Asked in US Army, US Coast Guard
Does basic training count toward active duty time?
Yes (and no). For the purpose of "Active Duty" it absolutely does. For the purpose of benefits, it usually does not. Benefits use "Active Service" which 99% of the time stipulates "other than active duty for training". So it depends on what you are specifically asking for. ...
Asked in Parenting and Children, Emancipation and Ages for Moving Out, Age of Consent & Underage Relationships
Is a minor who enlists in the military with parental consent considered emancipated when they sign the enlistment papers?
No. The minor will not be considered legally emancipated until he or she has finished basic training and been placed on active duty. ...
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. ...
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? ...
Asked in US Army, US Coast Guard, US Military Boot Camp
Is basic combat training active duty?
Yes. The day a service member swears in and leaves home for basic training they are placed on active duty status and remain there regardless of their actual job until graduation. Upon graduation they may be returned to reserve status if that is the type of unit they serve with. Same goes for National Guard. ...
Asked in US Constitution, US Military
If you are active duty military for 6 consecutive years are you considered a federal civilian employee?
No, you are considered an active duty service member.
Is air force reserve considered active duty?
Only if you get assigned to an AGR slot or are activated on orders (such as Title 10). If you're only doing monthly UTAs and your Annual Training, you're not on active duty - that's why it's called the Reserve. ...
Asked in US Army
Do you have to go through basic to be in the reserves?
Yes. Members of military reserve components (including both the federal reservists and the National Guard) attend the same Basic Training/Boot Camp as their active duty counterparts. ...
Asked in US Army, US National Guard
Does a member of the National Guard have a minimum amount of time in active duty service to be considered a veteran?
The minimum is 180 days of active service duty.
Asked in US Army, US National Guard
Is Army Reserve OCS (12 weeks training) considered active duty?
That depends on what title is on the orders. Example; you could be on title-10 status in lieu of annual training which also falls into title-10 ....
Asked in US Military, US Army, US National Guard
Does service in the national guard from nov 1959 to oct 1965 qualify as a veteran since active service consisted of basic traning and riot duty?
If it was 180 days of active duty.
Do you have to go through basic training again for the air force reserves if you all ready served active duty?
No, you shouldn't. There may be a length of separation where it does become a requirement - you'll need to check with a recruiter about this. ...
Will the army retain you if you have femoral neck bone fracture surgery?
I should add this injury was during active duty in Basic Training. The soldier is now in AIT and just had a bone scan that revealed the fracture. ...
Asked in Vietnam War
If you served during the Vietnam war in the us army reserves but were not called to active duty except for training are you considered a Vietnam era veteran?
You are a Vietnam Era Veteran but not a Vietnam War Veteran
Asked in Children and the Law, Emancipation and Ages for Moving Out, Age of Consent & Underage Relationships
Can you move out your parents house in the state of Georgia if you are 17 years old and enlisted in the military?
If you are an active duty member of the military, you are considered emancipated. Signing papers isn't enough, you have to be on active duty. ...
In South Carolina is it legal for a 17-year-old girl to move out if she has enlisted in the Army Reserves but has not yet gone to basic training?
No, the enlistee does not become emancipated until he or she is placed on active military duty. ...