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Are you a veteran if you don't finish basic training in National Guard?
National Guard does not have a basic training, you are sent to basic training with other members of the Army whether they are in active or reserve status. No, you will not become a veteran if you fail to complete basic with any branch.
Are you a National Guard veteran if your are discharged in basic training?
No. If you receive an Entry Level Separation, you basically never made it in. ...
Are you a veteran if you were in the National Guard?
The statutory definition of veteran is quite different. If you served on active duty or you were injured while performing active or inactive duty for training in the National Guard then you are a veteran who may be entitled to federal benefits. Service in a combat zone or period of war is not a determinant of 'veteran' status under federal law. See 38 CFR 3.6 and 3.7 ...
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Are you considered a veteran if you were in the National Guard but never was on active duty?
You are considered a National Guard vet. As far as benefits go, the V.A. will tell you what you qualify for. ...
Are you a veteran if you served 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 duty is served on Title 32. H.R. 1025 won't cost the government a penny, but until it becomes law, service in the National Guard does not make a person a veteran. ...
Are National Guard considered veterans?
yes if the member was deployed for over 180 days of active service. It is my understanding that they do not count active duty for training. I was in the Guard, and remember doing the same thing in basic as US and RA members did there and in AIT. Does their training time count toward the 180 days to be considered a veteran? ...
What does a platoon guide do in the Army National Guard basic training?
There is no Army National Guard basic training. It is basic training at one of the US Army's active duty training base. All active, reserve, and guard members train together as one. The platoon guide is basically a leader of the platoon. ...
Do reservists qualify as veterans?
A veteran is anyone who has served in the military. As far as veteran benefits are concerned, only those who have served at least six months on active duty are eligible for benefits. An exception would be a reservist who was injured during training. If you are a former reserve or National Guard member, stand proud as a veteran who volunteered to put your life on the line for liberty. ...
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Are you a veteran if you served in the National guard from 1985 to 1986?
One year? Unlikely. Normally members of the Guard serve 6 to 8 yrs. of obligated service. ...