Women’s History Month fact of the day – March 29th

  • March 29th – The total veteran population in the United States and Puerto Rico, as of September 30, 2012, was approximately 22.3 million. The population of women veterans numbered 2,248,579. States with the largest number of women veterans were California, Texas, Florida, Virginia, and Georgia.
[Source – http://www.va.gov/WOMENVET/Women_Vet_Pop_FS_1_13.pdf]

These facts were taken directly from a Defense Equal Opportunity management Institute Directorate of Research Development and Strategic Initiatives publication.  Additional facts will be posted throughout the month of March, 2013.

For more on Women’s History Month visit the Navy Personnel Command’s Women’s History Month Page

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