Members of the Armed Services who are on active duty or in active military service can receive protections, as well as their dependents. This applies to members of the following groups:
- Active duty members of the Army, Air Force, Coast Guard, Marine Corps, Navy and National Guard.
- Active service members of the commissioned corps of the National Ocean Administration or the national Public Health Services.
- All U.S. citizens serving with the armed forces of a nation with which the United States is allied in the prosecution of a war or military action.
- Their spouses and dependent children.