Veterans who did not complete high school (in Iowa) due to enlisting in armed service can apply for an honorary high school diploma. IDVA and the Department of Education review applications and establish eligibility for honorably discharged veterans. A copy of the veteran's DD 214 papers must be included with the application.
Qualifying Dates of Active Service
- World War I: April 6, 1917 - November 11, 1918
- World War II: September 16, 1940 - December 31, 1946
- Korean Conflict: June 25, 1950 - January 31, 1955
- Vietnam Conflict: February 28, 1961 - May 5, 1975