Franklin County Government Human Services Building
Franklin County Veteran Affairs - War-Time Service
War-Time Service
Certain VA benefits require service during wartime. Under law, VA recognizes these war periods:
Mexican Border Period: May 9, 1916 through April 5, 1917, for veterans who served in Mexico, on its borders or in adjacent waters.
World War I: April 6, 1917 through November 11, 1918; for veterans who served in Russia, April 6, 1917 through April 1, 1920; extended through July 1, 1921, for veterans who had at least one day of service between April 6, 1917 and November 11, 1918.
World War II: December 7, 1941 through December 31, 1946
Korean War: June 27, 1950 through January 31, 1955
Vietnam War: August 5, 1964 (February 28, 1961, for veterans who served â??in countryâ? before August 5, 1964) through May 7, 1975
Gulf War: August 2, 1990 through a date to be set by law or Presidential Proclamation.
425 Franklin Farm Lane
Chambersburg, PA 17202
Eligibility: See the description of the service for specific eligibility details.
Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Email Address: ir@franklincountypa.gov
Intake Procedure: Individuals should call the office to schedule an appointment for services.
Fee Amounts: Services are provided at no cost.
Geographical Area: Franklin County
Wait List: None
Facility/ADA access: ADA Accessible
Languages Spoken: English
Service Contact: 717-263-4326
Services:
  • Disability Benefits
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Franklin County Government Human Services Building
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