Veteran Status Help
A veteran is an individual who served at least one day in the active military, naval, or air service, and who was discharged or released under conditions other than dishonorable, as specified in 38 U.S.C. 101(2). Active service includes full-time Federal service in the National Guard or a Reserve Component.
An individual who is:
a) the spouse of any veteran who died of a service-connected disability;
b) the spouse of any member of the Armed Forces serving on active duty, who at the time of application for the priority, is listed in one or more of the following categories and has been so listed for a total of more than 90 days: i) missing in action; ii) captured in the line of duty by a hostile force; or iii) forcibly detained or interned in the line of duty by a foreign government or power;
c) the spouse of any veteran who has a total disability resulting from a service-connected disability, as evaluated by the Department of Veterans Affairs; or
d) the spouse of a veteran who died while a disability so evaluated was in existence.