Special Report

States With the Most Veterans

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30. Maryland
> Civilian adults who have served in the military: 7.7%
> Veterans who first enlisted after 9/11: 14.2% (17th highest)
> Veterans who served in the Vietnam Era only: 27.8% (3rd lowest)
> Veterans who served during the Korean War only: 5.5% (13th lowest)

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29. Georgia
> Civilian adults who have served in the military: 7.9%
> Veterans who first enlisted after 9/11: 14.9% (11th highest)
> Veterans who served in the Vietnam Era only: 29.1% (4th lowest)
> Veterans who served during the Korean War only: 4.2% (3rd lowest)

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28. Nebraska
> Civilian adults who have served in the military: 7.9%
> Veterans who first enlisted after 9/11: 13.1% (25th highest)
> Veterans who served in the Vietnam Era only: 32.4% (15th lowest)
> Veterans who served during the Korean War only: 7.9% (10th highest)

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27. Kansas
> Civilian adults who have served in the military: 7.9%
> Veterans who first enlisted after 9/11: 14.8% (12th highest)
> Veterans who served in the Vietnam Era only: 32.9% (19th lowest)
> Veterans who served during the Korean War only: 7.3% (17th highest)

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26. North Dakota
> Civilian adults who have served in the military: 8.0%
> Veterans who first enlisted after 9/11: 18.2% (3rd highest)
> Veterans who served in the Vietnam Era only: 31.1% (10th lowest)
> Veterans who served during the Korean War only: 6.2% (22nd lowest)

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