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Library Displays: Veterans Day (Nov 2012)

Information on the resources on display at Simmons Library

Featured Titles

These items are currently on display in Beatley Library.

About this Display

Veterans Day is Sunday, November 11. Come explore some of the resources we have on display in the Library in honor of American veterans, or check out the links below for information about veterans in the USA.

View the titles on display in the "Featured Titles" list on the left.

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Want to know more about who veterans are? Check out this data from the US Census.

For more about Iraq and Afghanistan veterans, visit Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America.

The U.S Department of Veterans Affairs has great information about veteran services, events, health, and more. It also has a great virtual Veterans Day poster gallery.

Watch The Daily Show address challenges faced by recently returned veterans in America.

For more on the connection between veterans and homelessness, check out the New England Center for Homeless Veterans and the National Coalition for Homeless Veterans.

Do you know a veteran from one of these American wars?

Do you know a veteran from one of these American wars?
World War II: 0 votes (0%)
Korean War: 0 votes (0%)
Vietnam War: 0 votes (0%)
Gulf War: 0 votes (0%)
Iraq/Afghanistan: 1 votes (50%)
More than one of these: 1 votes (50%)
A war not listed here: 0 votes (0%)
None of these: 0 votes (0%)
Total Votes: 2

Did you know?

  • 21.5 million: veterans in the US in 2011.
  • 1.6 million: female veterans in 2011.
  • 9.2 million: veterans 65 and older.
  • 1.8 million: veterans younger than 35.
  • 6.3%: veterans unemployment rate.
  • 10%: unemployment rate for Iraq and Afghanistan era veterans.