Special Report

Cities With the Most Veterans

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5. Sierra Vista, Arizona
> Civilian adults who have served in the military: 26.8%
> Veterans who first enlisted after 9/11: 19.4% — 348th highest of 1,720 cities
> Veterans who served in the Vietnam Era only: 19.5% — 97th lowest of 1,720 cities
> Veterans who served during the Korean War only: 4.3% — 426th lowest of 1,720 cities

4. Hinesville, Georgia
> Civilian adults who have served in the military: 26.9%
> Veterans who first enlisted after 9/11: 39.9% — 8th highest of 1,720 cities
> Veterans who served in the Vietnam Era only: 9.4% — 4th lowest of 1,720 cities
> Veterans who served during the Korean War only: 0.1% — 12th lowest of 1,720 cities

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3. Killeen, Texas
> Civilian adults who have served in the military: 27.7%
> Veterans who first enlisted after 9/11: 37.4% — 14th highest of 1,720 cities
> Veterans who served in the Vietnam Era only: 8.1% — 2nd lowest of 1,720 cities
> Veterans who served during the Korean War only: 0.1% — 13th lowest of 1,720 cities

2. Copperas Cove, Texas
> Civilian adults who have served in the military: 28.1%
> Veterans who first enlisted after 9/11: 26.8% — 90th highest of 1,720 cities
> Veterans who served in the Vietnam Era only: 14.3% — 24th lowest of 1,720 cities
> Veterans who served during the Korean War only: 1.0% — 36th lowest of 1,720 cities

1. Harker Heights, Texas
> Civilian adults who have served in the military: 30.1%
> Veterans who first enlisted after 9/11: 19.5% — 335th highest of 1,720 cities
> Veterans who served in the Vietnam Era only: 12.1% — 10th lowest of 1,720 cities
> Veterans who served during the Korean War only: 0.9% — 29th lowest of 1,720 cities

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