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What is the Military?

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What is the Military?
The Military is made up of "Branches of Service":
United States Air Force (USAF)
United States Army (USA)
United States Coast Guard (USCG)
United States Marine Corps (USMC)
United States Navy (USN)

These Branches have many commonalities, however each Branch also has a unique culture.


Where are Military in California?
Everywhere.

There are AD, Guard, Reserve, and Veterans in
EVERY
county in California.
What are tobacco use rates in the Military**?
Cigarette Smoking
:
USAF: 16.7%
USA: 26.7%
USCG: 19.9%
USMC: 30.8%
USN: 24.4%
Project UNIFORM 2014 Series presents:
Who is in the Military?
14.6% of DoD AD force: female*
85.4% of DoD AD force: male*

AD Officers: 13.3% are 25 or younger*
AD Enlisted: 48.8% are 25 or younger*
USMC: 62% are 25 or younger***

AD Officers: 82.4% have a Bachelor or higher*
AD Enlisted: 5.9% have a Bachelor or higher*

56.1% of AD are married*
6.3% of AD are in dual-military marriages*
United States Air Force (USAF)
% of Military:
23
*
Personnel:
Airmen
Established:
18 September 1947

United States Army (USA)
% of Military:
38.2
*
Personnel:
Soldiers
Established:
14 June 1775

United States Coast Guard (USCG)
% of Military:
2.9
*
Personnel:
Coast Guardsmen
Established: 25 January 1915

United States Marine Corps (USMC)
% of Military:
13.9
*
Personnel:
Marines
Established:
10 November 1775
United States Navy (USN)
% of Military:
22
*
Personnel:
Sailors
Established:
13 October 1775
Understanding the Military:
Basic Concepts,
Complicated Issues

* 2012 Demographics Profile of Military Community

** 2011 Department of Defense Health Related
Behaviors Survey of Active Duty Military Personnel (published in February 2013)

*** MCCS Demographic Update, 2011

All photos are from the DoD Image Gallery:
http://www.defense.gov/multimedia/
Smokeless
:
USAF: 13.3%
USA: 20.8%
USCG: 19.6%
USMC: 31.9%
USN: 16.9%
Citations:
The lower the rank, the higher the tobacco use.
Top Reasons
Service Members Give for Smoking:
Helps relieve stress.

Helps relieve boredom.
Top Factors That Would Cause Service Members to Smoke Less:
A significant decrease in the number of places at the installation where smoking or using products was permitted.

If prices on the installation were increased to match prices outside of the installation.
Next Steps, More Opportunities
August 2014:
Tobacco Pricing and Availability in Military Communities

September 2014:

How Has the Tobacco Industry Influenced Military Tobacco Use...And What You Can Do About It (
Webinar:
4 September, 10am PST
)

October 2014:

Celebrating Veterans: What Local Communities Can Do For a Tobacco-Free Military (Webinar:
22 October, 10am PST
)



Why this presentation?
Our family.
Our community.
Educate Public Health community.
There is a lot we can all do to support.
Our military.
Our country.
Goes with drinking alcohol.

Helps keep awake or alert.
Project UNIFORM 2014 Series:
Project UNIFORM
www.projectuniform.org
916-339-3424 ext. 26
colleen@projectuniform.org
https://www.facebook.com/ProjectUNIFORM
https://twitter.com/projectuniform
Thank you!
Please contact us any time!
Our family.
Our military.
Our country.
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