A new graphic meant to help lawmakers allocate resources predicts what states Vietnam, Gulf War, Post-Gulf War and Post-9/11-era veterans will be living in every year until 2045, a D.C. think tank announced Nov. 22. Rebecca Burgess, an American Enterprise Institute expert on veterans, said a national discussion earlier this year about expanding the Department of Veterans Affairs' health benefits prompted her to question how geography and demographics affect perceptions from the public and politicians about veterans. Visualizing where veterans will be over the next three decades will provide at least two benefits, she said. "It delivers the best sense of where VA resources will most be needed in the future," Burgess wrote, "and in the process may also reveal which congressional districts might witness veteran policies becoming an electoral issue in the near future." Read more on Military.com.