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Vietnam-era veterans, perceived problems and the federal response

Vietnam-era veterans, perceived problems and the federal response

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Published by Library of Congress, Congressional Research Service in [Washington, DC] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Veterans -- Education,
  • Veterans -- Employment,
  • Veterans -- Loans,
  • Veterans -- Medical care

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Evelyn H. Tager
    SeriesMajor studies and issue briefs of the Congressional Research Service -- 1982-83, reel 8, fr. 0931
    ContributionsLibrary of Congress. Congressional Research Service
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination28 p.
    Number of Pages28
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15452791M

      The study will help VA determine if the overall health of Vietnam War theater veterans (who served in Vietnam, Cambodia or Laos) and Vietnam era veterans (who served in the military elsewhere in the world in the same time period) is different from that of their counterparts in the general U.S. population who did not serve in the military. Myths and realities a study of attitudes toward Vietnam era veterans Paperback – January 1, by. Anonymous (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Paperback, January 1, Author. Anonymous.

    Medicare covered virtually all Korean War and World War II veterans, but , Vietnam-era veterans were uninsured ( percent of the million Vietnam-era vets). Among the million veterans who served during "other eras" (including the Persian Gulf War), percent (,) lacked health by:   Although we could just treat all Vietnam-era veterans as heroes, and harshly judge all those who did not serve in that or later wars, that view is too simplistic and unfair. It is also unfair to treat all Vietnam-era veterans who never saw combat as equal in heroism to those who actually saw the fight, were killed or wounded, or taken prisoner.

    A study was conducted by the Veterans' Administration in June to determine completion rates for education and training under the Vietnam Era GI Bill for veterans who had terminated training by June The study was based on responses to a questionnaire sent to a sample of Vietnam era veterans and summarizes their reported completion rates, current employment . Vietnam Era and Special Disabled Veterans: 38 U.S.C. of the Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act of prohibits job discrimination and requires affirmative action to employ and advance in employment qualified Vietnam era veterans and qualified special disabled veterans. Applicants to and employees of companies with a Federal.


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Vietnam-era veterans, perceived problems and the federal response Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. Vietnam-era veterans, perceived problems and the federal response. [Evelyn H Tager; Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service.]. Amendments. —Pub. –83, § 5(b)(1), Aug. 6,Stat.renumbered items to as torespectively.

Pub. –16, § 5(b. significant number of Vietnam veterans were still experiencing readjustment problems. Today, the Vet Center program provides a broad range of counseling, outreach, and referral services to Vietnam Veterans, and to Veterans of other periods of armed hostilities after the Vietnam era.

VA RESEARCH ON VIETNAM. VETERANS: OVERVIEWFile Size: KB. Nicosia provides a history of the Vietnam war veterans movements, particularly those concerned with ending the War. The reviewer who was surprised by the "leftward" tilt either didn't read the book cover, any of the published reviews or the book, itself.

The book has several significant flaws, which I'll get out of the way first/5(16). This study was conducted to: (1) examine the extent of the problems Vietnam era veterans face in readjusting to civilian life after their separation from the armed forces, (2) determine whether they differ from those experienced by returning servicemen of past wars, and (3) suggest ways that the process might be made easier for veterans not yet separated.

A Vietnam veteran is someone who actually served "in country" in the armed forces of South Vietnam, the United States armed forces, and countries allied to them during the Vietnam War. Those who served in the military during the Vietnam War but did not actually serve in Vietnam are referred to as "Vietnam-era veterans".

In the English-speaking world, the term "Vietnam. impact employers who have federal contracts or subcontracts of $, or more. Which veterans have rights under the new VEVRAA Final Rules. Despite its name, VEVRAA protections are not limited to Vietnam era veterans (generally defined as those veterans who served in Vietnam between Februand May 7, ).

In addition, National File Size: KB. The Vietnam Era Health Retrospective Observational Study (VE-HEROeS) is a national study on the health and well-being of Vietnam Veterans, including Blue Water Navy Veterans, as well as Veterans who served elsewhere during the Vietnam Era (), and similarly aged U.S.

residents who never served in the military. A poll found that a third of Americans believed veterans of the Vietnam era had been given fewer benefits than veterans of WWII or Korea, while 35 percent said they received the same.

Even equal benefit levels might not have been sufficient in the public’s mind, however, since Vietnam vets were perceived by a majority as having more.

The purpose of the study was to investigate if a relationship exists between levels of combat experienced by Vietnam veterans and later perceptions of violence, violent attitudes, and violent participants: heavy combat Vietnam veterans; light combat Vietnam veterans; Vietnam era veterans; and non-veteran (civilian) friends of Vietnam t's Brief Demographic.

Directs the Civil Service Commission, in consultation with the Secretary of Labor, the Administrator of Veterans Affairs and the Secretary of Health, Education and Welfare, to establish an affirmative action plan for every Federal department and agency for the preferential employment of disabled veterans and veterans of the Vietnam era.

AB: A study focused on the interpersonal problems of Vietnam veterans with symptoms of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). A sample of veterans was divided on the basis of their combat experience and how well they met criteria of PTSD, as defined by the third edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders.

VA researchers are embarking on a new nationwide study to comprehensively evaluate the current health and overall well-being of Vietnam era Veterans as they age. This November, VA will begin recruiting participants for the Vietnam Era Health Retrospective Observational Study (VE-HEROeS).

I n the years since the United States was drawn into a global war on terrorism by the attacks of SeptemAmericans have made significant commitments to support the men and women who have served on the front lines of the conflict.

Tens of thousands of charities have contributed billions of dollars — and millions of volunteers have spent countless hours —. Opposition to United States involvement in the Vietnam War began with demonstrations in against the escalating role of the United States in the Vietnam War and grew into a broad social movement over the ensuing several years.

This movement informed and helped shape the vigorous and polarizing debate, primarily in the United States, during the second half of the Caused by: United States Involvement in the.

Ap Dean’s Book Club doesn’t let distance stop the discussion Ap Camp Zama’s livestreamed Story Time keeps kids engaged with books Ma Commissaries in a war.

Questionnaires on perceived neurologic problems in Vietnam veterans showed more tiredness, headaches, dizziness, ringing in the ears, and complaints of hearing loss compared to a control group of Vietnam era veterans (Rellahan, ; Eisen et al., ; Decoufle et al., ).

Treatment of Older Veterans with Chronic Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Description: The percentage of older veterans is expected to increase substantially in coming years especially as Vietnam-era veterans become older adults.

However, there have been no controlled studies of any psychosocial interventions for PTSD in samples of older adults. Not the least of these problems is the response of the war-trained black veterans to an admittedly racist society and to potentially four hundred thousand to five hundred thousand black Vietnam veterans assuming civilian status, and with an apparent drop in first-term reenlistment rates for blacks (14), the black veterans has undoubtedly begun.

Vietnam Veterans, Postwar Experiences and Health Outcomes Encyclopedia of Stress, Second Edition (), vol. 3, pp. postwar adjustment difficulties and health problems experienced by these veterans were often due to com-bat exposures in Vietnam, not to the selection biases Vietnam Veterans, Postwar Experiences and Health.

How many Vietnam War Veterans are there in the United States today? Seems like a glaring omission from the article- or else I didn't read it carefully enough. —Preceding unsigned comment added by13 January (UTC) "Vietnam ERA Veteran" is the Proper Term for soldiers who did not serve in VietnamStart: This article has been rated as Start-Class on .Perceived Relationship Between Military Service and Homelessness Among Homeless Veterans With Mental Illness Article in Journal of Nervous & Mental Disease (10) November with 6.

T he Vietnam Era Veteran's Readjustment Act of requires federal contractors to take affirmative action toward employing Vietnam veterans. 7. Pregnancy Discrimination Act: An amendment to Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, it makes illegal discrimination on the basis of pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions as a form of unlawful sex discrimination.