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Graphic: Military personnel in Utah and by state
First Published Mar 06 2014 07:09 am • Last Updated Mar 06 2014 08:29 am

The Obama Administration plans to shrink the size of the U.S. military. That may mean a lot more in North Carolina, with 111,611 active-duty military in the last count, than it does in Vermont, which had 94.

Utah falls somewhere between, ranked No. 32 in the number of active-duty military. The graphic shows the number in each state and where each state ranks.

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In 2012, there were 1.2 million soldiers, sailors, marines and airmen in the states and in Washington, D.C., according to the Department of Defense.


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