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Veteran prefers being called: Vietnam War Veteran

Joe Hare writes:
I understand what Mr Hagy is saying, but as a Vietnam War Veteran, I prefer to be it be this way rather than "a Veteran of the Vietnam War." I also know that, no it was not a declared war, just as my friend Kenneth Scott said about Korea, it was WAR.

If we phrase it as Mr Hagy ask, then would it not also be correct to say "a Veteran of WW I or a Veteran of WW II." It appears we are \"nit picking\", a veteran is a veteran and I thank each and everyone of you for your service. Does not matter to me it was declared or not, war time or not, Thank You.

Joe Hare
1st Inf 1967
11 Bravo MOS
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