Blog posts with the tag "By the Numbers"

By the Numbers - Mar. 20, 2017


The number of "unique individuals (who) served at least 1 day in the active component" from from October 1, 2001 through October 1, 2016, according to an article in the January 2017 issue of the Armed Forces Health Surveillance Branch's Medical Surveillance Monthly Report -- Selected demographic and service characteristics of the U.S. Armed Forces, active and reserve components, 2001, 2009, and 2016. 

By the Numbers - Mar. 13, 2017


The number of student veterans who "have earned over 450,000 post-secondary degrees or certificates using the Post-9/11 GI Bill," according to the National Veteran Education Success Tracker, a report released recently by the Student Veterans of America. The report indicates that roughly 90 percent of these were "current or prior enlisted personnel."

By the Numbers - Feb. 13, 2017


The number of DOD and Coast Guard active-duty servicemembers and Reserve Component servicemembers "who were diagnosed with gambling disorder or seen for problem gambling in fiscal years 2011 through 2015," according to a new report from the Government Accountability Office (GAO) -- Military Personnel: DOD and the Coast Guard Need to Screen for Gambling Disorder Addiction and Update Guidance.