Retired Member of the Uniformed Services Law and Legal Definition

The term "retired member of the uniformed services" means “a member or former member of the uniformed services entitled to retired or retainer pay, and a member who has been transferred to the Retired Reserve and who would be entitled to retired pay under chapter 1223 of title 10 [10 USCS §§ 12731 et seq.] but for not having attained the age of 60 and who satisfies such eligibility requirements as the Office of Personnel Management prescribes under section 9008 [5 USCS § 9008].” (5 USCS § 9001)