Protecting the Flock is Asymmetric

Memorial Day is a federal holiday in the United States for remembering the people who died while serving in the U. S. military.

Memorial Day

Source: United States Marine Corps

How many American military have died in war

Protecting the flock is asymmetric, so we need to be reminded. Less than 1% of Americans serve in the military. Out of a nation of 320 million people, 1.3 million Americans are on active duty military according to the Department of Defense. In comparison, 12% of the population served during World War II.

what percent of Americans serve in military

Source: How many Americans have died in U.S. wars?

Since fewer families are impacted by war, there seems to be a disconnect in the situational awareness of what is going on in the world.

On Memorial Day, remember it wasn’t just one who gave his life for us. It was over 1.1 million and counting…


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