Article - State Government
(a) In this subtitle the following words have the meanings indicated.
(b) “Department” means the Department of Veterans Affairs.
(c) “Secretary” means the Secretary of Veterans Affairs.
(d) Except as otherwise provided in §§ 9-906 and 9-907 of this subtitle, “veteran” means an individual who served on active duty in the armed forces of the United States, other than for training, and was discharged or released under conditions other than dishonorable.