Special Report

American Towns Where the Most Veterans Live

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45. Fort Drum, New York
> Civilian adults who have served in the military: 27.4%
> Veterans who first enlisted after 9/11: 90.4% — 8th highest of 11,705 towns
> Veterans who served in the Vietnam Era only: 0.0% reported — the lowest of 11,705 towns (tied)
> Veterans who served during the Korean War only: 0.0% reported — the lowest of 11,705 towns (tied)

44. Schofield Barracks, Hawaii
> Civilian adults who have served in the military: 27.4%
> Veterans who first enlisted after 9/11: 85.3% — 16th highest of 11,705 towns
> Veterans who served in the Vietnam Era only: 0.0% reported — the lowest of 11,705 towns (tied)
> Veterans who served during the Korean War only: 0.5% — 2,639th lowest of 11,705 towns

43. Spout Springs, North Carolina
> Civilian adults who have served in the military: 27.6%
> Veterans who first enlisted after 9/11: 41.1% — 341st highest of 11,705 towns
> Veterans who served in the Vietnam Era only: 4.8% — 201st lowest of 11,705 towns
> Veterans who served during the Korean War only: 0.6% — 2,648th lowest of 11,705 towns

42. Niceville, Florida
> Civilian adults who have served in the military: 27.7%
> Veterans who first enlisted after 9/11: 21.1% — 2,025th highest of 11,705 towns
> Veterans who served in the Vietnam Era only: 15.2% — 1,031st lowest of 11,705 towns
> Veterans who served during the Korean War only: 0.7% — 2,675th lowest of 11,705 towns

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41. Mexico Beach, Florida
> Civilian adults who have served in the military: 27.8%
> Veterans who first enlisted after 9/11: 6.6% — 4,683rd lowest of 11,705 towns
> Veterans who served in the Vietnam Era only: 37.2% — 4,522nd highest of 11,705 towns
> Veterans who served during the Korean War only: 15.6% — 1,678th highest of 11,705 towns

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