Linky "A male veteran is four times less likely to be in prison than a man from the general population, says the MoD." I'm not sure about this one. Yes we all know that guys can have difficulty in making the transition between a life in green and civvy street, but FOUR times more likely to end up in the slammer? I have kept in touch with a fair amount of my ex muckers and I would say that statistically less of them have records than the civvies that I went to school with. Of course it could also be that the ones I am not in touch with are all in jail.