According to The National WWII Museum, as of 2014, there are a little over 1 million World War II veterans still alive. WWII veterans are dying at a rate of 555 per day, with most of them being over 90 years old.Know More
A WWII veteran passes away every three minutes, according to The National WWII Museum. It is estimated that by the year 2036, there will be no WWII veterans left alive.
There are a number of U.S. World War II survivor associations, such as the American Defenders of Bataan and Corregidor, the Normandy Veterans Association, the Pearl Harbor Survivors Association, the United States Submarine Veterans of WWII, the Veterans of the Battle of the Bulge and the Philippine Scouts Heritage Society.Learn more about Military
National Guard members are not considered to be veterans. However, if those members have prior service records with active components of the Armed Forces, they can be considered to be veterans.Full Answer >
As of February 2015, the listing for the central offices of the Department of Veterans Affairs is 810 Vermont Avenue, NW, Washington, D.C. 20420. All of the major organizations that support the operations of the VA are centralized at this location.Full Answer >
The Veterans Administration rates disabilities on a scale of 0 to 100, increasing in 10 percent increments based on medical evidence a veteran submits with his claim. A physician at a Veterans Affairs facility or a private physician using a disability benefits questionnaire is able to provide evidence.Full Answer >
Although no government sites are available, some private organizations update their online lists as recipients receive military medals. The website WW2 Awards has a list of more than 2,600 recipients as of May 2015.Full Answer >