Alaska
the state with the highest proportion of veterans as part of its population — 13%

Source: U.S. Census Bureau
Additional Information: Montana, Wyoming, and Virginia come in second — 11 percent of their residents are veterans. For the country as a whole, 7 percent of residents are veterans.
Reference: For more information, read the U.S. Census Bureau analysis, "Percentage of Veterans Among the Adult Population." "Percentage of Veterans Among the Adult Population."

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