LinkedIn tracked military veterans’ public profiles to see where in the country they were advancing the furthest in their post-service careers, as reported. Veterans appeared to have most success reaching senior positions in these regions:

  1. Colorado Springs, CO
  2. Norfolk, VA
  3. San Antonio, TX
  4. Washington, D.C.
  5. Jacksonville, FL
  6. Tampa-St. Petersburg, FL
  7. Las Vegas, NV
  8. San Diego, CA
  9. Baltimore, MD
  10. Seattle, WA

The article also lays out details on how LinkedIn reached its conclusions.

2022 Colorado Springs Veterans Day parade. Army photo by Sgt. Willis Hobbs