DD214 Corrections for Veterans Discharged Under “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” and Prior Policies

This guide is intended to set forth a step-by-step process to upgrading a less than fully Honorable discharge characterization, changing the narrative reason for discharge, and upgrading the reenlistment code (RE-Code) for veterans discharged under DADT and prior policies.

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