Service members and veterans feel more disconnected from civilians than ever before. As the percentage of Americans who have served has decreased to just 7% with only 1% currently serving, fewer civilians are able to relate to their experiences.

According to the news site Vox, “Veteran populations feel misunderstood and unappreciated.”

Related: The military is not doing enough to bridge the civilian-military divide »

In its video, “The Burden of War Falls on Fewer Americans Than Ever Before,” Vox shows just how much weight is being shouldered by so few people, and how little civilians understand.

Watch “The Burden of War Falls on Fewer Americans Than Ever Before” below.


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