Eligibility

Eligibility for Services

War Zone Veterans - all eras, including:

  • World War II - three eligible categories
    • European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal (December 7, 1941 to November 8,1945)
    • Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal (December 7, 1941 to 2 March 1946)
    • American Campaign Medal (December 7, 1941 - 2 March 1946)
  • Korean War - June 27, 1950 to July 27, 1954 (eligible for the Korean Service Medal)
  • Vietnam War - February 28, 1961 to May 7, 1975
  • Vietnam Era Non Theater - August 5, 1964 to May 7, 1975
  • Lebanon - August 26, 1982, to February 26, 1984
  • Grenada - October 23, 1983, to November 21, 1983
  • Panama - December 20, 1989, to January 31, 1990
  • Persian Gulf - August 2, 1990 to present
  • Somalia - September 5, 1992 to present
  • Kosovo/Bosnia - November 20, 1995 to present
  • WWII Merchant Marines - December 7, 1941 to August 15, 1945
  • Women and men of all eras who were sexually harassed or assaulted while on active duty.
  • Peacekeeping Forces - 1991 to Present