Veteran's Day

Since today is Veteran's Day, I wanted to acknowledge the immense sacrifice the men and women of the armed forces have made to insure each and every American their freedom.

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United States Military Personnel Who Died:

World War I- 116,500

World War II- 405,000

Korean War- 54,500

Vietnam War- 58,000

Iraq/Afghanistan War through present day- 7,000

United States Military Personnel Wounded:

World War I- 204,000

World War II- 671,000

Korean War- 93,000

Vietnam War- 153,000

Iraq /Afghanistan War through present day- 51,000

United States Military personnel missing:

World War I- 3,400

World War II- 30,300

Korean War- 4,800

Vietnam War- 2,500

Iraq/Afghanistan War through present day- 2

Each of these brave men and women deserve to be remembered, not only on Veteran's Day, but every day of the year.


1 comment:

Carly Carson said...

So sad. It never seems to end.