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Military Health System

Proximate Result

Date of Publication:

11/10/2022

Definition:

A permanent disability the result of, arising from, or connected with active duty, annual training, active duty for training, or IDT, to include travel to and from such duty or remaining overnight between successive periods of IDT. The proximate result statutory criterion for entitlement to disability compensation under Chapter 61 of Title 10, U.S.C. does not apply to applicable RC Service members being retired for disability as of Sept. 24, 1996 or being separated with disability severance pay as of Oct. 5, 1999.

Source of Definition:

DoDI 1332.18: Disability Evaluation System (DES)

Last Updated: November 30, 2022
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