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If an OIF/OND reservist was medi-vac’d out of Iraq and did not complete two years of active duty, is s/he still eligible for 5 years of free VA health care?

Published 11/16/2004 11:14 AM   |    Updated 03/01/2016 01:43 PM

If an OIF/OND reservist was medi-vac'd out of Iraq and did not complete two years of active duty, is s/he still eligible for 5 years of free VA health care?

Reservists/National Guard are not required to complete two years of active duty service but rather the term for which they are called. Additionally, any active duty service member injured on active duty and subsequently discharged as a result of a disability incurred in the line of duty is automatically eligible for placement into enrollment Priority Group 3 and is not subject to length of service requirements.