What is active military service?
Active military service means full-time service, other than active duty for training, as a member of the Army, Marine Corps, Navy, Air Force, Coast Guard, or as a commissioned officer of the Public Health Service, Environmental Science Services Administration or National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, or it predecessor, the Coast and Geodetic Survey.

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1. Who is a veteran?
2. How do I know if I am eligible for veterans' benefits?
3. What is active military service?
4. What if I don't know where my discharge certificate (DD-214) is?
5. If my spouse dies before me can he/she be buried in a Veteran's Cemetery?
6. How long after discharge can I wait before using my Education Benefits?
7. How do I obtain a Certificate of Eligibility for a VA Home Loan Guaranty?
8. Should I seek the assistance of an accredited Veterans Service Officer (VSO) and why?
9. How do I find an accredited Veterans Service Officer (VSO)?