honorable discharge


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honorable discharge

n.
Discharge from the armed forces with a commendable record.
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Noun1.honorable discharge - a discharge from the armed forces with a commendable record
dismission, sacking, liberation, firing, dismissal, release, discharge, sack - the termination of someone's employment (leaving them free to depart)
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The report focused on how those injuries can affect behaviors and concluded that disciplinary problems related to those conditions could have led to a number of general or other than honorable discharges.
A less than honorable discharge renders servicemembers ineligible for certain benefits, including Post-9/11 G.
By completing a period of active service with an honorable discharge, SGT Smith established her veteran status under VA regulations and is eligible for VA disability compensation and health care benefits without her subsequent ARNG service.
I appealed for an honorable discharge, and on the anniversary of my suicide attempt that got turned down.
Since receiving an honorable discharge from the Air Force in 1977, Dennis Wallis has spent most of his civilian career as an owner/operator of multiple convenience stores in the North Pacific region.
After his honorable discharge, Joe put his studies to good use and secured a Building Superintendent position in Brooklyn.
The anecdotal observations of a young man undergoing military training, his assignments after leaving Paris Island, and through to the end of his service and honorable discharge, the reader is treated to an honest, candid, informative, and intrinsically engaging memoir of life in the Marine Corp at the close of World War II.
At stake is their honorable discharge status and accompanying government benefits.
I cannot kill, participate in warfare, or support any organization that does," he wrote in his application asking for honorable discharge as a conscientious objector.
Recognizing that he would not advance in the military, he applied for and received an honorable discharge last January.
Zwicker, who had lied under oath about ordering an honorable discharge for Communist Party member Irving Peress after the Army knew Peress was an avowed Communist.
Missing were her enlistment date, serial number, unit designation, duty stations, and her honorable discharge.