For a Wartime Veteran to be eligible for the Housebound or Aid and Attendance benefit they must have been in the service at least 1 day during the following time frames. In addition they must have served at least 90  days. The veteran did not have to be in combat, they may very well have served state side.

Official Dates for Periods of War:

Period of War Beginning and Ending Dates
World War ll December 7,1941 through December 31,1946
Korean Conflict June 26,1950 through January 31,1955
Vietnam Era August 5,1964 through May 7,1975; for veterans who served “in country” or boots on ground before August 5, 1964, February 28, 1961 through May 7, 1975
Gulf War August 2,1990 through a date to be set by law or Presidential Proclamation

So if the veteran officially began service on December 30th,1946 and served at least 90 days consecutively, was discharged other than dishonorable. They have met the service requirement.

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