Wartime Dates of Service

Wartime Dates of Service

Official Dates for Periods of War According to Code of Federal Regulations, Title 38, Part 3.2

Mexican Border: May 9, 1916 to April 5, 1917
World War I: April 6, 1917 to November 11, 1918 April 1, 1920 if served in Russia
World War II: December 7, 1941 to December 31, 1946
Korean War: June 27, 1950 to January 31, 1955
Vietnam War: August 5, 1964 to May 7, 1975 February 28, 1961 if served in Vietnam
Persian Gulf War: August 2, 1990 to [date not yet determined]