Female Vietnam Vets "Happier"
June 28, 2017
February 18, 2017: Research conducted at Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health concludes, based on feedback from 1,285 women, that women who began military careers during the Vietnam war live better than the average American female. According to the study, " A military career, despite being a non-traditional career path for women at the time and one that precluded a more normative family and personal life, afforded women with a meaningful experience that continued to positively impact their emotional well-being even decades after the war." See article: The Vietnam War Made Career Military Women 'Happier,' Says Study (Forbes, www.forbes.com)
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