Special Report

Counties Where the Most People Have Served in the Military

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45. Houston County, Georgia
> Civilian adults who have served in the military: 16.0%
> Veterans who first enlisted after 9/11: 14.7% — 663rd highest of 3,032 counties
> Veterans who served in the Vietnam Era only: 20.8% — 94th lowest of 3,032 counties
> Veterans who served during the Korean War only: 1.4% — 84th lowest of 3,032 counties

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44. La Paz County, Arizona
> Civilian adults who have served in the military: 16.1%
> Veterans who first enlisted after 9/11: 2.2% — 108th lowest of 3,032 counties
> Veterans who served in the Vietnam Era only: 39.8% — 873rd highest of 3,032 counties
> Veterans who served during the Korean War only: 10.3% — 551st highest of 3,032 counties

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43. Columbia County, Georgia
> Civilian adults who have served in the military: 16.1%
> Veterans who first enlisted after 9/11: 24.1% — 79th highest of 3,032 counties
> Veterans who served in the Vietnam Era only: 21.5% — 107th lowest of 3,032 counties
> Veterans who served during the Korean War only: 1.6% — 110th lowest of 3,032 counties

42. Poquoson city, Virginia
> Civilian adults who have served in the military: 16.2%
> Veterans who first enlisted after 9/11: 21.8% — 127th highest of 3,032 counties
> Veterans who served in the Vietnam Era only: 33.9% — 1,123rd lowest of 3,032 counties
> Veterans who served during the Korean War only: 0.4% — 29th lowest of 3,032 counties

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41. Otero County, New Mexico
> Civilian adults who have served in the military: 16.2%
> Veterans who first enlisted after 9/11: 21.5% — 139th highest of 3,032 counties
> Veterans who served in the Vietnam Era only: 24.6% — 200th lowest of 3,032 counties
> Veterans who served during the Korean War only: 5.0% — 821st lowest of 3,032 counties

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