* A DD Form 256 or DD Form 257 must indicate a period of active duty service dates to be a valid document for eligibility determination purposes.
** Valid only if active duty service dates are indicated.
*** The DD Form 214 has been issued by all military services since January 1, 1950. Before January 1, 1950, several similar forms were used by the military services.
**** NGB Form 22 can be used to verify eligibility if it indicates prior active federal service other than for training or a minimum of 20 years total service for pay.
Membership Application - IMPORTANT: please do not submit an application if you have not received an invitation to join SALUTE. If you have questions about how to get an invitation, please contact WaldenSALUTE@mail.waldenu.edu
If you are a current member of the SALUTE Veterans National Honor Society but would like to transfer your membership to Walden's chapter, please fill out the Transfer Application. *NOTE: Transfer applications are only processed during SALUTE Membership Drives (Annually March and November)*
This membership recognizes college graduates whose academic performance would have qualified them while a student. These members are encouraged to serve as a support to currently matriculating and recently graduated SALUTE members as they transition into the professional world.
Criteria for induction (applicant must be a VETERAN and meet one or more of the follow:
Expectations: Professional members are expected to support their local chapters in the manner that best suits their talents and abilities and the needs of the chapters. The following serves as an example but is not all inclusive:
This membership recognizes individuals who do not qualify for SALUTE as a student or professional but has significantly impacted the development or growth of a local chapter. Nominations are submitted by the chapter director.
Criteria for induction (applicant must meet one or more of the following):
Expectations: Honorary members are expected to support their local chapters in the manner that best suits their talents and abilities and the needs of the chapters. The following serves as an example but is not all inclusive: