This variable is not available for any of the currently selected samples.
VGULFWAR indicates whether the focal person served on active duty in the first Persian Gulf War Theater, also called Operation Desert Storm. This conflict lasted from August 2, 1990 to February 28, 1991. Service periods for veterans are reported in the basic CPS survey component.
(See the variable description for VETSTAT for more information on who is considered a veteran by the U.S. Census Bureau.)
This variable is part of the Veterans Supplement
- Veterans who indicated a portion of their service had been since August 2, 1990