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The average age of a soldier at the time of enlistment is 19.

What were you doing when you were 19?
18 % of homeless Veterans are women
1/2 of all Veterans suffer from mental illness 2/3
suffer from substance abuse
53% of individual homeless Veterans have disabilities

Compared with 41% of homeless Non Veteran individuals
Roughly 56% of
homeless Veterans
are African American
or Hispanic despite
only accounting for
12.8% and 15.4% of all
U.S. ...
Former service members are 11% more likely to develop a life threatening disease
while living without shelter
Roughly 76,000 homeless Vets Sleep on the streets of America nightly
Veterans between 18-30 years of age are twice as likely to be homeless
An estimated 22 Veterans commit suicide each day in America
“Men and women who risked their
lives defending America may be far
more likely to die on its streets”
The soldier above all others
prays for peace, for it is the
soldier who must suffer and
bear the deepest wounds and
scars ...
Veterans are 50% more likely
to become homeless than
other Americans due to
poverty, lack of support
networks & poor livin...
Veterans experience homelessness longer than their non-Veteran peers

They Spend an average of 6 years being homeless
1.2 million Veterans suffer from mental disorders
THEY DESERVE OUR SUPPORT
Armypresentation 11.8.13.backuppo
Armypresentation 11.8.13.backuppo
Armypresentation 11.8.13.backuppo
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  1. 1. The average age of a soldier at the time of enlistment is 19. What were you doing when you were 19?
  2. 2. 18 % of homeless Veterans are women
  3. 3. 1/2 of all Veterans suffer from mental illness 2/3 suffer from substance abuse
  4. 4. 53% of individual homeless Veterans have disabilities Compared with 41% of homeless Non Veteran individuals
  5. 5. Roughly 56% of homeless Veterans are African American or Hispanic despite only accounting for 12.8% and 15.4% of all U.S. population respectively l
  6. 6. Former service members are 11% more likely to develop a life threatening disease while living without shelter
  7. 7. Roughly 76,000 homeless Vets Sleep on the streets of America nightly
  8. 8. Veterans between 18-30 years of age are twice as likely to be homeless
  9. 9. An estimated 22 Veterans commit suicide each day in America
  10. 10. “Men and women who risked their lives defending America may be far more likely to die on its streets”
  11. 11. The soldier above all others prays for peace, for it is the soldier who must suffer and bear the deepest wounds and scars of war.
  12. 12. Veterans are 50% more likely to become homeless than other Americans due to poverty, lack of support networks & poor living conditions
  13. 13. Veterans experience homelessness longer than their non-Veteran peers They Spend an average of 6 years being homeless
  14. 14. 1.2 million Veterans suffer from mental disorders
  15. 15. THEY DESERVE OUR SUPPORT
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