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Enormous advances in medical technology means that more seriously wounded service members are surviving their injuries. As many wounded warriors remain active-duty, the military has pioneered ways to provide handicap accessible housing that is discrete and ergonomic.
At least 500,000 new veterans have taken advantage of the GI Bill since 2009, but select few have penetrated the ranks of the country’s most elite universities. Veteran enrollment at Ivy League schools is much lower than previous generations because so few Americans have served in the Armed Forces.