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Thankful For Our Veterans

November 11 is the day we pause every year to honor the surviving  veterans who served the United States in a branch of our armed forces. This year, we have nearly 203,000 military veterans in Arkansas; 51,000 of them served since 9/11; 35,000 served during the Gulf War; 41,000 served during peacetime; 64,000 served during the Vietnam War; and 8,000 served during the Korean conflict. In the Second World War, 195,000 Arkansans served, which was about 10 percent of Arkansas’s population...

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