Blog posts with the tag "By the Numbers"

By the Numbers - Feb. 13, 2017

586

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.

By the Numbers - Jan. 30, 2017

28.5%

The percentage of "443,360 active duty service Veterans who deployed to Afghanistan and Iraq and subsequently utilized VHA services between Fiscal Years 2004 and 2013" who "had a non-routine military service discharge," according to a new study recently published online in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine -- Non-routine Discharge From Military Service: Mental Illness, Substance Use Disorders, and Suicidality.

By the Numbers - Jan. 9, 2017

1776

The year in which "Margaret Cochran Corbin became the first woman to receive a military pension from Congress for an injury sustained while helping to defend Fort Washington against British troops," according to a recently updated Congressional Research Service (CRS) report -- Women in Combat: Issues for Congress -- made available by the Federation of American Scientists Project on Government Secrecy.

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