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A 10 point preference eligible is a veteran or eligible family member of a veteran who served at any time, was discharged or released from active duty in the armed forces under honorable conditions and:

  1. has a compensable service connected disability,
  2. has a present service-connected disability or is receiving compensation, disability retirement benefits, or pension from the military or the Department of Veterans Affairs OR
  3. has received a Purple Heart.

The veteran must have been discharged under an honorable or general discharge.

Note: Certain spouses, widows, widowers, or parents of veterans may also be entitled.
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