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 (militaryonesource.mil)
"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 (businessinsider.com)
"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 (pewsocialtrends.org)
"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 (heritage.org)
"Conventional wisdom holds that military service disproportionately attracts minorities and men and women from disadvantaged backgrounds."