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September 9, 2004


How to Avoid Military Service in Two States

Here is the text of 4 memos pertaining to Bush's suspension from flying during the Vietnam war.

Here痴 a little highlight (emphasis mine):

撤hone call from Bush. Discussed options of how Bush can get out of coming to drill from now through November...Says that he is working on another campaign for his dad�..We talked about him getting his flight physical situation fixed before his date. Says he will do that in Alabama if he stays in a flight status. He has this campaign to do and other things that will follow and may not have the time.

Which is interesting, considering that:

套Mrs Allison [wife of late political consultant and Bush family friend Jimmy Allison] said that in 1972 her husband received a call from Mr. Bush's father asking whether he could find a place for his son on a Senate campaign he was managing in Alabama. Mr. Bush Sr. was the US ambassador to the UN at the time and his son's drunken and occasionally loutish behaviour was becoming an embarrassment�

...Once he had an official reason to be in Alabama, Mr. Bush Jr. transferred from the Texas National Guard to its Alabama counterpart, although beyond one dental examination there is no proof that he showed up for any service even though it was only a part-time posting.� [source]

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