Member Branch Dates of Service Highest Rank
Todd Akin (R-Mo.) Mo. National Guard 1972-80 2nd Lt.
Rodney Alexander (R-La.) Air Force Reserve 1965-71 Staff Sgt.
Joe Baca (D-Calif.) Army 1966-68 Not Reported
Spencer Bachus (R-Ala.) Ala. National Guard 1969-71 Not Reported
J. Gresham Barrett (R-S.C.) Army 1983-87 Capt.
Michael Bilirakis (R-Fla.) Air Force 1951-55 Not Reported
Sanford D. Bishop Jr. (D-Ga.) Army 1971 Not Reported
Sherwood Boehlert (R-N.Y.) Army 1956-58 Not Reported
John A. Boehner (R-Ohio) Navy 1968 Not Reported
Leonard L. Boswell (D-Iowa) # Army 1956-76 Lt. Col.
Allen Boyd (D-Fla.) # Army 1969-71 1st Lt.
Henry E. Brown Jr. (R-S.C.) S.C. National Guard 1953-62 Sgt.
Dan Burton (R-Ind.) Army 1956-57 Not Reported
Army Reserve 1957-62 Not Reported
G.K. Butterfield (D-N.C.) Army 1968-70 Spec. 4
Steve Buyer (R-Ind.) # Army Reserve 1980-84 Capt.
Army 1984-87 Capt.
Army Reserve 1987-present Lt. Col
Howard Coble (R-N.C.) # Coast Guard 1952-56 Capt.
Coast Guard Reserve 1960-82 Capt.
Coast Guard 1977-78 Capt.
* Mike Conaway (R-Texas) Army 1970-72 Sgt.
John Conyers Jr. (D-Mich.) # Mich. National Guard 1948-50 Not Reported
Army 1950-54 Not Reported
Army Reserve 1954-57 Not Reported
Robert E. "Bud" Cramer (D-Ala.) Army 1972 2nd Lt.
Army Reserve 1976-78 Capt.
Randy "Duke" Cunningham (R-Calif.) # Navy 1966-87 Cmdr.
* Geoff Davis (R-Ky.) Army 1976-87 Capt.
Thomas M. Davis III (R-Va.) Army 1971-72 2nd Lt.
Va. National Guard 1972-79 Not Reported
Army Reserve 1972-79 1st Lt.
Nathan Deal (R-Ga.) Army 1966-68 Capt.
Peter A. DeFazio (D-Ore.) Air Force 1967-71 Lt.
Bill Delahunt (D-Mass.) Coast Guard 1963 Not Reported
Coast Guard Reserve 1963-71 Not Reported
John D. Dingell (D-Mich.) # Army 1944-46 2nd Lt.
John J. "Jimmy" Duncan Jr. (R-Tenn.) Tenn. National Guard and Army Reserve 1970-87 Capt.
Bob Etheridge (D-N.C.) Army 1965-67 E-4
Lane Evans (D-Ill.) Marine Corps 1969-71 Lance Cpl.
Terry Everett (R-Ala.) Air Force 1955-59 Airman 1st Class
Eni F.H. Faleomavaega (D-Am. Samoa) Army 1966-69 Capt.
Army Reserve 1983-01 Capt.
Rodney Frelinghuysen (R-N.J.) # Army 1969-71 Pvt.
Jim Gibbons (R-Nev.) # Air Force 1967-71 Col.
Nev. Air National Guard 1975-95 Vice Cmdr.
Wayne T. Gilchrest (R-Md.) # Marine Corps 1964-68 Sgt.
Paul E. Gillmor (R-Ohio) Air Force 1965-66 Capt.
* Louie Gohmert (R-Texas) Army 1978-82 Capt.
Charlie Gonzalez (D-Texas) Texas Air National Guard 1969-75 Tech. Sgt.
Virgil H. Goode Jr. (R-Va.) Va. National Guard 1969-75 Not Reported
Bart Gordon (D-Tenn.) Army Reserve 1971-72 Not Reported
Ralph M. Hall (R-Texas) # Navy 1942-45 Lt.
Doc Hastings (R-Wash.) Army Reserve 1964-69 Spec. 4
Maurice D. Hinchey (D-N.Y.) Navy 1956-59 Seaman
David L. Hobson (R-Ohio) Ohio Air National Guard 1958-63 Not Reported
Duncan Hunter (R-Calif.) # Army 1969-71 Lt.
Henry J. Hyde (R-Ill.) # Navy 1944-46 Ensign
Naval Reserve 1946-68 Cmdr.
Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) Army 1970-72 Pvt.
Army 1976-80 Capt.
Army Reserve 1980-88 Capt.
William J. Jefferson (D-La.) Army 1969-75 Capt.
Bill Jenkins (R-Tenn.) Army 1959-60 Lt.
Army Reserve 1960-69 Lt.
Sam Johnson (R-Texas) # Air Force 1951-79 Col.
Walter B. Jones (R-N.C.) N.C. National Guard 1967-71 Not Reported
Paul E. Kanjorski (D-Pa.) Army 1960-61 Not Reported
Peter T. King (R-N.Y.) N.Y. National Guard 1968-73 Spec. 5
Mark Steven Kirk (R-Ill.) # Naval Reserve 1989-present Lt. Cmdr.
John Kline (R-Minn.) # Marine Corps 1969-94 Col.
Joe Knollenberg (R-Mich.) Army 1955-57 Cpl.
Jim Kolbe (R-Ariz.) # Navy 1965-69 Lieutenant
Naval Reserve 1970-77 Lieutenant
Ron Lewis (R-Ky.) Navy 1972 Not Reported
John Linder (R-Ga.) Air Force 1967-69 Capt.
Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.) Army Reserve 1968-73 Not Reported
Jim Marshall (D-Ga.) # Army 1968-70 Sgt.
Jim McDermott (D-Wash.) Navy Medical Corps 1968-70 Lt. Cmdr.
Gary G. Miller (R-Calif.) Army 1967-68 Pvt.
Alan B. Mollohan (D-W.Va.) Army Reserve 1970-83 Capt.
Dennis Moore (D-Kan.) Army 1970 2nd Lt.
Army Reserve 1970-73 Capt.
John P. Murtha (D-Pa.) # Marine Corps 1952-55 Lt.
Marine Corps 1966-67 Maj.
Marine Corps Reserve 1967-90 Col.
Charlie Norwood (R-Ga.) # Army 1967-69 Capt.
Solomon P. Ortiz (D-Texas) Army 1960-62 Spc.
Tom Osborne (R-Neb.) Neb. National Guard 1960-66 Sgt.
C. L. "Butch" Otter (R-Idaho) Idaho National Guard 1967-73 Spec.
Bill Pascrell Jr. (D-N.J.) Army 1961 E-5
Army Reserve 1962-67 E-5
Ron Paul (R-Texas) Air Force 1963-65 Capt.
Pa. Air National Guard 1965-68 Capt.
Steve Pearce (R-N.M.) # Air Force 1971-76 Capt.
Collin C. Peterson (D-Minn.) Minn. National Guard 1963-69 Staff Sgt.
John E. Peterson (R-Pa.) Army Reserve 1957-63 Spec. 2
Joe Pitts (R-Pa.) # Air Force 1963-69 Capt.
* Ted Poe (R-Texas) Air Force Reserve 1970-76 Sgt.
Jim Ramstad (R-Minn.) Army Reserve 1968-74 1st Lt.
Charles B. Rangel (D-N.Y.) # Army 1948-52 Staff Sgt.
Ralph Regula (R-Ohio) Navy 1944-46 Seaman
* Dave Reichert (R-Wash.) Air Force Reserve 1971-76 Not Reported
Air Force 1976 Sgt.
Silvestre Reyes (D-Texas) # Army 1966-68 Sgt.
Thomas M. Reynolds (R-N.Y.) N.Y. Air National Guard 1970-76 Sgt.
Harold Rogers (R-Ky.) Ky. National Guard 1956-57 Not Reported
N.C. National Guard 1957-58 Not Reported
Ky. National Guard 1958-63 Not Reported
Mike Rogers (R-Mich.) Army 1985-88 Cmdr.
Bobby L. Rush (D-Ill.) Army 1963-68 Pvt.
* John Salazar (D-Colo.) Army 1973-76 Sgt.
* Joe Schwarz (R-Mich.) # Navy 1965-67 Lt. Cmdr.
Robert C. Scott (D-Va.) Army Reserve 1970-74 Not Reported
Mass. National Guard 1974-76 Not Reported
Jose E. Serrano (D-N.Y.) Army Medical Corps 1964-66 Not Reported
John Shadegg (R-Ariz.) Ariz. Air National Guard 1969-75 Not Reported
Don Sherwood (R-Pa.) Army 1964-66 1st Lt.
John Shimkus (R-Ill.) Army 1980-86 Capt.
Army Reserve 1986-present Lt. Col.
Rob Simmons (R-Conn.) # Army 1965-68 1st Lt.
Army Reserve 1970-00 Col.
Vic Snyder (D-Ark.) Marine Corps 1967-69 Cpl.
* Mike Sodrel (R-Ind.) Ind. National Guard 1966-73 Staff Sgt.
John M. Spratt Jr. (D-S.C.) Army 1969-71 Capt.
Pete Stark (D-Calif.) Air Force 1955-57 Not Reported
Cliff Stearns (R-Fla.) Air Force 1963-67 Capt.
John Tanner (D-Tenn.) Navy 1968-72 Lt.
Tenn. National Guard 1974-00 Lt. Col.
Gene Taylor (D-Miss.) Coast Guard Reserve 1971-84 E-6
Mike Thompson (D-Calif.) # Army 1969-73 Sgt.
Edolphus Towns (D-N.Y.) Army 1956-58 Not Reported
Dave Weldon (R-Fla.) Army Medical Corps 1981-87 Maj.
Army Reserve 1987-92 Not Reported
Edward Whitfield (R-Ky.) Army Reserve 1967-73 Lt.
Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) Air Force 1976-80 Capt.
Air Force Reserve 1980-present Lt. Col.
Heather A. Wilson (R-N.M.) Air Force 1978-89 Capt.
Joe Wilson (R-S.C.) Army Reserve 1972-75 Not Reported
S.C. National Guard 1975-03 Col.
Frank R. Wolf (R-Va.) Army Reserve 1962-63 Enlisted
C.W. Bill Young (R-Fla.) Fla. National Guard 1948-57 Not Reported
Don Young (R-Alaska) Army 1955-57 Not Reported

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