Special Report

Cities Where the Most Veterans Live

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30. Anchorage, AK
> Civilian adults who have served in the military: 12.9%
> Veterans who first enlisted after 9/11: 21.6% — 22nd highest of 384 metros
> Veterans who served in the Vietnam Era only: 24.0% — 23rd lowest of 384 metros
> Veterans who served during the Korean War only: 2.1% — 9th lowest of 384 metros

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29. Olympia-Lacey-Tumwater, WA
> Civilian adults who have served in the military: 13.1%
> Veterans who first enlisted after 9/11: 17.7% — 46th highest of 384 metros
> Veterans who served in the Vietnam Era only: 27.3% — 47th lowest of 384 metros
> Veterans who served during the Korean War only: 3.6% — 30th lowest of 384 metros

28. Watertown-Fort Drum, NY
> Civilian adults who have served in the military: 13.2%
> Veterans who first enlisted after 9/11: 31.4% — 5th highest of 384 metros
> Veterans who served in the Vietnam Era only: 19.5% — 7th lowest of 384 metros
> Veterans who served during the Korean War only: 4.4% — 57th lowest of 384 metros

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27. Punta Gorda, FL
> Civilian adults who have served in the military: 13.4%
> Veterans who first enlisted after 9/11: 4.8% — 5th lowest of 384 metros
> Veterans who served in the Vietnam Era only: 41.7% — 12th highest of 384 metros
> Veterans who served during the Korean War only: 12.8% — 6th highest of 384 metros

26. California-Lexington Park, MD
> Civilian adults who have served in the military: 13.6%
> Veterans who first enlisted after 9/11: 15.5% — 94th highest of 384 metros
> Veterans who served in the Vietnam Era only: 20.0% — 11th lowest of 384 metros
> Veterans who served during the Korean War only: 1.5% — 6th lowest of 384 metros

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