Happy Independence Day! Or happy day of fireworks, town parades and yummy food day?
Cause: Our Troops
- Active Troops
Active TroopsSoldiers are living on about 900 military bases abroad.
- Military Discrimination
Military Discrimination27% of African American and Hispanic officers experience discrimination.
- Military Families
Military FamiliesOver half of troops have spouses and children.
PTSD11 to 20 percent of Iraq or Afghanistan veterans experience PTSD.
- Veteran Homelessness
Veteran Homelessness1 in 5 American homeless people are veterans.
- Veteran Unemployment
Veteran Unemployment27% of veterans 20-24 years old are unemployed.
America has over 2 million service members and almost 22 million living veterans.