Claim for Benefits as a Result of Administrative Upgrade of Former Army Member's Discharge

B-188041: Apr 22, 1977

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A former Army member claimed benefits based on a change in his military records to reflect an honorable rather than an undesirable discharge. The discharge absolutely terminates a member's contractual relationship with the government regarding military pay and allowances, and subsequent changes in the discharge do not create any right to military pay for periods after the discharge date.