Alaska
the state with the highest proportion of veterans as part of its population — 11%

Source: U.S. Census Bureau
Additional Information: Montana and Virginia come in second – 10% of their residents are veterans. For the country as a whole, 7% of residents are veterans.
Reference: For more information, read U.S. Census Bureau data, "Veteran Status by State." "Veteran Status by State."

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