Persian Gulf Veterans Bonus Deadline Aug. 31

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The deadline for submitting applications for the Persian Gulf Conflict Veterans Benefit Program is Monday, Aug 31. 

The Pennsylvania Department of Military and Veterans Affairs offers the Pennsylvania Persian Gulf Conflict Veterans’ Bonus to veterans who served on active duty, including mobilized National Guard and Reserve personnel, between Aug. 2, 1990, and Aug. 31, 1991, with a payment of up to $75 per month for every month of active Gulf War service. Veterans who received a Southwest Asia Service Medal and were legal residents of Pennsylvania at the time of their service are also eligible for the benefit. 

An additional bonus of $5,500 is available to surviving families of those killed in action during the same period. For more information, click here.  

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