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The John McCains

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John McCain Sr: Admiral, Commander of Fast Carrier Task Force in South Pacific during WWII
John McCain Jr: Admiral, Commander of Pacific Command during Vietnam War
John McCain III: Navy aviator, shot down in Hanoi, tortured as a prisoner of war for 5.5 years, currently running for Republican nomination for President of the United States

Other presidential candidates with military experience are:
  • Chris Dodd: Army Reserve
  • Mike Gravel: Lieutenant, Counter-Intelligence Corps (West Germany)
  • Ron Paul: Captain, Flight Surgeon (US Air Force)
  • Duncan Hunter: Lieutenant, US Army Rangers
For more information, read:
http://www.saudiaramcoworld.com/issue/198503/delenda.est.carthago.htm
http://www.arlingtoncemetery.net/jsmccain.htm
www.realclearpolitics.com
http://www.azcentral.com/news/specials/mccain/articles/0301mccainbio-chapter3.html
New York Times Link

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