A recent column in the Wall Street Journal characterized Pete Buttigieg’s military service as a half-effort.
After all, Buttigieg’s 2009-2017 stint in the Navy Reserves included only seven months in Afghanistan and he never was involved in active combat.
According to co-columnists Greg Kelly, a former pilot for the Marine Corps, and Katie Horgan, also a Marine who was deployed to Iraq, Buttigieg, who is running for the Democratic presidential nomination, hardly qualifies as a veteran.
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