Which presidents were war veterans?

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Washington, Teddy Roosevelt, Truman, Harrison, Grant, Eisenhower, Jefferson, Madison, Monroe, Jackson, Tyler, Polk, Taylor, Fillmore, Pierce, Buchanan, Lincoln, Johnson, Hayes, Garfield, Arthur, McKinley, JFK, Lyndon Johnson, Nixon, Ford, Carter, Bush, GW Bush. A total of 26.
Washington, Jackson, Teddy Roosevelt, Eisenhower, JFK, Senior Bush
Washington, Jackson, Teddy Roosevelt, Eisenhower, JFK, George Bush senior,. I think this is all of them and I didn't leave anyone out.
Out of all the presidents we have had only 5 or 6 have been veterans. Washington, Jackson, Grant, Teddy Roosevelt, Eisenhower, JFK. I don't think I have left anyone out.
Some of the president's were in war. But some were in the reserves. Washington, Monroe, jackson, harrison, tyler, polk, Taylor, filmore, pierece, buchanan, lincoln, johnson, grant r.b.hayes, garfield, arthur, b. Harrison, mckinley, Roosevelt, truman, Eisenhower, jfk, Johnson, nixon, ford, carter, reagon, g.h.bush and g.w.bush

How were Vietnam veterans treated after the war?

The neglect and resentment of veterans was an unfortunate social effect of the war. Whilst after other wars, the soldiers were welcomed back with parades and open arms, the Vietnam veterans were shunned, demeaned and booed. Since it was such an unpopular war, Americans held veterans responsible for ( Full Answer )

What Civil war veterans became president of the U.S.?

There are many Andrew Johnson (General) Ulysses Grant (General), Rutherford Hayes (General), James Garfield (General), Chester Arthur (General), Benjamin Harrison (General), and William McKinley (Major).

Who was the first president to be a Navy veteran?

The 35th President, John F. Kennedy (1940-1943) Followed by: Lyndon B. Johnson (36th) Richard M. Nixon (37th) Gerald R. Ford (38th) James Carter (39th) George H. W. Bush (41st)

How many presidents were veterans in wars and which wars did they fight in?

I don't have them all, but I know for sure: George Washington - American Revolution Andrew Jackson - 1812 Zachary Taylor - 1812 Ulysses Grant - Civil War Theodore Roosevelt - Spanish American War Dwight D. Eisenhower - WWII John F. Kennedy- WWII James Earl Carter George H.W. Bush ( Full Answer )

How do you get information on a veteran of the Vietnam war?

The "American War Library" might help; or the following Veteran Groups:. 1. VFW (Veterans of Foreign Wars) founded by Spanish-American War veterans in 1899. Our oldest vet organization; the OLDEST veteran organization had been GAR (Grand Army of the Republic, US Civil War Veterans, but it died out ( Full Answer )

How many Iraq war veterans are there?

well during the invasion we sent 148,000 personal the war lasted 8 yrs and 8 months so over the period of time we would be sending thousands of more soldiers and also soldiers would be redeployed some say 500,000 but my guess is somewhere around 400,000 but not alot of people have an accurate number ( Full Answer )

Were veterans forced to fight in the wars?

Veterans are reclassified upon discharge from the service. They are classified as "veterans." Only in extreme cases can veterans be recalled to active duty. Most veterans would gladly serve their country again, it would bring back friendships, adventures, and travelling memories.

How did Vietnam veterans feel after the war?

Many Vietnam veterans felt alienated when they returned to theUnited States. They were not treated very well by the Americanpublic and this caused them to feel ashamed.

Why do you honor war veterans?

The war Veteran has committed the ultimate act of citizenship by placing their life and body at risk for the community.

What are gulf war veterans?

Any veteran who served in the Iran-Iraq War (1980-1988); Operation Desert Shield (1990); Operation Desert Storm (1991); or Operation Iraqi Freedom (2003-present).. Operation Enduring Freedom (Afghanistan-2001 to present) may or may not be considered part of the "Gulf War" veteran groups...that deci ( Full Answer )

Are there grants for Iraq war veterans?

yes there is look up HoratioAlger.org, they sponsper veterans in the amount of $5000. The only requirement is that you served in Iraq or Afghanistan and have less than 50 credit hours. Take advantage of this!

Who is a veteran from World War I?

There were millions of WW1 veteran s. The war broke out almost 100 years ago and all the veterans are now dead. The last one died last year (2011).

What happened to veterans after the Vietnam war?

Jobs were difficult to get, because of discrimination (against Viet War vets), which was softened abit with a new federal law in about 1974 or so; so many vets went to college on the GI bill in order to receive a monthly pay-check. Senate Bill 20 also allowed student GI's to receive un-employment mo ( Full Answer )

How many veterans from all wars are there?

There is a US veteran's website that shows the current ages/populations of specific generations of war vets. To date, the last Spanish-American War vet has probably departed. WW1 vets, are probably in the hundreds.

How many US presidents were veterans?

I count 19 presidents who were veterans of war-time military service. Washington, Monroe, William H. Harrison, Jackson, Taylor, Pierce, Grant, Hayes, Benjamin Harrison, McKinley, T. Roosevelt, Truman, Eisenhower and Reagan all served in the Army during war time. Eisenhower was a 5-star general an ( Full Answer )

What are the 'Veterans of Foreign Wars'?

The Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW), is a congressionally chartered war veterans organization. VFW currently has 1.6 million members and is the largest American organization of combat veterans. Members must be US citizens and be currently serving in the US military or have an hon ( Full Answer )

Why didn't President Obama mention the veterans of the Korean War in his Memorial Day Speech?

I am a retired public school administrator and have been an active supporter of Mr. Obama; as a member of the the Korean War Association and Army veteran of the Korean Conflict(I was a 60 mm mortarman with C company, 9th Regiment, 2nd Division)I felt deeply disappointed when the President spoke of t ( Full Answer )

What wars does Veterans Day honor?

Veterans Day does not honor wars. Veterans Day is one day a year to honor all the military veterans who served this country, from the Revolutionary War until now, in peacetime and in war.

Is there is website with a list of war veterans?

The vast numbers of war veterans makes it pretty difficult to make such as site. There are specific unit sites and databases that can be referenced, but there is no single consolidated list at this time.

How many veterans of the Iraq War are there?

With over 100,000 personnel stationed there, going thru rotations over the past years, estimations of well over one million would be a fair estimate.

What do veterans have to go through after war?

They don't have to "go through" anything if they don't want to. They simply go home or back to their units. If they wish, they can:. 1. Go to college, paid for by Uncle Sam (US). 2. Go to trade school, paid for by Uncle Sam. 3. Stay in the military and retire at age 38 (if they entered at age 18) ( Full Answer )

What president renamed Veterans Day?

When Congress voted to change the name from Armistice Day toVeterans Day in 1954, President Eisenhower proclaimed November 11as Veterans Day. It was President Woodrow Wilson in 1919 that firstproclaimed this day as Armistice Day.

Did you have to go to war to be a veteran?

No. Just serving in the military service (honorably), makes them a "military veteran." Serving in a combat zone makes them a combat/war veteran.

Which president was a World War 2 veteran?

FDR and Truman as Commander in Chief, Eisenhower, Kennedy, Johnson, Nixon, Ford, Carter was at the US Naval Academy as a student and graduated just as the war was ending in 1946, Reagan and GHW Bush.

What was the Veterans Day war called?

Veteran's day is no longer dedicated to a single war, although it was originally called Armistice Day and honored WWI veterans. It is now dedicated to all American military veterans.

What war does Veterans Day celebrate?

Veterans' Day was originally called Armistice Day and honored WWI veterans; following WWII the holiday was renamed and now honors all US military veterans..

What wars do you celebrate on Veterans Day?

Veterans' Day was originally called Armistice Day. It orginallyjust celebrated/honored WWI veterans. However, following WWII theholiday was renamed and now honors all US military veterans..

What presidents were navy veterans?

Six US Presidents have been members of the US Navy, five of them veterans of World War II. . John F. Kennedy (won Purple Heart and Navy and Marine Corps medals) . George H. W. Bush (navy pilot, awarded the Distinguished Flying C . Lyndon Johnson (awarded the Silver Star) . Richard Nixon (Lt. c ( Full Answer )

Who was the last veteran to serve as President?

Both George W. Bush (43rd President) and his father George H.W. Bush (41st President) were pilots in the military. However, as a first lieutenant in the Texas Air National Guard, G.W. Bush was a reservist, and did not see combat in the Vietnam War. George H. W. Bush (born June 12, 1924) was a Lie ( Full Answer )

What war do you celebrate on Veterans Day?

Veterans' Day was originally called Armistice Day and honored WWI veterans; following WWII the holiday was renamed and now honors all US military veterans.

What determines who is a war veteran?

A person who was enlisted in an army (or other military organization, such as a navy or air force) and who fought in a war, is therefore a war veteran. If you happened to get caught up in the fighting in some way but you were not actually a member of an official armed force, then you are just a vict ( Full Answer )

How do you interveiw a tramatized war veteran?

You need to use tact, patience and understanding. You need to respect the veteran. If he says that he doesn't want to talk about it leave it alone. When asking questions vets usually find questions along the lines of "did you kill someone" or "how many people did you kill" quite offensive. We are fo ( Full Answer )

Why did Veterans support the Vietnam war?

Just my thoughts,not a true answer,on paper and set in stone anyway. Vets support the men fighting wars,mainly in Vietnam if the were forced(drafted)....same as Iraq...if a soldier was what i like to call a "A$@ backwards draft".....stop-lossed,it is not the war they support for many,it's the men t ( Full Answer )