32 CFR 65.3 - Definitions.

§ 65.3 Definitions.
Active Duty. Defined in section 101(21)(A) of title 38, U.S.C. for Members of the regular components of the Armed Forces. Defined in section 688, 12301(a), 12301(d), 12301(g), 12302, or 12304 of title 10, U.S.C. for Members of the Reserve Components of the Armed Forces.
EATP. The Educational Assistance for Persons Enlisting for Active Duty program, chapter 106A (formerly 107) of title 10, U.S.C.
Entry Level and Skill Training. (1) In the case of members of the Army, Basic Combat Training and Advanced Individual Training, which includes members attending One Station Unit Training (OSUT).
(2) In the case of members of the Navy, Recruit Training (or Boot Camp) and Skill Training (or so-called `A' School).
(3) In the case of members of the Air Force, Basic Military Training and Technical Training.
(4) In the case of members of the Marine Corps, Recruit Training and Marine Corps Training (or School of Infantry Training).
(5) In the case of members of the Coast Guard, Basic Training.
Family Member. For the purpose of this part, a spouse or child enrolled in the Defense Enrollment Eligibility Reporting System (DEERS).
Kickers. Supplemental educational assistance paid to an eligible Service member besides the basic educational assistance, because of the individual's qualifying service, as in section 3316 of title 38, U.S.C.
Institution of Higher Learning (IHL). A training institution as defined in section 3452(f) of title 38, U.S.C., and approved for purposes of chapter 30 of title 38, U.S.C., (including approval by the State approving agency concerned).
Member of the Armed Forces. For the purposes of this part, those individuals on active duty or in the Selected Reserve. Does not include other members of the Ready Reserve (such as the Individual Ready Reserve, standby Reserve, or retired members of the Armed Forces.)
MGIB. The All-Volunteer Force Education Assistance Program, Chapter 30 of title 38, U.S.C.
MGIB-SR. The Educational Assistance for Members of the Selected Reserve program, Chapter 1606 of title 10, U.S.C.
Post-9/11 GI Bill. The Post-9/11 Educational Assistance Program, Chapter 33 of title 38, U.S.C.
REAP. The Reserve Educational Assistance Program, Chapter 1607 of title 10, U.S.C.
Secretary of the Military Department concerned. For a member of the Army, the Navy, the Air Force, the Marine Corps, and the Coast Guard when it is operating as a Service of the Department of the Navy, the term means the Secretary of the Military Department with jurisdiction over that Service member. For a member of the Coast Guard, when the Coast Guard is operating as a Service of the DHS, the term means, “the Secretary of Homeland Security has jurisdiction over that Service member.”
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§ 65.3 Definitions.

Unless otherwise noted, these terms and their definitions are for the purpose of this part:

Active duty. For the Post-9/11 GI Bill, the term “active duty” is defined in 38 U.S.C. 3301(1).

Affiliation kicker. Supplemental educational assistance that may be offered by the Secretary of a Military Department to the monthly amount of educational assistance otherwise payable to an individual pursuant to paragraph (1)(B), or to paragraphs (2) through (7) (as applicable), of 38 U.S.C. 3313(c), to a Service member who is separating honorably from a regular component and who agrees to serve in the Selected Reserve in a skill, specialty, or unit in which there is a critical shortage of personnel or for which it is difficult to recruit and/or retain.

Enlistment kicker. Supplemental educational assistance that may be offered by a Secretary of a Military Department to the monthly amount of educational assistance otherwise payable to an individual pursuant to paragraph (1)(B), or to paragraphs (2) through (7) (as applicable), of 38 U.S.C. 3313(c), who initially enlists in a regular component in a skill or specialty in which there is a critical shortage of personnel or for which it is difficult to recruit.

Family member. A spouse or child as codified in 38 U.S.C. 101 who is enrolled in Defense Eligibility Enrollment Reporting System (DEERS).

Kickers. Supplemental educational assistance that may be offered by a Secretary of a Military Department to the monthly amount of educational assistance otherwise payable to an individual pursuant to paragraph (1)(B), or to paragraphs (2) through (7) (as applicable), of 38 U.S.C. 3313(c).

Reenlistment kicker. Supplemental educational assistance that may be offered by a Secretary of a Military Department to the monthly amount of educational assistance otherwise payable to an individual pursuant to paragraph (1)(B), or to paragraphs (2) through (7) (as applicable), of 38 U.S.C. 3313(c), to a member who, after completing 5 or more years of continuous service, signs an agreement to remain on active duty for a period of at least 2 years.

Secretary Concerned. For a member of the Army, the Navy, the Air Force, the Marine Corps, and the Coast Guard when it is operating as a Service of the Department of the Navy, the term means the Secretary of the Military Department with jurisdiction over that Service member. For a member of the Coast Guard when the Coast Guard is operating as a Service of the DHS, the term means the Secretary of Homeland Security. For a member of the PHS, the term means the Surgeon General. For a member of the NOAA Corps, the term means the Director, NOAA Corps.

Service member. An individual serving on active duty or in the Selected Reserve. Does not include other members of the Ready Reserve (such as the Individual Ready Reserve, standby Reserve, or retired Service members, unless they are serving on active duty.) For purposes of § 65.6, includes members of the PHS and members of the NOAA Corps.

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