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Table 10. Employment status of Gulf War-era II veterans 18 years and over by location of service, August 2013, not seasonally adjusted

Table 10.  Employment status of Gulf War-era II veterans 18 years and over by location of service, August 2013, not seasonally adjusted

(Numbers in thousands)
                                                                                                                                            
                                                                                     Civilian labor force                                   
                                                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                            
                                                    Civilian                               Employed             Unemployed        Not in    
          Period of service and location            noninsti-                                                                      labor    
                                                    tutional               Percent                                                 force    
                                                   population    Total       of                  Percent               Percent              
                                                                         population    Total       of        Total       of                 
                                                                                               population               labor               
                                                                                                                        force               
                                                                                                                                            
Total, Gulf War-era II veterans...................     2,883      2,263     78.5        2,036     70.6          226     10.0          621   
  Served in Iraq, Afghanistan, or both (1)........     1,141        919     80.6          826     72.4           93     10.2          221   
    Served in Iraq (2)............................       946        761     80.4          684     72.3           76     10.0          185   
    Served in Afghanistan (3).....................       486        396     81.5          347     71.5           49     12.3           90   
    Served in both locations (4)..................       291        237     81.5          205     70.7           32     13.3           54   
  Served elsewhere................................     1,230        982     79.8          875     71.2          107     10.9          248   
  Location of service not reported................       512        361     70.5          335     65.4           26      7.3          151   

   1 Refers to veterans who served in Iraq at anytime since March 2003 and veterans who served in Afghanistan at anytime since October 2001.
Also includes veterans who served in both countries.
   2 Includes all veterans who served in Iraq at any time since March 2003, whether or not they also served in Afghanistan.
   3 Includes all veterans who served in Afghanistan at any time since October 2001, whether or not they also served in Iraq.
   4 Veterans who served in both Iraq and Afghanistan during the designated dates are also included in the totals of each location above.
   NOTE: Veterans are men and women who served on active duty in the U.S. Armed Forces and were not on active duty at the time of the 
survey. Gulf War-era II veterans served anywhere in the world at any time since September 2001.



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