Red Cross lifts ban on blood donations from service member who served in Germany during the 80’s

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For many of us who served in Germany during the 80’s, we have been unable to donate blood to the American Red Cross due to ‘Mad Cow Disease’.  It appears that recently the Red Cross has lifted this restriction and only continuing restrictions for those who served in England during the 80’s.

to read more on the American Red Cross Blood Donations, please visit their website and this article...

As of May 2020 if you spent 3 months or more in England you cannot give blood. The document says criteria has changed but the document still shows 3 months in England.

https://www.redcrossblood.org/donate-blood/how-to-donate/eligibility-req...