Contrary to calling a retired Marine or a Marine who got out of service an ex-Marine, they should be referred to as “former enlisted” or “former commissioned officers,” Hoke said.
Is it Semper Fi or Semper Fi?
Semper fidelis (Latin pronunciation: [ˈsɛmpɛr fɪˈdeːlɪs]) is a Latin phrase that means always faithful or always loyal. It is the motto of the United States Marine Corps, usually shortened to Semper Fi.
Are you ever an ex Marine?
Absolutely, there is no such thing as an ex-Marine, he said. Once a Marine, always a Marine. When people say former Marine, most oftentimes, it refers to someone who formerly served in an active or reserve capacity.
How long are you a protected veteran?
A recently separated veteran is a protected veteran when they separate from the military/stop serving on active duty and for three years afterward. This three year period begins on the date of discharge/release from active duty.
What does it mean if you are not a protected veteran?
Under VEVRAA, a veteran may be classified as a disabled veteran, recently separated veteran, active duty wartime or campaign badge veteran, or Armed Forces service medal veteran. If you answered “no” to any of the questions, you may not be considered a protected veteran.