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Military Caregiver Leave - Current Member of the Armed Forces

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You indicated that the servicemember is a current member of the Armed Forces, including the National Guard or Reserves.

To take FMLA military caregiver leave to care for a servicemember, the servicemember must be a "covered servicemember," which means he or she is either:

  • undergoing medical treatment, recuperation, or therapy for a serious injury or illness; or
  • in outpatient status for a serious injury or illness; or
  • on the temporary disability retired list for a serious injury or illness.

Does the servicemember meet one or more of the criteria listed above?

Select an option above or Return to Military Family Leave Introduction.