Special Report

Best & Worst States for Military Retirees

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5. Alaska
> Score: 58.3/100
> Economic environment rank: the best
> Quality of life rank: 7th best
> Health care rank: 18th worst

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4. South Dakota
> Score: 59.8/100
> Economic environment rank: 3rd best
> Quality of life rank: 24th best
> Health care rank: 4th best

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3. Florida
> Score: 59.9/100
> Economic environment rank: 15th best
> Quality of life rank: 4th best
> Health care rank:13th best

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2. South Carolina
> Score: 59.9/100
> Economic environment rank: 14th best
> Quality of life rank: 2nd best
> Health care rank: 16th best

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1. Virginia
> Score: 61/100
> Economic environment rank: 5th best
> Quality of life rank: 5th best
> Health care rank: 12th best