Special Report

American Towns Where the Most Veterans Live

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30. Lemoore Station, California
> Civilian adults who have served in the military: 29.9%
> Veterans who first enlisted after 9/11: 74.9% — 34th 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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29. Ogden, Kansas
> Civilian adults who have served in the military: 29.9%
> Veterans who first enlisted after 9/11: 22.2% — 1,834th highest of 11,705 towns
> Veterans who served in the Vietnam Era only: 29.5% — 4,623rd lowest of 11,705 towns
> Veterans who served during the Korean War only: 19.1% — 1,030th highest of 11,705 towns

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28. Fort Meade, Maryland
> Civilian adults who have served in the military: 30.4%
> Veterans who first enlisted after 9/11: 57.1% — 97th highest of 11,705 towns
> Veterans who served in the Vietnam Era only: 0.8% — 141st lowest of 11,705 towns
> Veterans who served during the Korean War only: 0.0% reported — the lowest of 11,705 towns (tied)

27. Allyn, Washington
> Civilian adults who have served in the military: 30.6%
> Veterans who first enlisted after 9/11: 19.1% — 2,444th highest of 11,705 towns
> Veterans who served in the Vietnam Era only: 53.0% — 1,188th highest of 11,705 towns
> Veterans who served during the Korean War only: 3.1% — 3,882nd lowest of 11,705 towns

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26. Fort Irwin, California
> Civilian adults who have served in the military: 31.3%
> Veterans who first enlisted after 9/11: 73.9% — 37th 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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