Sobering statistics from Iraq And Afghanistan Veterans Of America’s

Our American Legion passed these alarming statistics and we want to share with everyone. As you read the numbers ask yourself…

“What am I doing to help change these numbers?”

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Facts:

  • Only 15% of IAVA’s annual survey respondents believe the American people really understand the contributions of military women.
  • 40% have thought about taking their own life since joining the military, up from 31% in 2014;
  • 80% do not think that troops are getting the care they need for mental health injuries.
  • 50% have used the Post-9/11 GI Bill for themselves or their dependents.
  • 63% think Congress is doing a poor job improving the lives of veterans.

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If you want to help change these numbers or change the life of a Veteran..please fill out the form below to learn ALL the ways

YOU CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE!!

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