We had a Frenchy go through and he had to be late 30 early 40. He was an LTC or Col.
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A 'Veteran' -- whether active duty, discharged, retired, or reserve --
is someone who, at one point in his life, wrote a blank check made payable to 'The United States of America,' for an amount of 'up to, and including his life.'