If you are a veteran of the Vietnam era or a qualified special disabled veteran, we would like to include you under our affirmative action program. If you would like to be included under the affirmative action program, please contact Sabrina Johnson, AAEEO Officer, Fairfax House, 1301 College Avenue, Fredericksburg, Virginia 22401. Phone: 540-654-1214. TTY: 540-654-1104. Fax: 540-654-1078.
The term “veteran of the Vietnam era” refers to a person who served on active duty for a period of more than 180 days and was discharged or released therefrom with other than a dishonorable discharge, if any part of such active duty occurred in the Republic of Vietnam between February 28, 1961 and May 7, 1975, or between August 5, 1964 and May 7, 1975, in all other cases. The term also refers to a person who was discharged or released from active duty for a service connected disability if any part of such active duty was performed in the Republic of Vietnam between February 28, 1961 and May 7, 1975, or between August 5, 1964 and May 7, 1975, in all other cases.
The term “qualified special disabled veteran” refers to a veteran who is entitled to compensation (or who, but for the receipt of military retired pay, would be entitled to compensation) under laws administered by the Department of Veterans Affairs, for a disability rated at 30 percent or more or rated at 10 or 20 percent in the case of a veteran who has been determined by the Department of Veterans Affairs to have a serious employment handicap. The term also refers to a person who was discharged or released from active duty because of a service-connected disability.