Draft Status    - Draft Categories which could be assigned in 1969. The Selective Service Act of 1967 required all men between the ages of 18 and 26 to register for service. Those called up to active military duty were said to have been drafted.  There many categories of draft status...I-A got you to Vietnam in a hurry.  IV-F kept you out of the military.  There were many "loop holes" as indicated by the other categories shown below.

Classification

Definition

I-A

Available for military service.

I-A-0

Conscientious objector available for noncombatants military service only.

I-C

A member of the armed forces of the U.S., the Coast and Geodetic Survey, or the Public Health Service.

I-D

A member of reserve components a or student taking military training.

I-H

Registrant not currently subject to processing for induction.

I-0

A conscientious objector available for civilian work contributing to the maintenance of the national health, safety, or interest.

I-S

Student deferred by statute (High School).

I-Y

Registrant available for military service, but qualified for military only in the event of war or national emergency.

I-W

Conscientious objector performing civilian work contributing to the maintenance of the national health, safety, or interest.

II-A

Registrant deferred because of civilian occupation.

II-C

Registrant deferred because of agricultural occupation.

II-D

Registrant deferred because of study preparing for the ministry.

II-S

Registrant deferred because of activity in study.

III-A

Registrant with a child or children; registrant deferred by reason of extreme hardship to dependents

IV-A

Registrant who has completed service or sole surviving son.

IV-B

Official deferred by law.

IV-C

Alien.

IV-D

Minister of religion or divinity student.

IV-F

Registrant not qualified for any military service.

IV-G

Registrant exempt from service during peace (surviving son or brother).

IV-W

Conscientious objector who has completed alternate service contributing to the maintenance of the national health, safety,
 or other  interests in lieu of induction into the Armed Forces of the United States.

V-A

Registrant over the age of liability for  military service.



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