Earth & Conservation

Does The U.S. Military Have A Diversity Problem? 

For decades, the U.S. military has been dominated by white males, but that's beginning to change. So just how diverse is the U.S. military?

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2014 Demographics: Profile of the Military Community (
"This Demographics Report, which was prepared for the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD), presents a synthesis of demographic information describing members and families in the military community in fiscal year 2014."

These 22 Charts Reveal Who Serves In America's Military (
"Even as the Pentagon plans significant troop reductions, the U.S. Armed Forces remain by far the most powerful and most expensive military in the world."

Women in the U.S. Military: Growing Share, Distinctive Profile (
"The women who serve in today's military differ from the men who serve in a number of ways."

Who Serves in the U.S. Military? The Demographics of Enlisted Troops and Officers (
"Conventional wisdom holds that military service disproportionately attracts minorities and men and women from disadvantaged backgrounds."