Presentation on theme: "George W Bush’s Military Record February, 1968: States desire to be pilot; scores in 25 th percentile in pilot aptitude section of Air Force officers test."— Presentation transcript:
George W Bush’s Military Record February, 1968: States desire to be pilot; scores in 25 th percentile in pilot aptitude section of Air Force officers test. May, 1968: Enlists in Texas Air National Guard; jumps list with assistance of Texas House Speaker; pledges two years of active duty and four years of reserve duty
George W Bush’s Military Record June, 1968: Student deferment expires September, 1968: Pulls inactive duty to serve on Florida Senator’s re-election campaign November, 1968: Re-activated
George W Bush’s Military Record November, 1970: Promoted to First Lieutenant, rejected by UT Law School Spring, 1970: Hired by Texas agricultural importer to shuttle plants to/from Florida June, 1970: Joins Guard’s “Champagne Unit,” flying with sons of Texas’ elite
George W Bush’s Military Record May, 1972: Transfers to Alabama Guard unit so he can work on Senator Blount’s re-election campaign –His commanding officer states he never showed up for duty Grounded for missing a mandatory physical
George W Bush’s Military Record Returns to Houston but never reports for Guard duty December, 1972: DUI arrest October, 1973: Air National Guard relieves him from commitment 8 months early, allowing him to attend Harvard Business School
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