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Military Veterans Earn The Most In These States

The Huffington Post The Huffington Post 12/11/2015 Carla Herreria
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You probably could've guessed that U.S. military veterans living close to the Pentagon make a decent living. But how about veterans in the country's two most geographically isolated states?

Turns out that veterans in Alaska and Hawaii make more, on average, than their compatriots near the Department of Defense headquarters in the Virginia suburbs of Washington.

In honor of Veterans Day, the Census Bureau released a collection of statistics that reveal information on the more than 21 million living American veterans.

Using the median household income for veterans in each state, we rounded up the top five states where veterans earn the most.

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