Persian Gulf War Veterans' Bonus

(August 2, 1990 to April 10, 1991)

Massachusetts wants to help its veterans of the Gulf War. If you lived in Massachusetts before entering the military, served honorably, and within August 2, 1990 to April 10, 1991 you may be eligible for the Persian Gulf War Bonus:

This is a one-time bonus. If you were awarded the bonus previously you will not be eligible. If the veteran that served during the eligibility dates is deceased a family member may be eligible apply for their bonus.

If you were not previously awarded the bonus or not sure if you were awarded the bonus and believe that you meet the criteria you can apply.

$300 Bonus for active service for at least 30 days in an area other than the Persian Gulf

$500 Bonus for active service in the Persian Gulf area (war zone or contiguous waters) and awarded the Southwest Asia Service Medal (listed on DD214)

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