Special Report

Cities Where the Most Veterans Live

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10. Fairbanks, AK
> Civilian adults who have served in the military: 16.5%
> Veterans who first enlisted after 9/11: 31.8% — 4th highest of 384 metros
> Veterans who served in the Vietnam Era only: 20.0% — 9th lowest of 384 metros
> Veterans who served during the Korean War only: 1.4% — 4th lowest of 384 metros

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9. Colorado Springs, CO
> Civilian adults who have served in the military: 17.0%
> Veterans who first enlisted after 9/11: 22.7% — 19th highest of 384 metros
> Veterans who served in the Vietnam Era only: 20.0% — 10th lowest of 384 metros
> Veterans who served during the Korean War only: 2.2% — 11th lowest of 384 metros

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8. Fayetteville, NC
> Civilian adults who have served in the military: 17.2%
> Veterans who first enlisted after 9/11: 26.7% — 10th highest of 384 metros
> Veterans who served in the Vietnam Era only: 16.5% — 4th lowest of 384 metros
> Veterans who served during the Korean War only: 1.6% — 7th lowest of 384 metros

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7. Lawton, OK
> Civilian adults who have served in the military: 17.6%
> Veterans who first enlisted after 9/11: 22.8% — 18th highest of 384 metros
> Veterans who served in the Vietnam Era only: 20.3% — 12th lowest of 384 metros
> Veterans who served during the Korean War only: 3.0% — 22nd lowest of 384 metros

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6. Clarksville, TN-KY
> Civilian adults who have served in the military: 17.8%
> Veterans who first enlisted after 9/11: 29.5% — 7th highest of 384 metros
> Veterans who served in the Vietnam Era only: 16.7% — 5th lowest of 384 metros
> Veterans who served during the Korean War only: 2.1% — 10th lowest of 384 metros

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