The growing exposure of MST (Military Sexual Trauma) stirs both heartache and compassion among families and friends.
Truthful numbers are only beginning to emerge. A study cited in this New York Times article says that of homeless (not all) female veterans surveyed, 53 percent said they had experienced military sexual trauma.
This suggests that the injury is an underlying cause of homelessness among a slight majority of female veterans.
MST article in the New York Times
The NYT article profiles several female veterans who have MST. It also offers links to several helpful resources for homeless and traumatized veterans.