Special Report

States With the Most People in the Military

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30. Utah
> Total active duty: 4,296
> Total no.of military bases: 96
> Largest base: Hill Air Force Base (9,481 personnel)
> Largest branch: Air Force (3,988 enlistees)

Source: Charles Haymond / U.S. Air Force

29. Nebraska
> Total active duty: 6,311
> Total no.of military bases: 124
> Largest base: Offutt Air Force Base (14,995 personnel)
> Largest branch: Air Force (5,670 enlistees)

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28. Connecticut
> Total active duty: 6,438
> Total no.of military bases: 35
> Largest base: New London Naval Submarine Base (13,889 personnel)
> Largest branch: Navy (5,477 enlistees)

Source: Nyttend / Wikimedia Commons

27. Ohio
> Total active duty: 6,829
> Total no.of military bases: 76
> Largest base: Wright-Patterson Air Force Base (14,060 personnel)
> Largest branch: Air Force (5,350 enlistees)

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26. North Dakota
> Total active duty: 7,440
> Total no.of military bases: 187
> Largest base: Minot Air Force Base (11,205 personnel)
> Largest branch: Air Force (7,393 enlistees)