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Minorities In The Military
Over the past 30 years, racial and ethnic minorities have entered the military in ever-increasing numbers. Ultimately, they make the transition from Servicemember to Veteran and comprise more than 128,300 of the Veteran population in Illinois.
Women Get The Job Done
Women veterans have long served in various critical roles in our military. Although they’re a small percentage of the veteran population (over 54,000), this group is highly skilled, adaptable, and strong.
Fighting For Those Who Fought For Us
There are approximately 721,575 Veterans living and thriving in Illinois with the help of the many services provided statewide at the Illinois Department of Veterans Affairs.
A Rich History of Service
There are approximately 51% of Veterans living in Illinois that have served in WWII, the Korean War, and the Vietnam War. These Veterans are our look back into the history of our country and we continue to thank them for their service.
Illinois Department of Veterans Affairs
To learn more about supporting our Veterans in Illinois and applying for the Veterans Cash Grant, visit the Illinois Department of Veterans Affairs.