Federal Benefit - War-Time Service

Franklin County Veteran Affairs


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General Information
Description of ServiceWar-Time Service
Certain VA benefits require service during wartime. Under law, VA recognizes these war periods:
Mexican Border Period: May 9, 1916 through April 5, 1917, for veterans who served in Mexico, on its borders or in adjacent waters.
World War I: April 6, 1917 through November 11, 1918; for veterans who served in Russia, April 6, 1917 through April 1, 1920; extended through July 1, 1921, for veterans who had at least one day of service between April 6, 1917 and November 11, 1918.
World War II: December 7, 1941 through December 31, 1946
Korean War: June 27, 1950 through January 31, 1955
Vietnam War: August 5, 1964 (February 28, 1961, for veterans who served “in country” before August 5, 1964) through May 7, 1975
Gulf War: August 2, 1990 through a date to be set by law or Presidential Proclamation.
LocationFranklin
Geographical AreaFranklin County
Intake ProcedureIndividuals should call the office to schedule an appointment for services.
 
Client Information
Target PopulationMilitary/Veterans
Intended ParticipantsVeteran, Veteran Families
Age GroupAdults
GenderEither
OtherDD214
EligibilitySee the description of the service for specific eligibility details.
 
Fees or Charges
Types of FeesServices are provided at no cost.
 
Availability
Hours of Operation Monday - Friday, 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Contact Information
 
Contact's Name Tara Goetz
Contact's Phone 717-263-4326
Contact's Email tngoetz@franklincountypa.gov
Physical Site Address 1 425 Franklin Farm Lane
Physical Site City, State, Zip Chambersburg, PA 17202
Main Phone 717-263-4326
Fax 717-263-1905
Web Address www.franklincountypa.gov
 
 
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: Franklin County Human Services
Affiliated Program: Franklin County Veteran Affairs
This Service: Federal Benefit - War-Time Service
 
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Veteran Pension Program (NS-1800.9000-960)