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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Dd Form 256n

I want it on my drivers license. That is all I did and I received my driver license. Hello Evan, Thank you for contacting me. I keep saying that we were civilian workers, and are being called liars. DDA for honorable discharge from reserves as Captain. Our question today is from a former Reservist who received a DD Formand wants to know if this can be used to obtain a DD Form in order to qualify for certain Veterans Benefits.

I am lost as to how I can rectify this. So now I think none fd this really qualifies for any true veteran benefits, correct? Any help with information would be such a blessing.

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

Then there are those of us who tried to go 256m duty but kept running into roadblocks…you know, like folks sho promised to help take care of rd children but then backed out even though they knew from the get-go you may be called up any time. I was a reservist only so once completed I went back to my reserve unit and served 12 years, ultimately receiving an Honorable Discharge Certificate.


He was on a carrier and a boiler blew up and he was injured. I have a question; My Father retired from the Army in after 25 years.

Neither one of us got anything stating that we served even as civilians. Basically it shows that you served with a military reserve unit, and often includes information such as dates and locations served, your career field, discharge classification Honorable, less than honorable, etc.

I received a DDA at the end of my total commitment in Learn how your comment data is processed.

We all signed a blank check to be cashed with our lives if necessary! All active duty servicemembers are issued a DD Form when they separate from active duty. When I separated I received orders stating my honorable discharge, but never received a DD Can anyone answer that question? You should be able to use those records to obtain a DD if your unit was officially activated.

In addition to the DD Form received after initial training, members of the Reserve Component should receive a DD Form when they leave active duty if they served at least 90 consecutive days or more of active duty service. The instructions the veteran receives with the DD Form are simple: During my 1st 2 years of reserve time I was injured requiring stitches on my head when a hatch fell on me.

I have already contacted records and they sent me my whole service record.


I am a daughter of the American Revolution. I did weekend drills from Sept.

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

I recommend contacting the National Archives to see if they have additional military service records. I joined the Navy Sea-bees reserves in and during desert storm my unit nmcb22 was activated by from what i remember the president.

I wish you the best, and thank you for your service! Not sure about every branch, but the Air Force Reserve providing us with a every year that has a complete breakdown of all Active dates starting and ending performed for that year. They have trained veterans benefits counselors that can assist you to verify benefits eligibility and make any benefits claims if you are eligible.


Yes, it seems to me that you should be eligible for a DD based on your service dates and type of service. If you are activated, you will get another to cover the time on active duty.

Hello Chris, Thank you for contacting me. Sorry for being so long, but lots of information to digest and xd of questions that need to be answered. Am now 82, so no hope, but feel a little left out. My employer says I do not have an honorable discharge.

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