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U.S. war veterans at a glance

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  • Number of jobless vets who served after 9/11 nearly doubles in the past year
  • More than 6 percent of vets have incomes that fall below the federal poverty line
  • About 131,000 veterans are homeless, according to '08 study
  • 40 percent of vet disabilities are musculoskeletal, including knee injuries, arthritis
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