Special Report

Counties Where the Most People Have Served in the Military

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30. El Paso County, Colorado
> Civilian adults who have served in the military: 16.9%
> Veterans who first enlisted after 9/11: 23.4% — 94th highest of 3,032 counties
> Veterans who served in the Vietnam Era only: 19.8% — 70th lowest of 3,032 counties
> Veterans who served during the Korean War only: 2.1% — 170th lowest of 3,032 counties

29. Teller County, Colorado
> Civilian adults who have served in the military: 17.2%
> Veterans who first enlisted after 9/11: 7.3% — 801st lowest of 3,032 counties
> Veterans who served in the Vietnam Era only: 26.2% — 259th lowest of 3,032 counties
> Veterans who served during the Korean War only: 2.7% — 239th lowest of 3,032 counties

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28. Clay County, Florida
> Civilian adults who have served in the military: 17.2%
> Veterans who first enlisted after 9/11: 16.5% — 420th highest of 3,032 counties
> Veterans who served in the Vietnam Era only: 22.5% — 126th lowest of 3,032 counties
> Veterans who served during the Korean War only: 2.4% — 205th lowest of 3,032 counties

27. Menard County, Texas
> Civilian adults who have served in the military: 17.3%
> Veterans who first enlisted after 9/11: 4.3% — 275th lowest of 3,032 counties
> Veterans who served in the Vietnam Era only: 66.0% — 5th highest of 3,032 counties
> Veterans who served during the Korean War only: 4.3% — 646th lowest of 3,032 counties

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26. Churchill County, Nevada
> Civilian adults who have served in the military: 17.4%
> Veterans who first enlisted after 9/11: 15.8% — 494th highest of 3,032 counties
> Veterans who served in the Vietnam Era only: 29.5% — 485th lowest of 3,032 counties
> Veterans who served during the Korean War only: 6.3% — 1,331st lowest of 3,032 counties

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