Originally Posted by DuckieTigger
He didn't retire. His enlistment was nearly up and they started outsourcing his career field to civilians so they gave him the choice to retrain all over again, Join the Army or get out early. Due to a family crisis at home at the time he chose to leave to help out. Was in the Inactive Reserves for several years but that's over with now so I'm pretty sure he doesn't qualify.
The only benefit we still get is his GI Bill.