Rostker issues fact sheet showing vets how to obtain service medals

WASHINGTON, February 26, 1997 (GulfLINK) A fact sheet detailing how Operation Desert Shield/Storm veterans may obtain service medals to which they are entitled was posted on GulfLINK today by Bernard Rostker, special assistant to the deputy secretary of defense for Gulf War illnesses.

Rostker was recently questioned by a veteran who had not received a service medal. Rostker ordered the fact sheet prepared to answer the vet and has now posted it for the benefit of all other veterans, whether on or off active duty.