Rev. Sensing notes a few things that aren't getting much coverage here.
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- Kerry went to Vietnam and asked to be assigned to a swift-boat unit in the hope he wouldn't see combat. His unit's mission was changed and he did see combat.
- G. W. Bush, OTOH, became an F-102 fighter pilot in the Texas Air Guard and was assigned to a fighter wing that was sending pilots to fly in Vietnam.
- Furthermore, Bush asked to be sent to Vietnam