Is Veteran Welfare Good Enough ?

The Facts May Surprise You

The Department of Veteran Affairs

  • The VA keeps more than 1,500 Physical Therapists and 370 physical therapy assistants on staff at all times
  • Over 90,000 health professionals are trained per year
  • Over 8.3 million veterans enrolled since 2010

Some of the Biggest Contributors

How Many Vets Are Working

  • Every year our military transitions about 160,000 active duty service members and demobilizes about 110,000 reserve and National Guard service members.
  • Accounted for 7.7% of the U.S. labor force. Less than half of male veterans had a job as compared to the majority of nonveteran men.
  • 13.5% jobs in the scientific and technical services industry went to veterans.

Education For Veterans

  • The Original G.I. Bill, which was responsible for educating millions of scientists, doctors, engineers, businessmen, authors, actors, and teachers.
  • Post-9/11 G.I. Bill which provided similar higher education incentives for more than 2 million service members who served since September 11, 2001.
  • From 2007 to 2008, active duty service members represented 4% of all undergraduates enrolled in post-secondary education.