Since 2012, Operation Sacred Trust (OST) has served more than 5,000 homeless and at-risk Veteran families in Broward and Miami-Dade counties. Who are the Veterans receiving help from the Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) program in South Florida?
- 88 percent are Male.
- 82 percent are Single.
- 49 percent are Disabled.
- Branch of Service: Army, 56%; Navy, 17%; Marines 12%; Air Force, 12%; Coast Guard, 1%.
- Primary Service Eras: Vietnam, 18%; Post-Vietnam, 34%; Post 9/11, 20%.
- 59 percent are Black or African-American.
- 18 percent are Hispanic or Latino.