WHO KNEW THIS ABOUT VIETNAM?
9,087,000 Military personnel served on active duty during the official Vietnam era from August 5, 1964 to May 7, 1975
2,709,918 Americans served in uniform in Vietnam
Vietnam Veterans represented 9.7% of their generation.
The first man to die in Vietnam was James Davis, in 1961.  He was with the 509th Radio Research Station. Davis Station in Saigon was named for him.
58,148 were killed in Vietnam
75,000 were severely disabled.
23,214 were 100% disabled.
5,283 lost limbs
1,081 sustained multiple amputations.