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Recovering Service Member (RSM)

Date of Publication:

3/25/2013

Definition:

A service member who is undergoing medical treatment, recuperation, or therapy and is in an inpatient or outpatient status, who incurred or aggravated a serious illness or injury in the line of duty, and who may be assigned to a temporary disability retired or permanent disability retired list due to the Military Department’s Disability Evaluation System proceedings.

Source of Definition:

DoD Instruction 1300.25: Guidance for the Education and Employment Initiative (E2I) and Operation WARFIGHTER (OWF)

Last Updated: November 08, 2022
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