Happy Veterans Day....Thank you For Your Service....
Veterans Day By The Numbers.....
18.8 million....The number of military veterans.
Of those 18.8 million, 1.6 million are women.
9.3 million. The number of veterans age 65 or older. About 1.6 million are younger than 35.
930,000 The number of living veterans who served in World War II.
There are 1.8 million who served in the Korean War.
6.8 million who served in Vietnam.
5.6 million who served during the Gulf War (counted as 1990 to the present).
About 4.3 million served only in peacetime.
11.6 Percent. The percentage of veterans who are black. About 6.4 percent are Hispanic, while 78.3 percent are white.
3 The number of states with a million or more veterans: California, Texas, and Florida.
27.7 Percent. The percentage of veterans 25 and older with a bachelor's degree. Nearly 31 percent of non-veterans have one.
7.2 million. The number of veterans 18 to 64 years old in the labor force. Of those, 6.8 million are employed.
11.5 million. The number of veterans who voted in the 2014 congressional election.
That means 54 percent of the veteran population cast a ballot, compared with 41 percent of non-veterans.