38 USC 3301 - Definitions
Sec. 3301. DefinitionsIn this chapter:
(1) The term "active duty" has the meanings as follows (subject to the limitations specified in sections 3002 (6) and 3311 (b)):
(A) In the case of members of the regular components of the Armed Forces, the meaning given such term in section 101 (21)(A).
(B) In the case of members of the reserve components of the Armed Forces, service on active duty under a call or order to active duty under section 688, 12301 (a), 12301 (d), 12301 (g), 12302, or 12304 of title 10.
(2) The term "entry level and skill training" means the following:
(A) In the case of members of the Army, Basic Combat Training and Advanced Individual Training.
(B) In the case of members of the Navy, Recruit Training (or Boot Camp) and Skill Training (or so-called "A" School).
(C) In the case of members of the Air Force, Basic Military Training and Technical Training.
(D) In the case of members of the Marine Corps, Recruit Training and Marine Corps Training (or School of Infantry Training).
(E) In the case of members of the Coast Guard, Basic Training.
(3) The term "program of education" has the meaning given such term in section 3002, except to the extent otherwise provided in section 3313.
(4) The term "Secretary of Defense" means the Secretary of Defense, except that the term means the Secretary of Homeland Security with respect to the Coast Guard when it is not operating as a service in the Navy.
Last modified: July 21, 2011