Vietnam-Era Veteran

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Vietnam-Era Veteran

A person who served in the United States Armed Forces in Vietnam between 1964 and 1975. Because of the controversy surrounding the Vietnam War, these veterans were sometimes mistreated upon their return home. However, the Vietnam-Era Veteran Readjustment Assistance Act gives these veterans preference in the award of federal contracts.
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3, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Vietnam veterans with Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) were nearly twice as likely to die as those without PTSD, according to the first prospective mortality study of Vietnam veterans.
An important minority of Vietnam veterans are symptomatic after 4 decades, with more than twice as many deteriorating as improving," reported Dr.
26 Federal Register notice the VA determined that available evidence does not support establishing a presumption of exposure to herbicides for Blue Water Navy Vietnam veterans.
The Vietnam Veteran Homecoming Celebration of 2012 honored an estimated 70,000 Vietnam veterans and their friends and families.
On 16 September 2006, the Centre for Military and Veterans' Health (CMVH) had been established in the US to develop a 'sound and workable' research protocol for a health study of the sons and daughters of Vietnam veterans.
The Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund (VVMF) has chosen Tishman Construction Corporation of Washington, D.
According to VA, experts estimate that up to 30 percent of Vietnam veterans and up to 20 percent of Operation Enduring Freedom veterans and Operation Iraqi Freedom veterans have experienced PTSD.
WORCESTER - State and city officials gathered at Green Hill Park Monday for the announcement of state funding for upkeep of the Massachusetts Vietnam Veterans Memorial.
It was several decades belated, but Vietnam War veterans and their supporters gathered Sunday at North Hollywood Park for the official "Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day.
Currently, there are 11 medical conditions recognized or presumed for male Vietnam veterans and 18 medical conditions presumed for female Vietnam veterans.
Since 1975, nearly three times as many Vietnam veterans have committed suicide than were killed in the war, the divorce rate among Vietnam veterans is above 90 percent, and between 40 and 60 percent of Vietnam combatants have persistent problems related to the war.
Area Vietnam veterans will have a chance to visit with one of their former comrades in arms when Montagnard Y-Jut Buonto attends the annual statewide meeting of the Vietnam Veterans Association being held in Eugene on Saturday.
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