The Navy Personnel Command can only issue the Honorable Discharge (DD Form N) certificate. The certificate may be issued in. DD-2, Us Uniformed Services Identification Card. DD, Report of DDN, Honorable Discharge Certificate. DDA, General. A DD Form or DD Form must indicate a period of active duty service dates to be a valid document for eligibility determination purposes.

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Can You Use a DD Form 256 to Get a DD Form 214?

Each branch of the military most likely publishes a guide for discharge certificates. They will do a free records review. I do not have any paperwork with my separation or re codes on them.

It will say Honorable Discharge even though you are still serving. I love this country and her people like no other; I would do anything to defend her.

I received my DD but it is not sufficient to qualify for Medical Benefits. No you do not.

If I remember correctly, those of us in AFRTA served a certain number of days maybe which is not enough to qualify for most military-related benefits. A great experience from tobut, not a qualified veteran. Has anyone requested their reserve time records?

The best time to correct service records is while you are still serving. Derrick, There are specific rules for medical 2556n benefits. He was on a carrier and a boiler blew up and he was injured. They may be able to point 25n in the right direction. I was ordered to report for armed forces physical examination Mar 18th Yes, Louis, you are considered a veteran. I enlisted for 4ry in Everyone who served under this program should proudly consider themselves a veteran; after rd we were serving and subject to call-up for our entire 8 year commitment.


Dd Form 256n

I am wondering if you have had any experience helping a veteran receive a DD I then went on active duty from Sept. I immediately joined the US Navy Reserves inactive. I joined the navy reserve in and went to boot camp for 90 days in N.

I need it to file for a VA claim. Military discounts are up to individual stores — and they vary widely in terms of who is eligible. I have already contacted records and they sent me my whole service record.

I have a DD Honerable Discharge for medical reasons.

Thanks for your comment, 25n. Then… probably the only time ever… in … The government was facing soldiers returning from Korea, who wanted to remain in the army. Here is a resource for obtaining a copy of the DD and other military recordsif needed. Members of the Guard or Reserves who have been activated more fd once may have been issued more than one DD Form A DD Form is only issued to servicemembers when they separate from active duty service.

If your branch of service no longer has these records, then you should contact the National Archiveswhere military service records are permanently maintained. Especially if your referring to a national cemetery.

However there is a problem with proving all the active time for my Army civilian 256b. You should be able to request copies of your orders from your reserve military branch that archives your records. As alluded to in the reader question, a DD Form is often required by the VA and other benefits organizations to qualify for veterans benefits.


I cannot tell you how many times, I was approached by my local command and asked to fill in a billet as active duty or extend AT to meet a need…and I did it.

Thanks for serving and take care. I am prior active and reserve, and have about 5 years of active time while in the reserves. There are sometime reasons people did not go active duty immediately like being in Nursing School full time planning to go active duty as an officer instead of enlisted.

The requirement is to have a DD Where do I find my separation and RE codes?


Getting activated by a presidential order does it qualify me for a DD? So… a DD, with a transfer to the reserves. I hope this is sd Please no one post bull crap replies, I know what I talking about. I received a DDN in the mail at that time. The paperwork can get tricky in these circumstances, because technically, the member is released from his Guard commitment and immediately enrolled on active duty service.

This article is wrong! Any help is 26n appreciated.

Speak Your Mind Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. It covers when certain forms are issued, and why.