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October will mark the beginning of the 45th year of America's all-volunteer military. This map looks at where in the U.S. military recruits came from in FY2015. Not surprisingly, the most populous states -- California, Texas, Florida -- contribute the largest percentage of military recruits. What is less obvious from this particular map, though, is that the South produced a disproportionate share of military recruits: 44.3% despite having only about 37% of the country's 18- to 24-year-olds. www.washingtonpost.com/apps/g/page/lifestyle/where-do-military-recruits-come-from-not-the-district/2229/
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