Blog posts with the tag "By the Numbers"

By the Numbers - Jan. 9, 2017


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.

By the Numbers - Dec. 12, 2016


The percentage of U.S. military Veterans who reported having pain in the previous three months, according to a study recently published online by The Journal of Pain -- Severe Pain in Veterans: The Impact of Age and Sex, and Comparisons to the General Population. The researchers note that 9.1% of those Veterans were " classified as having severe pain."

By the Numbers - Dec. 5, 2016


The number of "Regular Force members of the Canadian Armed Forces" who "reported being victims of sexual assault during the previous 12 months either in the military workplace or in situations involving military members, Department of National Defence employees or contractors," according to a new brief from Statistics Canada -- Sexual misconduct in the Canadian Armed Forces, 2016.