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Over the past 13 years, roughly 2.4 military personnel have returned to civilian life here in America. Over the next four to five years, another million will make this transition as well.
Within this group, roughly 22 percent are either starting a new business on their own, buying into a franchise opportunity, or considering one of the two options.
This chart from VeteranOwnedBusiness.com shows how the number of businesses run by veterans breaks down from state-to-state: