Hidden Numbers: Why Far More Women Veterans May Be Homeless Than You Realize

Women veterans are a growing percentage of all U.S. veterans, and with that comes a risk of living below the poverty line as well as experiencing homelessness. Photo credit: iStock.com.

When women service members — soldiers, sailors, airmen, Marines — come home from serving their country, they may find that their country , and particularly the state to which they return , is woefully unprepared to serve them.

Let’s take a deeper dive into this — what the numbers are, and what they mean.