Are there any reasons a veteran would not receive benefits?
There are several issues that would bar a veteran from receiving federal veterans benefits. They are:
- Conscientious objector
- General court martial
- Alien during a period of hostilities
- Officer who resigned for the good of the service
- Absence without official leave (AWOL) for at least 180 continuous days
- Acceptance of an “undesirable” to avoid General Court Martial
- Mutiny or spying
- Conviction or felony
- Willful or persistent misconduct
- Homosexual acts involving aggravation circumstances or other factors affecting duty or accompanied by assault or coercion, child molestation, homosexual prostitution, acts taking place between disparate ranks, grade, status when taking advantage of rank.