Special Report

States With the Most Veterans

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35. Indiana
> Civilian adults who have served in the military: 7.3%
> Veterans who first enlisted after 9/11: 12.1% (23rd lowest)
> Veterans who served in the Vietnam Era only: 33.7% (25th lowest)
> Veterans who served during the Korean War only: 6.8% (24th highest)

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34. Mississippi
> Civilian adults who have served in the military: 7.3%
> Veterans who first enlisted after 9/11: 14.6% (14th highest)
> Veterans who served in the Vietnam Era only: 30.4% (7th lowest)
> Veterans who served during the Korean War only: 5.1% (8th lowest)

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33. Iowa
> Civilian adults who have served in the military: 7.4%
> Veterans who first enlisted after 9/11: 11.2% (12th lowest)
> Veterans who served in the Vietnam Era only: 35.1% (15th highest)
> Veterans who served during the Korean War only: 9.0% (6th highest)

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32. Kentucky
> Civilian adults who have served in the military: 7.5%
> Veterans who first enlisted after 9/11: 12.0% (22nd lowest)
> Veterans who served in the Vietnam Era only: 34.4% (19th highest)
> Veterans who served during the Korean War only: 5.4% (11th lowest)

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31. Ohio
> Civilian adults who have served in the military: 7.6%
> Veterans who first enlisted after 9/11: 11.1% (10th lowest)
> Veterans who served in the Vietnam Era only: 34.5% (18th highest)
> Veterans who served during the Korean War only: 6.9% (22nd highest)

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