services comptant

English translation: Creditable Service

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French term or phrase:services comptant
English translation:Creditable Service
Entered by: Scott de Lesseps

02:00 Sep 8, 2017
French to English translations [PRO]
Government / Politics
French term or phrase: services comptant
From a letter from the Ministry of Defense of France:

Under the heading “EXTRAIT DES SERVICES”, there is a table with a column headed “DETAIL DES
SERVICES”. The first row in that column says: Appelé à l’activité – services comptant
The second row says: Rayé des contrôles le
The next column over simpy gives the dates for each of these.

The target audience is US.
Scott de Lesseps
United States
Local time: 04:44
Creditable Service
Explanation:
The report is a listing of military service records (Extrait des Services), which includes service performed, periods of duty, and date of separation from service (Rayé des contrôles le). Creditable service is used to calculate eligibility for veteran's benefits, such as retirement pensions. Speaking as a 15 year military veteran.

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Note added at 1 hr (2017-09-08 03:45:24 GMT)
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I should add, this is apparently a table for a reserve unit, as "rayé des contrôles" means release from active duty after being called-up, as opposed to separation from active service, which would be "radié des cadres"

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Note added at 17 hrs (2017-09-08 19:36:41 GMT)
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Regarding "rayé des contrôles": The service in question may or not be active duty, as reservists frequently participate in training activities. I would think "released from duty" would be adequate.
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Otha Nash
United States
Local time: 04:44
Grading comment
Thanks to everyone.
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Otha Nash


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Creditable Service


Explanation:
The report is a listing of military service records (Extrait des Services), which includes service performed, periods of duty, and date of separation from service (Rayé des contrôles le). Creditable service is used to calculate eligibility for veteran's benefits, such as retirement pensions. Speaking as a 15 year military veteran.

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Note added at 1 hr (2017-09-08 03:45:24 GMT)
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I should add, this is apparently a table for a reserve unit, as "rayé des contrôles" means release from active duty after being called-up, as opposed to separation from active service, which would be "radié des cadres"

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Note added at 17 hrs (2017-09-08 19:36:41 GMT)
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Regarding "rayé des contrôles": The service in question may or not be active duty, as reservists frequently participate in training activities. I would think "released from duty" would be adequate.

Example sentence(s):
  • La période au cours de laquelle vous avez effectué votre service national est prise en compte dans le calcul de votre retraite.

    Reference: http://www.defense.gouv.fr/sga/liste-infos-pratiques/obtenir...
    Reference: http://droit-finances.commentcamarche.net/faq/8041-service-m...
Otha Nash
United States
Local time: 04:44
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Native speaker of: English
PRO pts in category: 8
Grading comment
Thanks to everyone.
Notes to answerer
Asker: Thank you very much for your suggestion, Otha. Do you think "discharged" is ok for "rayé des contrôles", or would "separation from active service" work better?

Asker: It looks like I can't delete my previous note. I see now you said "release from active duty" works better than "separation from service". I was going to use "discharged", but perhaps "release from active duty" works better?


Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Pierre POUSSIN: Agreed!
1 hr

agree  AllegroTrans: or "reckonable service"
7 hrs

agree  Ben Gaia
14 hrs
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