aspx

Air Force Locator http://www.afpc.af.mil/library/airforcelocator.asp

2) from other U.S. Government sources

To locate Americans Abroad in Event of an Emergency call (888) 407-4747 from U.S. or Canada; (202) 501-4444 from other countries, or visit http://travel.state.gov/content/passports/english/emergencies/missing.html

3) Non-Governmental Sources of Information The American Red Cross http://www.redcross.org/