Are there cold war veterans?
There is an estimated 35 million Cold War era veterans, of which roughly 22 million are still with us. Some of these veterans feel they have not received the recognition they deserve. NATO was created in 1949 when the Soviet Union created nuclear weapons.
Who can wear the Honorable Discharge Medal?
Honorably Discharged personnel of all four military service branches ( and Coast Guard personnel during wartime assignment to the War Department, Navy Department or Department of Defense ) are eligible. The Pin may be worn on civilian clothing. The Pin should be displayed among military medals in shadow boxes.
Who is eligible for a Cold War Recognition Certificate?
Thank you for your patience and interest in the CWRC program. All members of the armed forces and federal government civilian personnel who faithfully served the United States during the Cold War era, Sept. 2, 1945, to Dec. 26, 1991, are eligible. Individuals requesting a certificate will certify that their character of service was honorable.
How long does it take to get a Cold War certificate?
Response times vary, but expect it to take between 30-60 days to receive your Cold War Recognition Certificate. These certificates will be awarded on a first come, first served basis and will be awarded until the government runs out of them.
How long is the exemption for Cold War veterans?
The exemption is limited to 10 years in duration unless the taxing jurisdiction has acted to make it indefinite; the disability exemption benefit portion has no time limit. Complete Form RP-458-b, Application for Cold War Veterans Exemption from Real Property Taxation.
Is there a medal for the Cold War?
Note that no medal has been authorized or issued for Cold War Recognition. The program is scheduled to run until the supply of certificates is exhausted. This award is only issued one time. No replacement certificate will be issued. Q3: Who is eligible for a certificate?