Definitions for "Active duty"
Full-time duty in the Armed Forces of the United States Army, Navy, Marine Corps, Air Force or Coast Guard, or in a reserve component, for purposes other than training.
Continuous duty on a daily basis. Comparable to "full-time" as used in reference to a civilian job.
Full-time duty in the active military service of the United States. It includes federal duty of the active list (for National Guard personnel), full-time training duty, annual training, and attendance while in the active military service at a school designated as a service school by law or the Secretary of the Military Department concerned. As it relates to medical care, the term Active Duty does not include Active Duty for Training.