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If a student is in the National Guard or an Active Duty military member, are they considered a veteran for purposes of filling out the FAFSA?

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If the student was a member of the National Guard or were a Reservist who was called to Active Duty for other than training purposes and can verify that their release from Active Duty was other than dishonorable, they are considered a veteran for FAFSA purposes.

If a student is on Active Duty in the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines or Coast Guard, but will be a veteran by June 30th of the year they are applying for aid, and can verify that their release from Active Duty as other than dishonorable, they are considered a veteran for FAFSA purposes. If their Active Duty will continue past June 30th, however, they are not considered a veteran for FAFSA purposes.