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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A decade after the war's end, the labor force status of Vietnam-era veterans is generally quite similar to that of nonveterans.
He is a service-connected disabled Vietnam-era veteran who served in the U.
NORTHBRIDGE - The Blackstone Valley Veterans Association has started a campaign to raise money for a new Vietnam-era Veterans Memorial at Memorial Square in the Whitinsville part of town.
It's also real enough for Karen Greenwood, the city's veterans' agent and a Vietnam-era veteran.
New York Police Commissioner Ray Kelly, a 30-year Marine and Vietnam combat veteran who retired as a Colonel, will present the award to Swanson -- himself a Vietnam-era veteran who retired from the corps as a captain.
A Vietnam-era veteran and member of the Paralyzed Veterans of America, Shepherd has spoken extensively on disability issues in the United States and internationally, including testimony before the U.
A professional psychologist, he was most noted for bringing the needs of Vietnam-era veterans to the public's attention.
And, most importantly, thank you to the Vietnam-era veterans and their families who join us - you honor us with your presence.
org) is the nation's only congressionally chartered veterans service organization dedicated to the needs of Vietnam-era veterans and their families.
Very few World War II and Korean War veterans are still in the labor force, and the majority of the Vietnam-era veterans are at or nearing retirement age.
Researchers have found that Vietnam-era veterans with more experiences involving killing in war were twice as likely to have reported suicidal thoughts as veterans who had fewer or no experiences killing in war.
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