For those who have Veterans in their families, the following certificate is a GREAT KEEPSAKE especially for the Grandchildren, etc. to have.

DoD explains Cold War certificate application procedures

The Department of Defense began accepting applications for a Cold War recognition certificate. Between 18 million and 22 million former and current service members and DoD civilians are thought to be eligible for the certificate.

Persons are eligible for the recognition certificate if they have military or civilian service with the War, Navy or Defense departments between Sept. 2, 1945, and Dec. 26, 1991. Congress established the Cold War certificate in Section 1084 of the fiscal 1998 National Defense Authorization Act.

DefenseLink News Release: COLD WAR RECOGNITION CERTIFICATE APPROVED

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