The Defense Department announced a decision that will enable
potentially thousands of Vietnam veterans and others to request
upgrades to their other-than-honorable military discharges due to an
extenuating factor not known or recognized at the time of their
separation - Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder.
In response to
the DOD directive, the Army has launched a new webpage to assist
former soldiers who seek to upgrade their discharges at
The Departments of the Navy and Air Force have yet to
release a similar help site.