Special Report

States With the Most People in the Military

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40. Massachusetts
> Active duty personnel: 55 per 100,000 people (total: 3,766)
> Total no. of military bases: 21 (17th most)
> Largest base: Hanscom AFB (848 active duty personnel)
> Per capita defense spending: $1,512 (12th highest)

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39. Ohio
> Active duty personnel: 60 per 100,000 people (total: 7,048)
> Total no. of military bases: 31 (10th most)
> Largest base: Wright-Patterson AFB (5,342 active duty personnel)
> Per capita defense spending: $603 (13th lowest)

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38. Maine
> Active duty personnel: 64 per 100,000 people (total: 852)
> Total no. of military bases: 13 (22nd fewest)
> Largest base: Personnel count unavailable
> Per capita defense spending: $,1910 (8th highest)

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37. New Hampshire
> Active duty personnel: 75 per 100,000 people (total: 1,024)
> Total no. of military bases: 5 (6th fewest)
> Largest base: Portsmouth Naval Shipyard (856 active duty personnel)
> Per capita defense spending: $1,309 (18th highest)

36. New Jersey
> Active duty personnel: 89 per 100,000 people (total: 7,952)
> Total no. of military bases: 14 (25th fewest)
> Largest base: McGuire AFB (4,318 active duty personnel)
> Per capita defense spending: $729 (19th lowest)

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