Veterans of Foreign Wars As Fewer Americans Serve In The Military, Veterans And Non-Veterans Socialize Less By Carson Frame • Jan 2, 2018 Tim Hipps / U.S. Army Fewer than one percent of Americans are in the military, compared with about nine percent during World War II. Researchers say that's helped create a divide between veterans and non-veterans. Trump Promises VA Reforms in VFW Speech By Frank Stasio & Jay Price • Jul 26, 2016 Jay Price / American Homefront A day after Hillary Clinton addressed the same group, Donald Trump received an enthusiastic response at the national convention of the Veterans of Foreign Wars. Clinton Pledges to Support Troops, Veterans In Speech to VFW By Jay Price & Dave DeWitt & Elizabeth Baier • Jul 25, 2016 Jay Price / American Homefront Though she never mentioned him by name, Hillary Clinton repeatedly attacked Donald Trump's positions during her speech to the VFW. Trump will speak to the group Tuesday. Listen Listening... / 4:00 Jay Price speaks with Jeff Tiberii following Hillary Clinton's address to the VFW Convention in Charlotte. Some Vets Underwhelmed As Clinton, Trump Plan to Address VFW By Jay Price • Jul 24, 2016 Jay Price / American Homefront This week, the major presidential candidates will continue a longstanding tradition of speaking to the Veterans of Foreign Wars.