Kentucky Military

Kentucky Military

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Veteran Information Resource Guide

 Kentucky Dept. of Veterans Affairs REGION 8
149 South Central Ave   Room 3
Prestonsburg, Ky 41653
(606) 886-7920 (800)928-1621 FAX: (606)886-7920

Covering the counties of:
Breathitt, Elliott, Floyd, Harlan, Johnson, Knott, Lawrence, Leslie, Letcher, Magoffin, Martin, Morgan, Perry, Pike, Wolfe

 

SUMMARY OF KENTUCKY REVISED STATUTES PERTAINING TO VETERANS

War time Periods

As specified by law, VA recognizes these war periods:
 

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Mexican Border Period May 9, 1916 - April 5, 1917 for veterans who served in Mexico, on its borders or in adjacent waters.

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World War 1 April 6, 1917 - November 11, 1918; for veterans who served in Russia April 6, 1917 - 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.

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World War II December 7, 1941 - December 31, 1946.

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Korean War June 27, 1950 - January 31, 1955.

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Vietnam Era August 5, 1964 - May 7, 1975. (Beginning date is February 28, 1961 for those in country prior to August 5, 1964)

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Persian Gulf War August 2, 1990 - date to be set by law

Department of Veteran Affairs

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VA Home page

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Burial And Memorials

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Board of Appeals

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Home Loans

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Compensation Benefits

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Homeless Veterans

 

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Military Records and Research Branch

KY Department of Military Affairs

1121 Louisville Road

Frankfort, Kentucky 40601

or call 502 564-4883

FAX 502 564-4437

 

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Kentucky Civil War Archives

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Kentucky Civil War Pensions

Johnson County Military Links

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Revolutionary War Monuments 

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1890 Veteran Census

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Military Links

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Korean Police Action Veterans

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Duty, Honor and Family

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World War I Veterans

 Johnson County Index