|This page includes some brief facts about the Korean War that may be noted in other areas on the site or are listed here because it is brief but essential
information concerning the war. If more detailed information is available, you will find links included. Eventually, information which is quite brief will be included
on this page. Other information that has more length to it will have a linked page. Thanks for your patience as we modify this area.
- The U.S. government designates the official "period of
war" in which veterans are eligible for VA benefits for any
given war. The "period of war" for the Korean War is
June 27, 1950 to January 31, 1955.