The U. S. Department of Labor Office of Veterans' Employment and Training Service requires annual University reports of faculty and staff, who volunteer information as to whether they are veterans of the Vietnam era and/or special disabled veterans.
"Veteran of the Vietnam era" means a person who:
(a) 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
(1) in the Republic of Vietnam between February 28, 1961 and May 7, 1975; or(b) was discharged or released from active duty for a service-connected disability if any such active duty was performed
(1) in the Republic of Vietnam between February 28, 1961 and May 7, 1975; or"Special disabled veteran" means
(a) 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
(1) rated at 30 percent or more, or(b) a person who was discharged or released from active duty because of service-connected disability.
By law, provision of the information or refusal to provide the information will not subject any person to any adverse treatment and will be kept confidential.
Any person who wishes to volunteer information as to his/her veteran status is requested to provide the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Programs the following information: Name, Job Title, Department, Date of Hire, Identification as a Vietnam Era Veteran or Special Disabled Veteran.
For further information, contact Peggy Hayeslip, Associate Director for Disability Services, Garland Hall, Suite 130, Homewood Campus, 410-516-8949, TTY 410-516-6225.
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