Special Report

American Towns Where the Most Veterans Live

Source: via Facebook / courtesy of Clinton County, Illinois

35. New Baden, Illinois
> Civilian adults who have served in the military: 28.4%
> Veterans who first enlisted after 9/11: 8.5% — 5,565th lowest of 11,705 towns
> Veterans who served in the Vietnam Era only: 17.5% — 1,391st lowest of 11,705 towns
> Veterans who served during the Korean War only: 0.0% reported — the lowest of 11,705 towns (tied)

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34. Whetstone, Arizona
> Civilian adults who have served in the military: 28.8%
> Veterans who first enlisted after 9/11: 3.8% — 3,335th lowest of 11,705 towns
> Veterans who served in the Vietnam Era only: 27.6% — 3,984th lowest of 11,705 towns
> Veterans who served during the Korean War only: 6.3% — 5,585th highest of 11,705 towns

33. McGuire AFB, New Jersey
> Civilian adults who have served in the military: 28.9%
> Veterans who first enlisted after 9/11: 59.6% — 85th 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)

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32. Fort Carson, Colorado
> Civilian adults who have served in the military: 29.1%
> Veterans who first enlisted after 9/11: 85.0% — 17th 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)

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31. Bouse, Arizona
> Civilian adults who have served in the military: 29.6%
> Veterans who first enlisted after 9/11: 0.0% reported — the lowest of 11,705 towns (tied)
> Veterans who served in the Vietnam Era only: 34.6% — 5,394th highest of 11,705 towns (tied)
> Veterans who served during the Korean War only: 19.9% — 933rd highest of 11,705 towns

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