John Kerry Military Service Controversy

John Kerry Military Service Controversy

During John Kerry's candidacy in the 2004 U.S. presidential campaign, a political issue that gained widespread public attention was Kerry's Vietnam war record. In television advertisements and a book called Unfit for Command, co-authored by John O'Neill and Jerome Corsi, the Swift Boat Veterans for Truth (SBVT), a 527 group later known as the Swift Vets and POWs for Truth, questioned details of his military service record and circumstances relating to the award of his combat medals.

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John Kerry Military Service Controversy - Navy Inspector General Report On Medals
... Route, the Navy Inspector General, completed a review of Kerry's combat medals, initiated at the request of Judicial Watch ... also considered the fact that Senator Kerry's post-active duty activities were public and that military and civilian officials were aware of his actions at the time ... reasons, I have determined that Senator Kerry's awards were properly approved and will take no further action in this matter ” On September 23, 2004, Judicial Watch appealed on the ...

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