Persian Gulf Benefits
DIGEST AND EXPLANATION
ACT 29 OF 2006
PERSIAN GULF CONFLICT
VETERAN’S BENEFIT PROGRAM
 
DEADLINE: The deadline for submitting applications for the Persian Gulf Conflict Veteran's Benefit Program is August 31, 2015.
 
 

 Documents Needed for Submitting Applications

 
​*Please do not send copies of original documents, as they will not be returned.
 
Service Record:
DD214/Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty documenting receipt of the Southwest Asia Service Medal and the dates in the Theater.
Certified Military Records for individuals who are still on active duty and have not received a DD214/DD215.  If applicable, DD215/Correction to DD214 documenting receipt of the Southwest Asia Service Medal and the dates in Theater.
 
Proof of Pennsylvania Residency at Time of Service:
D2214 (Block 7b - Home of Record)
Tax Return (State and/or Federal)
DOD Leave and Earning Statements
 
Proof of Relationship: If you are applying on behalf of a deceased veteran, you must provide proof of your relationship to the veteran.
Spouse: Marriage Certificate
Child: Birth Certificate for all surviving children
Parent: Veteran's Birth Certificate
Representative: Proof of authorization to represent

Other:
Death Certificate, if applicable
DD1300 or Veteran’s Affairs Rating Decision, if applicable.

 

 Submit Application to:

 
​Persian Gulf Conflict Veterans' Benefit Program
PO Box 1109
Harrisburg, PA 17108-1109
 

 FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

 
​Call the Persian Gulf Conflict Veteran’s Benefit Program at 1-866-458-9182 between 9 AM and 5 PM Monday through Friday.  Visit the program's website at: www.persiangulfbonus.state.pa.us