The claimant is the person who will be receiving this benefit. The veteran is the person who has served. The claimant and the veteran can be the same. Your answers to the following questions will determine whether the claimant is eligible to apply for this benefit. If the claimant is eligible, you will immediately receive the entire claim package required by the VA along with coaching tips, helpful hints and detailed instructions.
4. Did the veteran serve at least one day of active duty during one of the war–time periods listed below (overseas or actual combat not required)? World War II-December 7, 1941 through December 31, 1946. Korean Conflict-June 27, 1950 through January 31, 1955. Vietnam Era-August 5, 1964 through May 7, 1975. Persian Gulf War-August 2, 1990 through a date to be set by Presidential Proclamation.