I did request my Great Grandfathers military records. Didn't really help me a bunch. I'll put them out on photobucket and you can look through them if you'd like. family tree documents
I found getting the person's Social Security Application provided the information I was looking. But I supposed it all depends on how far back you're looking.
Nevermind - it appears they've started censoring the SSA forms. http://megansmolenyak.posterous.com/...extends-foia-r