A person who served in the active military, naval, or air service and who was discharged or released under conditions other than dishonorable.
Determining whether you qualify for a specific veteran’s benefit can be a frustrating process fraught with complications.
One way a veteran can show they’re eligible for benefits, they must first present the VA office with an official copy of their DD Form 214/215.
Many people are under the impression that military discharge comes in one of two forms: honorable or dishonorable.
To get your benefits, you have to prove to the VA that you are entitled to them. Sadly, they will not seek you out and give you your benefits.
Active-duty service is full-time military service. This is generally what most people think of when someone indicates that they were in the military.