Your experience and expertise in a military role has uniquely qualified you to serve our government in the civil service. Because of your devotion and commitment to our country, the government takes your veteran status into consideration if you apply to a Federal position. You should use this to your advantage.
To be eligible for Veterans’ Preference, you must have been discharged or released from active duty in the U.S. Armed Forces under honorable conditions. To receive Veterans’ Preference when applying for a job, you must demonstrate proper documentation of your eligibility. The member 4 copy of your DD214, “Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty,” is preferable.