Types of Military Discharges


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If a military member served in the military, had a clean record, but didn't meet certain quotas required in the military, what type of discharge would he receive?

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1. Johnny has just received a bad conduct discharge. He wants to continue with his education. Is he eligible to receive education benefits? Why?

2. What action warrants a Dishonorable discharge?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Find out how much you know about military service discharges. Answer interactive quiz questions on key points like a discharge from the military associated with an inability to meet quotas and retaining education benefits after a discharge.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The following will be addressed:

  • A Dishonorable discharge
  • Discharge for selling drugs in the military
  • How special circumstances can apply in discharge situations

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on military service discharges
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about a type of discharge regarding unmet quotas and what would happen to somebody who was caught selling drugs in the military
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding a Dishonorable discharge

Additional Learning

Feel free to learn more about military service with the lesson called Types of Military Discharges. These topics will be discussed for your benefit:

  • Example of a military discharge regarding violence
  • Military discharge definition
  • Other Than Honorable Conditions Discharge
  • Entry Level Separation (ELS)
  • Punitive discharges and other discharges related to military and veteran benefits