Special Report

Counties Where the Most People Have Served in the Military

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35. Hardin County, Kentucky
> Civilian adults who have served in the military: 16.5%
> Veterans who first enlisted after 9/11: 18.2% — 288th highest of 3,032 counties
> Veterans who served in the Vietnam Era only: 20.7% — 92nd lowest of 3,032 counties
> Veterans who served during the Korean War only: 1.5% — 91st lowest of 3,032 counties

34. Adams County, Idaho
> Civilian adults who have served in the military: 16.6%
> Veterans who first enlisted after 9/11: 2.7% — 143rd lowest of 3,032 counties
> Veterans who served in the Vietnam Era only: 47.1% — 214th highest of 3,032 counties
> Veterans who served during the Korean War only: 6.2% — 1,285th lowest of 3,032 counties

33. Suffolk city, Virginia
> Civilian adults who have served in the military: 16.7%
> Veterans who first enlisted after 9/11: 19.1% — 238th highest of 3,032 counties
> Veterans who served in the Vietnam Era only: 17.9% — 44th lowest of 3,032 counties
> Veterans who served during the Korean War only: 1.4% — 89th lowest of 3,032 counties

32. Nye County, Nevada
> Civilian adults who have served in the military: 16.8%
> Veterans who first enlisted after 9/11: 4.8% — 337th lowest of 3,032 counties
> Veterans who served in the Vietnam Era only: 44.5% — 381st highest of 3,032 counties
> Veterans who served during the Korean War only: 6.9% — 1,467th highest of 3,032 counties

31. King George County, Virginia
> Civilian adults who have served in the military: 16.8%
> Veterans who first enlisted after 9/11: 18.0% — 303rd highest of 3,032 counties
> Veterans who served in the Vietnam Era only: 17.1% — 33rd lowest of 3,032 counties
> Veterans who served during the Korean War only: 2.2% — 178th lowest of 3,032 counties

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