30 Nov '13, 9am

More than a dozen veterans recruited to run for the House in 2014:

More than a dozen veterans recruited to run for the House in 2014:

The House of Representatives side of the U.S. Capitol. Stars and Stripes file photo WASHINGTON — When he meets voters in Pennsylvania's 8th Congressional District, former Army Ranger Kevin Strouse recounts how he helped clear a city block in Iraq during the rescue of prisoner of war Jessica Lynch in 2003. The story is meant to show his experience working with others to accomplish a goal. "In the military, it's always a team effort," says Strouse, who completed three tours in Afghanistan and one in Iraq and now is running as a Democrat, hoping to unseat GOP Rep. Mike Fitzpatrick next year. There's a hierarchy, but things get done because people work together." In Arizona, Republican Martha McSally is putting her military service at the forefront of her second congressional campaign and emphasizing what she calls the Air Force's core values. "Service before self, integrity a...

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