Special Report

Each State's Death Toll in America's Post 9/11 Wars

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35. Nevada
> State residents killed in post 9/11 conflicts: 0.8% of all US deaths (55 total)
> State residents killed in Iraq War: 0.8% of US deaths in conflict (36 total)
> State residents killed in Afghanistan War: 0.8% of US deaths in conflict (19 total)
> Veterans who served in post 9/11 era living in state: 2.1% of adult population (50,602 total)

Source: Courtesy of New Mexico Military Institute

34. New Mexico
> State residents killed in post 9/11 conflicts: 0.8% of all US deaths (58 total)
> State residents killed in Iraq War: 0.9% of US deaths in conflict (42 total)
> State residents killed in Afghanistan War: 0.7% of US deaths in conflict (16 total)
> Veterans who served in post 9/11 era living in state: 1.7% of adult population (27,402 total)

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33. Nebraska
> State residents killed in post 9/11 conflicts: 0.9% of all US deaths (62 total)
> State residents killed in Iraq War: 1.0% of US deaths in conflict (46 total)
> State residents killed in Afghanistan War: 0.7% of US deaths in conflict (16 total)
> Veterans who served in post 9/11 era living in state: 1.8% of adult population (27,279 total)

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32. Iowa
> State residents killed in post 9/11 conflicts: 1.1% of all US deaths (73 total)
> State residents killed in Iraq War: 1.1% of US deaths in conflict (49 total)
> State residents killed in Afghanistan War: 1.0% of US deaths in conflict (24 total)
> Veterans who served in post 9/11 era living in state: 1.3% of adult population (33,022 total)

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31. Mississippi
> State residents killed in post 9/11 conflicts: 1.1% of all US deaths (77 total)
> State residents killed in Iraq War: 1.2% of US deaths in conflict (54 total)
> State residents killed in Afghanistan War: 1.0% of US deaths in conflict (23 total)
> Veterans who served in post 9/11 era living in state: 1.8% of adult population (39,492 total)

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