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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Expand eligibility for the VA's Program of Comprehensive Assistance for Family Caregivers to veterans of all generations, including Vietnam-era veterans.
0 World War II, Korean War, and Vietnam-era veterans 8,490 40.
Harris wrote this to introduce an extensive study of the American public and Vietnam-era veterans that he was submitting to Roberts.
It will be awarded to Vietnam-era veterans, their spouses, direct descendants or US military veterans of any era.
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.
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.
Two large black granite stones measuring 51/2 feet tall by 71/2 feet wide at the monument contain more than 400 names of local Vietnam-era veterans.
The demonstration started half dozen Vietnam-era veterans calling for better medical care and other issues were joined in an unauthorized march by dozens of members of the Occupy movement against economic inequality.
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.
Underlying this research is the question of what is unique about Vietnam or Vietnam-era veterans to help explain a high prevalence of hepatitis C which was not observed in World War II or Korean era veterans, said Professor Waters who is also Staff Hepatologist, Memphis Veteran Affairs (VA) Medical Centre Associate.
PTSD is an ongoing concern for Vietnam veterans, and today, Vietnam-era veterans still constitute the largest group of veterans receiving VA care for PTSD.
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