Active Duty Determinations for Civilians or Contractual Groups

As the DoD Executive Agent, the Secretary of the Air Force determines, per ยง401(a)(1) of Public Law 95-202, whether the service rendered during a period of Armed Conflict by a civilian or contractual group shall be considered active duty service to the U.S. Armed Forces for all laws administered by the Department of Veterans Affairs. Additionally, the Secretary of the Air Force is responsible for the administration of the Department of Defense Civilian/Military Service Review Board, which reviews applications for such determinations, and for the appointment of both the board's president and the Air Force voting member of the board.
Air Force
Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness (USD(P&R))
AF Review Boards Agency (SAF/MRB)
Col Linda M. Hoover, (240) 612-5353, or Mr. John Vallario, (240) 612-5380,; OSD PSA POC: Mr. Kent Bauer,, (703) 693-4204
Section 401, P.L. 95-202 (Nov 23, 1977)
DoD Directive 1000.20: "Active Duty Service Determinations for Civilian or Contractual Group" (Nov 21, 2003)
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