We are US military veterans who served in the European Theater of Operation's from the end of WW2 until the Re-unification of East and West Germany on October 2, 1990.
We are Cold War veteran's who seek formal recognition from the US government with a Campaign and Service medal, equal to other area of operation's where a service medal and or campaign medal was given.
We sufferred more casualties than Grenada, Panama,Bosnia, Desert Storm/Shield where a service medal and or campaign medal was given.
We are Defense Veterans who served on a average of 2-3 Alerts per month with full battle gear, gas mask, appropiate ammunition and constantly counterd the Warsaw Pact forces.
We are veterans who kept the Peace, who sufferred casualties from terrorist attacks, served along the worlds most dangerous border, sufferred casualties in combat defensive joint military excercises, to prevent all out war and constantly confronted by hostile forces.
We are veterans who Freed over 400 million people from communist enslavement.
We are the veterans who won The Cold War.
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