A Veterans' Life isn't Simple

The struggles that Veterans Face

About Me

My name is Katelyn and this flyer was created as part of a school project to inform people about the struggles that veterans face. Scan this QR code to access my online flyer and links.

Effects of War

  • “In the U.S in 2014, there were 21,884,812 million veterans with the majority of them living places like California and Florida” (“Veteran Population”).
  • Many of these people have to deal with the challenge of physical but also have to struggle with mental illness that makes it so they can't live a normal life.
  • Many veterans try to deal with the pain by self-medicating with drugs and alcohol.
  • Veterans want to talk about their experience in the military but civilians don't like to bring up topics that are hard to talk about or understand.
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Returning Home

  • 11% of the adult population is homeless but 26% of them are veterans.
  • It is often hard to return home from a war zone because both the civilian family and the veteran had grown when they where away.
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