Glossary of Federal Terms


VETERAN — Means a person who was separated covered by the Federal Wage System and their pay with an honorable discharge or under honorable conditions from active duty in the Armed Forces performed during one of the periods described in 5 U.S.C. 2108.

VETERANS’ PREFERENCE — (See PREFERENCE) is an employee’s category of entitlement to preference in the Federal service based on active military service that terminated honorably.

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