It is often difficult to put into perspective the contributions made by Americans in defense our our great nation. Even more difficult is providing a sense of the human legacy costs associated with returning veterans from major conflicts.
We have included this page to enlighten visitors regarding the number of veterans there are nationally and in the state of Florida. This information is based on 2010 census data.
2,594,000: Number of Americans who served in Vietnam
789,000: Vietnam Combat Veterans Deaths (1995-2001)
815,000: Estimated Number of Living Vietnam Veterans
309: Approximate Death Rate Per Day (VA Statistics)
State of Florida Statistics:
1,650,900: Total Number of Veterans Living in Florida
1,510,000: Male Veterans Living in Florida
140,900: Female Veterans Living in Florida
1,229,100: Wartime Veterans in Florida
421,800: Peacetime Veterans in Florida
511,100: Vietnam Era Veterans
399,100: Gulf War Veterans
212,500: Korean Conflict Veterans
187,900: World War II Veterans