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Former Navy SEAL Wins Governorship as Vets Head to Congress | Military.com

Former Navy SEAL Wins Governorship as Vets Head to Congress | Military.com

In an election night that proved to be an unexpected nail-biter for the presidential race, a number of veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars found their own paths to victory.

Some half-dozen fresh-faced veterans won seats in the House of Representatives by the wee hours of Wednesday morning as more remained locked in races too close to call.

One congresswoman, Illinois Democrat Tammy Duckworth, who served honorably as an Army officer in Iraq, made a successful bid for a Senate seat.

Source: Former Navy SEAL Wins Governorship as Vets Head to Congress | Military.com