31 Dec '16, 2am

@DeptofDefense announces renewed effort to ensure vets have opportunity for discharges to be reviewed

@DeptofDefense announces renewed effort to ensure vets have opportunity for discharges to be reviewed

WASHINGTON-- The Defense Department Friday announced a renewed effort to ensure veterans are aware of the opportunity to have their discharges and military records reviewed, according to a DOD news release. Through enhanced public outreach; engagement with veterans' service organizations, military service organizations, and other outside groups; as well as direct outreach to individual veterans, the department encourages all veterans who believe they have experienced an error or injustice to request relief from their service's Board for Correction of Military/Naval Records or Discharge Review Board, the release said. REVIEW, POTENTIAL UPGRADE OF DISCHARGE STATUS With Friday's announcement, the department is reaffirming its intention to review and potentially upgrade the discharge status of all individuals who are eligible and who apply, the release said. Additionally, all ...

Full article: https://www.army.mil/article/180202/

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