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What is considered active duty military pay?

I am a national guard soldier that has active duty pay, drill pay, and bonus pay all included on my w-2. Do I claim the whole w-2 as active duty military pay or can I not claim it because some of it is not considered "active duty" pay?
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What is considered active duty military pay?

Unfortunately, no. Only the portion reported as "Active Duty Pay" on your W-2 should be considered active duty. You must have orders for 90 days active service served at the same (consecutively) within one year to qualify for active duty. Drills, AT, and bonuses should not be included in active duty pay.

See also: Understanding Military Active Duty