Special Report

States With the Most People in the Military

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15. Oklahoma
> Total active duty: 20,138
> Total no.of military bases: 55
> Largest base: Fort Sill (25,169 personnel)
> Largest branch: Army (11,284 enlistees)

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14. New York
> Total active duty: 21,315
> Total no.of military bases: 104
> Largest base: Fort Drum (34,736 personnel)
> Largest branch: Army (17,248 enlistees)

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13. Kansas
> Total active duty: 21,597
> Total no.of military bases: 43
> Largest base: Fort Riley (38,868 personnel)
> Largest branch: Army (18,141 enlistees)

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12. Maryland
> Total active duty: 30,055
> Total no.of military bases: 112
> Largest base: Fort George GN/A Meade (26,590 personnel)
> Largest branch: Navy (10,501 enlistees)

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11. Kentucky
> Total active duty: 33,396
> Total no.of military bases: 29
> Largest base: Fort Campbell (67,507 personnel)
> Largest branch: Army (32,895 enlistees)

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