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Definition

(1) A person who served in the armed forces who has since returned to civilian status. (2) A term used to identify a person still serving with the armed forces, who was deployed to and participated in a named war, warzone, or conflict (e.g., veteran of the Iraq war).

Keywords

Public Health Social Policy Armed Force Civilian Status 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

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