After a rigorous campaign season and election, it is nice to set aside political differences and unite in honoring those who serve our country. We thank those individuals and their families for their sacrifices, rejoice in their victories, and we pray for their safe return home.
The Department of Veterans Affairs reports the following statistics:
America’s Wars Total (1775 -1991) Not including current struggles
U.S. Military Service during Wartime 41,892,128
Battle Deaths 651,031
Other Deaths (In Theater) 308,800
Other Deaths in Service (Non-Theater) 230,254
Non-mortal Woundings 1,430,290
Living War Veterans 16,962,000
Living Veterans (During War & Peace) 22,234,000
To every veteran, thank you for your service.