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.

By the Numbers - May 22, 2017


The percentage of Service members who were separated from the military for misconduct from FY 2011 through 2015 who "had been diagnosed within the 2 years prior to separation with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), traumatic brain injury (TBI), or certain other conditions that could be associated with misconduct," according to a new report from the Government Accountability Office (GAO) -- DOD Health: Actions Needed to Ensure Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and Traumatic Brain Injury Are Considered in Misconduct Separations