Desert Shield/Desert Storm Bonuses Available

vaPotter County Department of Veterans Affairs advises veterans who served on active military duty in the Persian Gulf during Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm could qualify for the Persian Gulf Conflict Veterans’ Bonus.

Those who served on active duty, including mobilized National Guard and Reserve personnel, between Aug. 2, 1990, and Aug. 31, 1991, receive 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 more information is available by calling 814-274-8290, Ext. 210.

Potter County Today is a timely information site courtesy of the Potter County Commissioners. Reprinted with Permission.

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