This chart shows the U.S. Army recruitment rate in each state. The rate is figured by dividing the total number of recruits by the population of people 15 to 24 years of age, multiplied by 1,000.
U.S. Army Recruits by State, 2008
By Tim Murphy and Bill Bishop
March 2, 2009
This chart ranks the states by the rate of U.S. Army recruits from each state in 2008.
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