Discharges

Discharges

This table shows eligibility for benefits based only on type of discharge.

Legend: E -Eligible; NE-Not Eligible; TBD -To Be Determined by the Administering Agency

Benefits
Discharge Type
Honorable
General
Other than Honorable
Bad Conduct
Dishonorable
Payment for accrued leave
E
E
NE
NE
NE
Death gratuity (6 months’ pay) and other death benefits
E
E
E
E
NE
Transportation home
E
E
E
E
E
Transportation of dependents and household goods home
E
E
TBD
TBD
TBD
Wearing of military uniform
E
E
NE
NE
NE
Admission to soldiers’ home
E
E
NE
NE
NE
Army Board for Correction of Military Records
E
E
E
E
E
Army Discharge Review Board
E
E
E
NE
NE
Burial in Army national cemeteries
E
E
NE
NE
NE
Burial in Army post cemeteries
E
E
NE
NE
NE
Dependency and indemnity compensation
E
E
TBD
TBD
NE
Pension for nonservice-connected disability or death
E
E
TBD
TBD
NE
Medal of Honor Roll pension
E
E
TBD
TBD
NE
Insurance
E
E
TBD
TBD
TBD
Vocational rehabilitation
E
E
TBD
TBD
NE
Educational assistance (including fight training and apprentice training)
E
E
TBD
TBD
NE
Survivors’ and dependents’ educational assistance
E
E
TBD
TBD
NE
Home and other loans
E
E
TBD
TBD
NE
Hospitalization and domiciliary care
E
E
TBD
TBD
NE
Medical and dental services
E
E
TBD
TBD
NE
Prosthetic appliances (DV)
E
E
TBD
TBD
NE
Guide dogs and equipment for blindness (DV)
E
E
TBD
TBD
NE
Special housing (DV)
E
E
TBD
TBD
NE
Automobiles (DV)
E
E
TBD
TBD
NE
Funeral and burial expenses
E
E
TBD
TBD
NE
Burial Flag
E
E
TBD
TBD
NE
Burial in national cemetery
E
E
TBD
TBD
NE
Headstone marker
E
E
TBD
TBD
NE
Preference for farm loans (Dept of Agriculture)
E
E
E
E
NE
Preference for farm loans and other rural housing loans (Dept of Agriculture)
E
E
E
E
NE
Civil service preference (OPM)
E
E
NE
NE
NE
Civil service retirement credit (OPM)
E
NE
NE
NE
NE
Reemployment rights (Dept of Labor)
E
E
E
E
NE
Job counseling and employment and training placement through state job services (Dept of Labor)
E
E
E
E
NE
Unemployment compensation for ex-soldiers (Dept of Labor)
E
TBD
NE
NE
NE
Naturalization benefits (Dept of Justice) (INS)
E
E
NE
NE
NE
Old age survivors and disability insurance (SSA)
E
E
TBD
TBD
NE
Job preference, public works projects (Dept of Commerce)
E
E
TBD
TBD
NE

Elsewhere: visit the Veterans Affairs web site for general information on Veterans Benefits.