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www.nationalguard.mil/.../1038989/guard-and-reserve-members-receive-veteran-status

ARLINGTON, Va. – A recently signed law gives official veteran status to National Guard members who served 20 years or more. Previously, Guard members were considered veterans only if they served 180 days or more in a federal status outside of training. "As,

www.veteranaid.org/blog/2017/02/09/u-s-guard-reserve-members-officially-veterans

U.S. Guard and Reserve Members are Officially ‘Veterans’ Posted in Uncategorized on February 9, 2017 Tags: military, VA programs, veterans. How do you define a veteran? It’s a question many of us probably never considered. But for millions of retired National Guard members and Army Reservists, it is a matter of great honor.

www.benefits.va.gov/BENEFITS/benefits-summary/SummaryofVANationalGuardand...

Summary of VA Benefits for National Guard and Reserve Members and Veterans. ... National Guard members may establish eligibility for certain VA benefits by performing full-time duty under either Title 32 or Title 10. QUALIFYING SERVICE IN THE NATIONAL GUARD AND RESERVE. Generally, all National Guard and Reserve members discharged or released ...

www.army.mil/article/180159/guard_and_reserve_members_receive_veteran_status

ARLINGTON, Va. -- A recently signed law gives official veteran status to National Guard members who served 20 years or more. Previously, Guard members were considered veterans only if they served ...

www.reference.com/world-view/national-guard-members-considered-veterans-ff7507...

National Guard members are not considered to be veterans. However, if those members have prior service records with active components of the Armed Forces, they can be considered to be veterans. Consideration of members of the National Guard as veterans arises from DD Form 214, which is issued to indicate completion of training or active duty.

va.org/what-is-a-veteran-the-legal-definition

I have looked several places online but I haven’t found any sites that speak specifically to this question. They talk about Active Duty, National Guard and Army Reserve Service, but don’t speak to whether a person who was a member of the National Guard or Army Reserve never serving on Active Duty is considered a veteran or not.

www.answers.com/Q/Are_you_a_veteran_if_you_were_in_the_national_guard

No. H.R. 1025 passed the House in 2012 but has not yet passed the Senate. Currently, you are only considered a veteran if you served on a Title 10 tour of duty. 99% of all National Guard active ...

www.thestate.com/news/local/military/article14411558.html

Metcalf said National Guardsmen are only considered veterans by the federal definition if they are called into active duty or combat. “If you’re asking me if the National Guard are veterans ...

www.militaryonesource.mil/military-life-cycle/separation-transition/guard-and...

Guard and reserve members are entitled to benefits and services offered by the Department of Veterans Affairs, just like their active-duty counterparts. The VA can help Guard and reserve members cover the cost of school, secure a home loan or acquire life insurance.

www.quora.com/Do-people-from-the-National-Guard-count-as-veterans

It depends on what you mean by “veterans.” Yes, in the broadest sense of the word, they’re veterans, but to be considered a veteran eligible for VA services, if memory serves, you must have had 180 days of continuous service at some point during y...