I want a better copy for my files in case of future situations where it might prove useful, so I decided to go through the official government service -- the National Personnel Records Center.
They accept applications by:
- US Snail; and
Email? Guess they never heard of it. Although they do have a web site. That looks like it was designed circa 1993.
I printed the form as a PDF, signed it online using Hellosign, and found a "free" online fax service to send it.
No, I'm not complaining. If it was up to me, all US government agencies would be strictly limited no technology more powerful than old 8-bit computers, pulse-operating dial telephones, and horse-drawn transport.