In September 2012, the US Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) released a detailed profile of Native American and Alaska Native Veterans. There are currently more than 154,000 Native American veterans. The report, titled "American Indians and Alaska Servicemembers and Veterans", shows several key measures. Here is a selection of important statistics from the study:
According to the Canadian Department of Defense, 2,294 Aboriginal people currently serve the armed forces, to which must be added more than 14,700 Amerindians in the US Armed Forces.