on active duty

on active duty

in battle or ready to go into battle. (Military.) The soldier was on active duty for ten months. That was a long time to be on active duty.
See also: active, duty, on
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The LAPD currently has 54 employees on active duty in Iraq and Afghanistan or working on Department of Homeland Security assignments in the United States.
The city ensures that all employees on active duty receive full salary and benefits, paying the difference between their military income and their regular LAPD salary and benefits.
This article provides a general overview of the background and purpose behind USERRA in addition to the rights and obligations of the employee and employer and the prohibition against discrimination based on active duty.
service pursuant to an order to remain on active duty because of war or national emergency;
Coming off the Cold War, the Army had 18 divisions on active duty, in comparison to 10 today, and had little in the way of a pressing commission with the imminent collapse of the Soviet Union.
And so, paying for the salaries and benefits and families of 50,000 or 500,000 extra soldiers on active duty over the course of their careers doesn't, from a military standpoint, make sense.
It is possible that a Form W-2 will be issued to the military member for other wages earned or compensation paid during the year that he or she is on active duty, so it is more practical to report the differential payments in Box 1 of the same return, rather than to issue a separate Form 1099-MISC for the differential payments.
219(g)(6)(A) provides that MAFs (including members of reserve units) who have served more than 90 days on active duty are deemed to be active participants in an employer-maintained retirement plan.
The company will also extend this same pay differential to employees who have been on active duty at any time in the last three years.
The injured reservists and family members of those still on active duty will gather at a picnic next Saturday, May 3.
To qualify for relief, the borrower must be currently on active duty with the U.
Called the ``Freedom Pay'' program, the legislation would give a state tax credit to businesses that make up the difference between employees' civilian pay and the pay they will receive on active duty.
These benefits apply automatically when the customer presents proof of mobilization or placement on active duty status.
I'm back on active duty in the community, socially, and spiritually.
The three-time Grammy Award winner and seven-time American Music Award winner, MC Hammer, addresses the precarious political situation in the world today on ACTIVE DUTY, as a result of his early days in the Navy.