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What benefits are lost by General under honorable

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What benefits are lost...

What benefits are lost by General under honorable conditions ? Do they have burial benefits ?

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He was discharged 45 years ago

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Ok, He was discharged 45 years ago with a GUHC.. Does he have Military burial benefits ?

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Military Lawyer: Allen M., Esq., Lawyer replied 21 days ago
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The main military benefit that is lost is the GI Bill eligibility. For burial rights, yes a General will apply.

There are some other benefits, such as farm loans, defense housing purchases, homestead benefits, civil service preference or credit towards civil retirement that would not be available.

For the most part though, the General discharge grants the same benefits.

Here is a fairly comprehensive list:

http://www.mcasiwakuni.marines.mil/Portals/112/Docs/sja/discharge%20list.pdf

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