PublicationsSeptember 10, 2019

The American Veteran Experience and the Post-9/11 Generation

What it means to be a military veteran in the United States is being shaped by a new generation of service members. About one-in-five veterans today served on active duty after the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001. Their collective experiences – from deployment to combat to the transition back to civilian life – are markedly different from those who served in previous eras.

PublicationsJuly 10, 2019

Trump Draws Stronger Support From Veterans Than From the Public on Leadership of U.S. Military

A new Pew Research Center survey of veterans finds that a majority (57%) approve of the way Trump is handling his duties as commander in chief, with about half (48%) saying his administration’s policies have made the military stronger.