Vietnam Era veteran


I served during the time the US had advisors in Vietnam starting in 1950 and equipment .  Would I be considered a era vet?

Jim's Reply:


For VA purposes, in accordance with the Code of Federal Regulations Chapter 38 Paragraph 3.2 (f), the Vietnam Era is "The period beginning on February 28, 1961, and ending on May 7, 1975, inclusive, in the case of a veteran who served in the Republic of Vietnam during that period.