Additional Benefits Are Offered To Veterans Who Were Exposed To Radiation During Wartime
World War II Veterans is an international non-profit organization that helps veterans. Its purpose is to honor and celebrate those who served in the military. They also provide educational programs and civic activities. They are also dedicated to conserving the legacy of the World War II generation. They are currently focusing on the 80th Anniversary of the end of the War. Bill McNutt is a world War II U.S. Army Staff Sergeant.
World War II Veterans are ready to share their experiences with future generations. Their stories are being preserved in television, film and public events. The organization offers a comprehensive program to help students understand about the past and the effects of the war. Apart from these programs it also helps veterans connect with students.
This site provides information on the organization’s programs, activities, as well as their services. You can also look up photos and information on World War II vets. If you would like to support the organization, you can make an income tax-deductible donation.
The United States Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) can offer benefits to World War II Veterans, in addition to the educational and cultural benefits. These benefits include education, employment health care, as well as health care. VA also provides services to help veterans locate and apply for benefits.
In recognition of the 80th anniversary of the conclusion of the Second World War, the World War II Veterans Committee is organizing a number of commemorations. One of them is the statewide State Funeral for World War II Veterans. The ceremony will take place in Arizona on June 5, 2018. President Joe Biden will make use of his position as the chief executive officer of the nation to grant the funeral for the state.
To commemorate the day that marked the end of World War II, the American Legion is launching a petition drive to designate one funeral in honor of the last surviving Medal of Honor recipient from the war. The request comes after the death of Hershel “Woody” Williams. President Harry S. Truman awarded Williams the medal after an epic battle against the enemy. He was a Marine Corps veteran and died at the age of 98.
At present, there are 1.7 million WWII vets living in the United States. Many of these veterans are in their 90s and older. Some are younger. In the next 10 years, there will be around 300,000. Some of the states with most living WWII veterans are California and Florida.
Despite the fact that there are few World War II veterans, they are willing to share their experiences with the younger generation. Despite the fact that they are aging there are a lot of young people who are interested in keeping the legacy of World War II. These people have access to a variety of sources which include the American Veterans Center.
During the war the military made it extremely difficult for black soldiers to gain access to bases and PXs. They were also banned from movie theaters at bases. However the Army Air Corps was the first military aviator group with all-black members.