From the December 1966 magazine.

About Alcoholism - Alcoholism Information, Research and Treatment

Veterans, the Military, and Alcoholism

Many of these items are contrary to AA philosophy. Their publication here does not mean that the Grapevine endorses or approves them; they are offered solely for your information.

Veterans have been reported to have a higher incidence of alcoholism than non-veterans.

This conclusion--based on the appearance of veterans in alcoholism treatment programs in "greater numbers then expected from their distribution in the population"--was reported at the annual meeting of the American Psychiatric Association by Raymond E. Vath, B.S., Arnold S. Linsky, M.A. and...

-- U. S. Medicine