​The state of Wisconsin​ designates the following wartime periods for Wisconsin veterans:  (Note that these may vary slightly from federally designated wartime periods) 

World War I, between April 6, 1917, and November 11, 1918. Extended to April 1, 1920, if service was in the Soviet Union.

World War II, between August 27, 1940, and July 25, 1947

Korean War, between June 27, 1950, and January 31, 1955

Vietnam War, between August 5, 1964, and January 1, 1977

Persian Gulf War, between August 1, 1990 and (an ending date yet to be established)

Afghanistan War, between September 11, 2001, and (an ending date yet to be established)

Iraq War, between March 19, 2003, and (an ending date yet to be established)

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