Top 10 States with the Most African American Veterans

Which U. S, states are home to the largest number of African American Veterans? Here are the top 10.



African American Veterans: 90,529
Total Veteran Population: 866,481
Although there is not a large military presence in Ohio, in terms of bases, Ohio is ranked as one of highest in the number of African American military veterans. Most of these veterans are native to Ohio, and returned home after service.

Major Military Installations:
Air Force – Wright-Patterson Air Force Base


CDR (Ret.) Gregory Black
CDR (Ret.) Black, US Navy, is the founder and key contributor to this Diverse Military Veterans Network website. He is a minority military historian and is well-versed in military diversity. (If you are interested in writing or contributing to this website please contact us.)

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