• Feb 26, 2024
  • 5:33 PM

Veteran Defined


Veteran is defined by NRS 417.005 as the following:

NRS 417.005  “Veteran” defined.  As used in this title, unless the context otherwise requires, “veteran” means a resident of this State who:

      1.  Was regularly enlisted, drafted, inducted or commissioned in the:

      (a) Armed Forces of the United States and was accepted for and assigned to active duty in the Armed Forces of the United States;

      (b) National Guard or a reserve component of the Armed Forces of the United States and was accepted for and assigned to duty for a minimum of 6 continuous years; or

      (c) Commissioned Corps of the United States Public Health Service or the Commissioned Corps of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration of the United States and served in the capacity of a commissioned officer while on active duty in defense of the United States; and

      2.  Was separated from such service under conditions other than dishonorable.

      (Added to NRS by 2013, 749)