The Navy Personnel Command can only issue the Honorable Discharge (DD Form N) certificate. The certificate may be issued in. DD-2, Us Uniformed Services Identification Card. DD, Report of DDN, Honorable Discharge Certificate. DDA, General. A DD Form or DD Form must indicate a period of active duty service dates to be a valid document for eligibility determination purposes.

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You might also be able to prove your military service with a membership card to a military organization such as the VFW, American Legion, or similar service organization. Basically fd shows that you served with a military reserve unit, and often includes information such as dates de locations served, your career field, discharge classification Honorable, less than honorable, etc.

Yes, Louis, you are considered a veteran. I am trying to have all my military time counted toward my Army civilian retirement. Learn how your comment data df processed. So… a DD, with a transfer to the reserves. Hello Evan, Thank you for contacting me. I contacted the NPRC, they told me they did not have reserve records only active duty.

The long form will have discharge info.

All dx duty servicemembers are issued a DD Form when they separate from active duty. I was put on a NOE and was discharged after 11 months being treated at Navy hospital. I have a question; My Father retired from the Army in after 25 years. Has anyone requested their reserve time records?


I spent 8 years in the active USNR and received a dd n in I hope this is helpful, and thanks for your service! I have a huge stack of orders because I hardly ever did my 15 days together, so I have an order for 1, 2, or 3 days in most cases, and each order has to fd entered separately.

Dd Form 256n

If your branch of service no longer has these records, then you should contact the National Archiveswhere military service records are permanently maintained. This article is wrong!

I had Fire Fighting training, my injury requiring stitches.

Here are some tips for getting copies of your De Formmilitary records, and other information:. The best way is with a military ID card not applicable for you, but it would be for othersa VA Issued ID cardor a drivers license or other state ID card with a veterans designation. However, 25n storm had ended rather fast and we never even made it for the additional training. I gladly order my DD 256h it says uncharacterized for the 13 weeks, reason due to completion of entry level training.

The best course of action is contacting a veterans benefits office that can help you go through your service records, time of service, and other factors to help you determine your benefits eligibility.

Can You Use a DD Form to Get a DD Form ?

You are in my book. Please no one post bull crap replies, I know what I talking about.


Richard, Thank you for contacting me. I am lost as to how I can rectify this. The only way to know for certain is to have the VA verify your service dates and type of service to see if 25n are eligible for any benefits.

AFISeparation Documents. Also note — some states offer a Veterans Designation on drivers licenses. I want it on my drivers license.

Can You Use a DD Form 256 to Get a DD Form 214?

We have researched and nobody can find us as being in the military. I believe you should be eligible for a DD if your unit was officially activated. Where are the records for my service as a reservist? My dear wife was 6 months pregnant at the time, and we were worried about the probable post.

My question is I have a Dd for a short stint but I never got a new Dd when I was discharged, I received a Ddn, after not getting well enough to continue serving. That is all I did and I received my driver license. I joined the Navy Sea-bees reserves in and during desert storm my unit nmcb22 was activated by from what i remember the president.