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HOW TO APPLY FOR A

Hunterdon County Veterans Medal


FULL LIST OF ALL VETERANS MEDAL RECIPIENTS TO DATE

Download the Veteran's Medal Application now, fill it out and send to:

County of Hunterdon
Veteran's Medal Recognition
County Adminstrator's Office
PO Box 2900
71 Main Street
Flmeington, NJ 08822-2900

Please be sure to provide a copy of one of the following with your application:

Service Record | Report of Seperation (DD Form 214) | Honorable Discharge
Note: Other forms of verification will be considered (i.e. photographs)

Any questions should be directed to the County Administrator's Office
by calling 908-788-1104

 

VETERAN ELIGIBILITY

Veterans who served in the military during World War I, World War II, the Korean Conflict, or the Vietnam Conflict are eligible if all of the following conditions are met:

  • Served at least 90 days active duty (90-day requirement does not apply if one received a service-incurred injury or disability); and
  • Was discharged under conditions other than dishonorable; and
  • Period of service must be within the time periods listed below:

World War I: on or after January 1, 1917 and have begun on or before December 31, 1918

World War II: on or after September 16, 1940 and have begun on or before December 31, 1946

Korean Conflict:    on or after June 23, 1950 and have begun on or before January 31, 1955

Vietnam Conflict: on or after December 31, 1960 and have begun on or before June 7, 1975

Candidates who served in the military during peacekeeping missions in Lebanon, Grenada, Panama, Arabian Peninsula/Persian Gulf, Somalia, Haiti, and Bosnia and Herzegovina are eligible if all of the following conditions are met:

  • Served for at least 14 days on active duty OR served at least one day on active duty and received a service-incurred injury or disability; and
  • Service was in the geographic area, or on a ship patrolling the territorial waters of the nation, or in the airspace over Bosnia or Herzegovina; and
  • Period of service was within the time period listed below:

Lebanon Crisis: on or after July 1, 1958 and must have begun on or before November 1, 1958

Lebanon Peacekeeping Mission: on or after September 26, 1982 and have begun on or before December 1, 1987

Grenada: on or after October 23, 1983 and have begun on or before November 21, 1983

Panama Peacekeeping Mission: on or after December 10, 1989 and have begun on or before January 31, 1990

Arabian Peninsula/Persian Gulf: on or after August 2, 1990 to February 28, 1991

Somalia: on after December 5, 1992 and have begun on or before March 31, 1994
 
Haiti: on or after September 19, 1994 and have begun on or before March 31, 1995

Bosnia and Herzegovina:  on or after November 20, 1995 to June 20, 1998

Afghanistan War: on or after 2001 to present

Iraq War: on or after 2003 to present

Army Auxiliary Corps (WAAC) or Women's Army Corps (WAC): Service in these organizations also qualify for Veteran’s status.

 

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