Battling the Storm Within

Friday, September 21, 2018

Female Vets Running for Congress Find Service Records Under Attack

A screenshot from a 2011 video shot in Kandahar, Afghanistan shows then-Navy Cmdr. Lynne Blankenbeker sending Christmas greetings to family back home. Blankenbeker is now running for Congress in New Hampshire. (DVIDS)
Maura Sullivan was a Marine captain in Iraq.
With a Sept. 11 primary fast approaching, two female congressional candidates are defending their military service after they were criticized for using the word "combat" in their political campaigns.

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