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Yes, there a number of Vietnam veterans that are still alive today. There also associations that support these veterans.

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The GI bill allowed Vietnam Veterans to attend college, trade schools, purchase new homes, and the VA medical centers offered free medical treatment for service connected wounds.

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US Military personnel who served in the VN war are veterans, yes.

US Civilians (contractors, etc.) who served in the VN war are not US Military veterans.

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