The Army and the Coast Guard do not provide locator services.
Contact a Service Member in an Emergency
To reach an immediate family member serving on active duty in the military, contact the American Red Cross Emergency Communications Center. The Red Cross will get information from you and relay it to the service member. You can reach the Red Cross by phone at 1-877-272-7337, through an online request, or by smartphone using its Hero Care app.
Prisoners of War/Missing in Action Service Members
More than 83,000 service members, from World War II to the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, are either prisoners of war (POW) or missing in action (MIA). The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) is responsible for the recovery and accounting of these missing service members.