Wednesday, March 17, 2010

A List of Senators that are veterans

Veterans in Congress

This list was updated 02 JAN 09 by Richard Aragon.
NOTE: The information presented here was obtained through numerous sources including attempts at direct contact when required. In some instances, no response was received and some of the data from conflicting sources has not been verified due to lack of response. Please forward all corrections either directly to Richard Aragon or to John Paul Rossie for updating this file.

Veterans in the United States Senate

Note: "#" in front of the name indicates a combat veteran.

* #Daniel K. Akaka (D-HI)
U.S. Army 1943-47
* Robert Bennett (R-UT)
National Guard 1957-61
* Jeff Bingaman (D-NM)
Army Reserves 1968-74
* #Thomas Carper (D-DEL)
U.S. Navy 1968-1973
Navy Reserve 1973-1991
* Thad Cochran (R-MS)
U.S. Navy 1959-61
* Christopher J. Dodd (D-CT)
Army Reserve 1969-75
* Michael Enzi (R-WY)
Air National Guard 1967-73
* Lindsey Graham (R-SC)
· U.S. Air Force 1983-1989
National Guard 1989-1994
* Tom Harkins (D-IA)
U.S. Navy 1962-67
Navy Reserve 1968-74
* James M. Inhofe (R-OK)
U.S. Army 1954-56
* #Daniel Inouye (D-HI)
Medal Of Honor
U.S. Army 1943-47
* Johnny Isakson (R-GA)
National Guard 1966-1972
* Tim Johnson (D-SD)
U.S. Army 1969-
* Edward Kennedy (D-MA)
U.S. Army 1951-53
* #John Robert Kerry (D-MA)
U.S. Navy 1966-1970
* Herb Kohl (D-WI)
Army Reserve 1958-64
* #Frank Lautenberg (D-NJ)
Army 1942-1946

* Richard Lugar (R-IN)
U.S. Navy 1957-60
* #John R. McCain (R-AZ)
U.S. Navy 1958-81
*POW Vietnam 1967-73
* Bill Nelson (D-FL)
U.S. Army 1968-1970
* Jack Reed (D-RI)
U.S. Army 1967-1979
U.S. Army Reserves 1979-1991
* Pat Roberts (R-KS)
U.S. Marine Corps (1958-62)
* Jeff Sessions (R-AL)
Army Reserves 1973-86
* Arlen Specter (R-PA)
U.S. Air Force 1951-53
* #Jim Webb (D-VA)
U.S. Marine Corps 1964-1972
Ass't Sec. of Defense 1984-1987
Secretary of the Navy 1987-1988
* Roger F. Wicker (R- MS)
U.S. Air Force 1976-1980
Air Force Reserve 1980-2004

As you can see most of them are Cold War Veterans. So remind them of that fact when
you contact them asking them to cosponsor bill S.2743 these would be in their favor.
They should be doing anything possible to help their brother and sister veterans.

Jerald Terwilliger
National Chairman
American Cold War Veterans
"We Remember"