Here Are All the Veterans Elected to Congress in the Midterms

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Posted: Nov 14, 2018 10:50 AM
Here Are All the Veterans Elected to Congress in the Midterms

With the 116th Congress set to come to Washington D.C. next year, 77 veterans will be with them to take their place in the legislative branch.

According to theMilitary Times, there was a total of 173 veterans who made it past the primaries and appeared on ballots across the country in this year’s midterms.


There’s even a mix of Congressmen and Senators who are still serving in the reserves. The Hill further reportedwith four female veterans winning in the midterms, it will bring the total number of female veterans to six, a record number.

The total number is subject to change since some of the races are still too close to call.

Here are the veterans who ran as Republicans and were re-elected or elected for the first time and which branch they had served in:

  1. Rep. Don Young (R-Alaska) Branch: Army
  2. Rep. Rick Crawford (R-Ariz.) Branch: Army
  3. Rep. Steve Womack (R-Ariz.) Branch: Army National Guard
  4. Rep. Paul Cook (R-Calif.) Branch: Marine Corps
  5. Rep. Duncan Hunter (R-Calif.) Branch: Marine Corps
  6. Rep. Neal Dunn (R-Fla.) Branch: Army
  7. Rep.-elect Michael Waltz (R-Fla.) Branch: Army
  8. Rep. Vern Buchanan (R-Fla.) Branch: Air Force National Guard
  9. Rep.-elect Greg Steube (R-Fla.) Branch: Army
  10. Rep. Brian Mast (R-Fla.) Branch: Army
  11. Rep. Doug Collins (R-Ga.) Branch: Still serving in the Air Force Reserve
  12. Rep. Barry Loudermilk (R-Ga.) Branch: Air Force
  13. Rep. Mike Bost (R-Ill.) Branch: Marine Corps
  14. Rep. John Shimkus (R-Ill.) Branch: Army
  15. Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-Ill.) Branch: Air Force
  16. Rep. Jim Banks (R-Ind.) Branch: Still serving in the Navy Reserve
  17. Rep.-elect Jim Baird (R-Ind.) Branch: Army
  18. Rep.-elect Greg Pence (R-Ind.) Branch: Marine Corps
  19. Rep. Larry Bucshon (R-Ind.) Branch: Navy Reserve
  20. Rep. Roger Marshall (R-Kan.) Branch: Army Reserve
  21. Rep.-elect Steve Watkins (R-Kan.) Branch: Army
  22. Rep. Brett Guthrie (R-Ky.) Branch: Army
  23. Rep. Hal Rogers (R-Ky.) Branch: Army National Guard
  24. Rep. Clay Higgins (R-La.) Branch: Army
  25. Rep. Ralph Abraham (R-La.) Branch: Coast Guard and Army National Guard
  26. Rep. Andy Harris (R-Md.) Branch: Navy Reserve
  27. Rep. Jack Bergman (R-Mich.) Branch: Marine Corps
  28. Rep. Trent Kelly (R-Miss.) Branch: Army National Guard
  29. Rep. Steven Palazzo (R-Miss.) Branch: Marine Corps Reserve, currently serving in the Army National Guard
  30. Sen. Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) Branch: Air Force
  31. Rep. Don Bacon (R-Neb.) Branch Air Force
  32. Rep. Mark Amodei (R-Nev.) Branch: Army
  33. Rep. Lee Zeldin (R-N.Y.) Branch: Army and still serving in the Army Reserve
  34. Rep. Peter King (R-N.Y.) Branch: Army National Guard
  35. Rep.-elect Max Rose (N.Y.) Branch: Army
  36. Rep. Walter Jones (R-N.C.) Branch: Army
  37. Rep. Brad Wenstrup (R-Ohio) Branch: Still serving in the Army Reserve
  38. Rep. Bill Johnson (R-Ohio) Branch: Air Force
  39. Rep. Warren Davidson (R-Ohio) Branch: Army
  40. Rep. Steve Stivers (R-Ohio) Branch: Army National Guard
  41. Rep. Scott Perry (R-Penn.) Branch: Army National Guard
  42. Rep.-elect Guy Reschenthaler (R-Penn.) Branch: Navy Reserve
  43. Rep. Joe Wilson (R-S.C.) Branch: Army
  44. Rep. Phil Roe (R-Tenn.) Branch: Army
  45. Rep.-elect Mark Green (R-Tenn.) Branch: Army
  46. Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-Texas) Branch: Army
  47. Rep.-elect Daniel Crenshaw (R-Texas) Branch: Navy
  48. Rep.-elect Van Taylor (R-Texas) Branch: Marine Corps
  49. Rep. Mike Conaway (R-Texas) Branch: Army
  50. Rep. Pete Olson (R-Texas) Branch: Navy
  51. Rep. Brian Babin (R-Texas) Branch: Air Force
  52. Rep. Chris Stewart (R-Utah) Branch: Air Force
  53. Rep.-elect Denver Riggleman (R-Va.) Branch: Air Force
  54. Rep. Mike Gallagher (R-Wis.) Branch: Marine Corps
  55. Rep.-elect William Timmons (R-S.C.) Branch: Still serving in the Army National Guard

Here are the veterans who ran as Democrats and were re-elected or elected for the first time and which branch they had served in:

  1. Rep. Ruben Gallego (D-Ariz.) Branch: Marine Corps
  2. Rep. Mike Thompson(D-Calif.) Branch: Army
  3. Rep. Jimmy Panetta (D-Calif.) Branch: Navy Reserve
  4. Rep.-elect Salud Carbajal (D-Calif.) Branch: Marine Corps Reserve
  5. Rep. Ted Lieu(D-Calif.) Branch: Still serving in the Air Force Reserve
  6. Rep.-elect Jason Crow (D-Colo.) Branch: Army
  7. Sen. Thomas Carper (D-Del.) Branch: Navy Reserve
  8. Rep. Sanford Bishop Jr. (D-Ga.) Branch: Army
  9. Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-Hawaii) Branch: Still serving in the Army National Guard
  10. Rep. Bobby Rush (D-Ill.) Branch: Army
  11. Rep. Anthony Brown (D-Md.) Branch: Still serving in the Army Reserve
  12. Rep. Seth Moulton (D-Mass.) Branch: Marine Corps
  13. Rep. Collin Peterson (D-Minn.) Branch: Army
  14. Rep. Bill Pascrell (D-N.J.) Branch: Army
  15. Rep.-elect Mikie Sherrill (D-N.J.) Branch: Navy
  16. Rep. Jose Serrano (D-N.Y.) Branch: Army
  17. Rep. G.K. Butterfield (D-S.C.) Branch: Army
  18. Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-Ore.) Branch: Air Force
  19. Rep.-elect Chrissy Houlahan(D-Penn.) Branch: Air Force
  20. Rep. Conor Lamb (D-Penn.) Branch: Marine Corps
  21. Rep.-elect Elaine Luria (D-Va.) Branch: Navy
  22. Rep. Bobby Scott (D-Va.) Branch: Army