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Number of Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans in US

How many Iraq and Afghanistan veterans are there in the US?

1.7 million.

According to Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America (IAVA), there are more than 1.7 million veterans who served in one of these two countries ‘“ most of them aged between 17 and 25 years (41%). All in all, Iraq and Afghanistan veterans represent 7,5% of the veteran population in the US, which counted 22,424,712 in 2008.

This fact is verified on : May 4, 2010.

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