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SALUTE TO  GEORGIA VETERANS

May 26, 2016

The 77,000 Georgians who served in World War I; the 1,937 KIA; 3,319 WIA; 67 EX-POWS and 54 MIA

The 324,373 Georgians who served in World War II; the 6,781 KIA; 11,650 WIA; 652 EX-POWS and 364 MIA

The 75,000 Georgians who served in the Korean War; the 740 KIA; 1,040 WIA; 97 EX-POWS and 174 MIA

The 228,000 Georgians who served in the Vietnam War; the 1,584 KIA; 8.534 WIA; 21 EX-POWS and 30 MIA and 21 Remains ID

The 28,000 Georgians who served in the Persian Gulf War; the 13 KIA; 14 WIA; 2 EX-POWS and 0 MIA

The 131,000+ Georgians who have served thus far in the GWOT, the 214 KIA from Georgia, the 420 KIA from military units stationed in Georgia, the 1,900+ WIA, the 2 EX-POWS and 0 MIA

The 300,000+ Georgians who served during the Cold War (1945-1990)
The 734,400 Living Veterans in Georgia

We salute you for your service and sacrifice for our country, You Will Never Be Forgotten.

American Revolution (1775-1783)
Total U.S. Service Members---217,000
Killed In Action---4,435
Wounded In Action---6,188

War of 1812 (1812-1815)
Total U.S. Service Members---286,730
Killed In Action---2,260
Wounded In Action---4,505

Indian Wars (approx. 1817-1898)
Total U.S. Service Members (VA Estimate)---106,000
Killed In Action (VA Estimate)---1,000

Mexican War (1846-1848)
Total U.S. Service Members---78,718
Killed In Action---1,733
Other Deaths (In Theater)---11,550
Wounded In Action---4,152

Civil War (1861-1865)
Total U.S. Service Members (Union)---2,213,363
Killed in Action(Union)---140,414
Other Deaths(In Theater) (Union)---224,097
Wounded in Action (Union)---281,881
Total U.S. Service Members (Confederate)---1,050,000
Killed in Action (Confederate)---74,524
Other Death (In Theater) (Confederate)---59,297
Wounded in Action (Confederate)---Unknown

Spanish American War (1898-1902)
Total U.S. Service Members(Worldwide)---306,760
Killed in Action---385
Other Deaths (In Theater)---2,061
Wounded in Action---1,662

World War I (1917-1918)
Total U.S. Service Members (Worldwide)---4,734,991
Killed in Action---53,402
Other Deaths (non Theater)---63,114
Wounded in Action---204,002
Living Veterans---0

World War II (1941-1945)
Total U.S. Service Members (Worldwide)---16,112,566
Killed in Action---291,557
Other Deaths (Non Theater)---113,842
Wounded in Action---670,846
Living Veterans---695,300