The DD Form 214, Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty, generally referred to as a "DD 214", is a document of the United States Department of Defense, issued upon a military service member's retirement, separation, or discharge from active duty in the Armed Forces of the United States, e.g., U.S. Air
Considering this, how many copies of the dd214 are there?
Additionally, what does a member 4 dd214 look like?
A member-4 copy is the original DD214 you received which includes your type of discharge (honorable, etc.) and re-enlistment code. This is what an employer usually asks for. A "service-2" DD214 is a copy, which as long as it has your full discharge info, it should be fine.
How do I obtain my dd214?
The best way to receive a copy of your DD 214 is get an eBenefits account. Go to www.ebenefits.va.gov and register. Once you have a premium account, click on the "Manage Benefits" tab, and go to the Military Personnel File (DPRIS) link to request a copy of the DD 214.
Can I call myself a veteran?
U.S. Guard and Reserve Members are Officially 'Veterans' It was understandably strange to have dedicated so much of one's life to the U.S. Armed Forces, and yet not be entitled to call oneself a veteran.