The basic definition of a veteran states that one is considered a veteran if they were a solider that served a long term, or if they were a member of the armed forces. However, for other purposes such as obtaining vetera... More »

While there are differing opinions on exactly who qualifies as a U.S. Army veteran, the general definition is any soldier who, at one time, served in the armed forces. There is no legal definition of the term, however, d... More »

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. More »

Veteran usually refers to a person who served in the military or armed forces, particularly in times of war or conflict, but can also denote someone with extensive experience in other fields, roles or positions. The term... More »

While there are differing opinions on exactly who qualifies as a U.S. Army veteran, the general definition is any soldier who, at one time, served in the armed forces. There is no legal definition of the term, however, d... More »

The DD Form 214 is a US military form that details separation and discharge information for a former member of the armed forces. Its official designation is DD Form 214, Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Du... More »

By going to websites such as the United States Department of Veterans Affairs, Military Connections or the National Coalition for Homeless Veterans, it is possible to find out the times and dates for the next Veterans' S... More »

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