active duty


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ac′tive du′ty


n.
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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The program makes it possible for active duty soldiers to stay in touch with loved one for free, according to 59th District state Rep.
Members of the National Guard and Reserves frequently receive higher pay while on active duty than they do in their civilian jobs.
The deployment will consist of 1,100 active duty troops and 1,000 Texas National Guard troops and add to the roughly 4,500 active duty and Guard troops already at the border, bringing the total to 6,600, The Hill reported.
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Active duty military can order one of five free care packages that will be sent to the person of their choice during the month of May.
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