Why So Few Veterans in Congress?

Why are there so few veterans in Congress these days? The end of the military draft 40 years ago and the gradual retirement and passing away of the World War II generation have contributed to a record low of 17 veterans in the 100-member U.S. Senate. Share why do you think fewer Veterans are in Congress — AARP Community » In the House of Representatives the total of 85 veterans – out of 435 members – is also the lowest since …