Originally Posted by madsci_guy
And you are wrong.
You know Tim's experience. Mine is 4 years USAF enlisted, then over 20 years during the last 30, designing military communications equipment. I've dealt with E-1 to O-7 military during that time, and every one that expressed an opinion were all conservative.
Well I did 5 years active (commissioned) followed by 4 years reserve and managed a joint program where USAF was lead.
Professional officer corps conservative, yeah but our "citizen soldiers" reflect society in general.
Witness the number of minorities, women and non-citizens now serving.
A significant number of recent combat vets have entered politics - as Democrats.