Blog posts with the tag "By the Numbers"

By the Numbers - June 12, 2017


The number of Americans "missing from World War II, the Korean War, the Cold War, Vietnam, and the Iraq and other conflicts," according to a new report from the Congressional Research Service (CRS) -- American War and Military Operations Casualties: Lists and Statistics. The Defense Prisoner of War and Missing in Action Accounting Agency has a list of those who have been “Recently Accounted For."

By the Numbers - June 5, 2017

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The ratio of enlisted personnel to officers in the Air Force, according to Population Representation in the Military Services 2015, the latest version of the annual report from the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense, Personnel and Readiness, prepared by CNA. This is the highest ratio of all the Service branches; the Marine Corps has the lowest enlisted/officer ratio, at 8.8 enlisted personnel to every officer.