active duty

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ac′tive du′ty

the status of full-time military service: on active duty. Also called ac′tive serv′ice.

active duty

Full-time duty in the active military service of the United States. This includes members of the Reserve Components serving on active duty or full-time training duty, but does not include full-time National Guard duty. Also called AD. See also active duty for training; inactive duty training.
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Navy Federal Credit Union has reported its intention to help active duty military say thank you to those who have supported them during their service with a free care package during May's Military Appreciation Month, the company said.
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That the Department of Medical Assistance Services shall amend eligibility criteria for waivers supporting individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities to allow the dependent of an active duty member of the military who was added to the waiting list for services through such waivers while he was a resident of the commonwealth to maintain his position on the waiting list following a transfer of the active duty military member to an assignment outside of the Commonwealth, so long as the active duty military member maintains the Commonwealth as his legal residence to which he intends to return following completion of military service.
Lee Foreman served on active duty from 1963 to 1992, including overseas assignments in Germany, Vietnam, and Korea.
While the real cost of military compensation per active duty service member rose by 42 percent from 2001 to 2012, the active duty force grew by less than 1 percent.
He is now serving a three-year recall to active duty tour aboard USS Lassen (DDG 82), where he serves as the Disbursing and Sales Officer.
Post-World War II: (1) Active duty service after July 25, 1947, and prior to June 27, 1950; (2) 181 days continuous active duty service, unless discharged early for a service-connected disability.
VOMS provides a convenient and cost-effective compliance solution for identifying and verifying the active duty military status of a borrower as defined by the SCRA, which provides certain protections to active-duty service-members, Reservists and members of the National Guard.
As a Soldier with qualifying active duty service, Parker used his benefits for an approved education program at an accredited institution of higher learning, which includes graduate and undergraduate degree programs, as well as vocational and technical training.
By reaching out to those Sailors leaving active duty, the CTO will help them make informed decisions about the options available to them in the Navy Reserve.
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Furthermore, DOD has modified its mobilization policy, which had previously limited the cumulative amount of time that reservists could be involuntarily called to active duty for the Global War on Terrorism.

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