The dates of military service determined by the VA are as follows:

  • World War II: Dec. 7, 1941 – Dec. 31, 1946.
  • Korean War: June 27, 1950 – Jan. 31, 1955.
  • Vietnam War: Feb. 28, 1961 – May 7, 1975.
  • Persian Gulf War: Aug. 2, 1990 – present.