Until now, online military exchange shopping was available only to active-duty, reserve and Guard members, retirees, 100 percent disabled veterans and their dependent family members, and certain others.
"It's an honor to now provide this service and benefit to our well-deserving veterans.
Vet uses information from the Defense Department's Defense Manpower Data Center to verify a veteran's status; veterans will receive notification of their acceptance as online shoppers or, if their records are incomplete, will receive guidance on the steps they can take to update those records.
This new benefit, which would increase the online shopping base by an estimated 13 million veterans, applies only to shopping online at the military exchanges, not at the physical buildings on military installations.
Military life tends to take over a bit from time to time, but remember your individuality. Doing this will help your survive long deployments and separations so much better.
This includes family members with the signed authorization of the veteran.
If you do not meet the definition of NOK, you are considered a member of the general public.
How the type of record (archival or non-archival) affects NOK requests for medals: The Official Military Personnel File (OMPF) is used to verify awards to which a veteran may be entitled.
Of course, there are a few military girlfriends who give the title a bad name. They take advantage of service members and make poor choices.
Having a life in addition to the one with your service member will help you remember who you are as a person.