22 Aug '12, 8pm

Battle-tested, female war #veterans run for Congress

Battle-tested, female war #veterans run for Congress

Tammy Duckworth, then an Army major, listens as she is introduced as the keynote speaker during the National Guard Bureau's "Women Taking the Lead" event in this 2009 photo. Jon Soucy/U.S. Army WASHINGTON (AP) -- One flew an A-10 Warthog over Iraq and Afghanistan. Another was part of the 29th Infantry Brigade's medical operations near Baghdad. A third lost both legs and partial use of an arm in a rocket-propelled grenade attack in Iraq. All are war veterans aiming to serve in Congress. All reflect an evolving U.S. military. All are female. After more than a decade of wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, dozens of military veterans - Republicans and Democrats - are running for Congress this election year as voters have shown a fresh enthusiasm for candidates with no elected experience. This year, as the military has opened more jobs to women closer to the front lines, several of t...

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