Monday, November 17, 2014

ALL ABOUT VETERANS

Note: Statistics (from the U.S. Census Bureau) are all for 2013.

HOW MANY SERVED

19.6 million: Number of military veterans in the United States.

1.6 million: Number of female veterans in the United States.

79.3: Percentage of white military veterans in the United States.

11.3: Percentage of African American military veterans in the United States.

6.0: Percentage of Hispanic military veterans in the United States.

1.4: Percentage of Asian American military veterans in the United States.

9.3 million: Number of veterans 65 years and older.

1.6: Number of veterans 35 years and younger

WHEN THEY SERVED

7.0 million: Number of Vietnam-era veterans.

5.2 million: Number of Gulf War era veterans.

2.1 million: Number of Korean War veterans.

1.3 million: Number of World War II veterans.

4.7 million: Number of peacetime only veterans.

MULTI-WAR VETERANS

58,445: Number of living veterans who served during the Vietnam Era and both periods of the Gulf War (August 1990 to August 2001 and September 2001 or later).

39,890: Number of living veterans who served during World War II, the Korean War and the Vietnam Era.

1,006,501: Number of living veterans who served during served during the First Gulf War (August 1990 to August 2001) and Second Gulf War (September 2001 or later).

294,251: Number of living veterans who served during the First Gulf War (August 1990 to August 2001) and the Vietnam Era.

175,676: Number of living veterans who served during the Korean War and the Vietnam Era.

92,670: Number of living veterans who served during World War II and the Korean War.

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