31 Dec '16, 12pm

DoD Announces New Outreach Efforts to Veterans Regarding Discharges and Military Records

WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The Department of Defense Dec. 30 announced a renewed effort to ensure veterans are aware of the opportunity to have their discharges and military records reviewed. Through enhanced public outreach, engagement with Veterans Service Organizations (VSOs), Military Service Organizations (MSOs) 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 (BCM/NR) or Discharge Review Board (DRB). Additionally, all veterans, VSOs, MSOs, and other interested organizations are invited to offer feedback on their experiences with the BCM/NR or DRB processes, including how the policies and processes can be improved. In the past few years, the department has issued guidan...

Full article: http://www.navy.mil/submit/display.asp?story_id=98324

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