Special Ops Vets in the Fight Elected to the US House
Michael Waltz and Dan Crenshaw, both military Vets in the Fight® now have the opportunity to re-introduce duty, honor, country and competence to national public office. Both men won their elections to the U.S. House of Representatives yesterday, 6 November 2018.
Waltz, a retired U.S. Army Special Forces Lieutenant Colonel (seated here with the Fox News cast of Outnumbered) won his first campaign for public office in Florida’s 6th Congressional District by a healthy 56 to 43% margin. Waltz served several tours as a Special Forces officer in Afghanistan, and after retiring, was a frequent strategic policy contributor for Fox News.
Crenshaw, a retired U.S. Navy SEAL Lieutenant Commander, won his first campaign in Texas’s 2d Congressional District by a 53 to 45% margin. Crenshaw, announcing his win with his wife above, was the butt of a Saturday Night Live failed humor, when he was mocked for his combat-related disability, and for wearing a patch over the eye lost in an Improvised Explosive Device in Afghanistan.
Queried by Fox News as to how the SNL joke may have backfired in his favor at the polls, Crenshaw conceded that “… it could not have hurt.”
Both men will take their oaths of office with the opening of the 116thCongress on 3 January 2019.
Special Operations Speaks® and Vets in the Fight® everywhere congratulate each of these proven men and leaders. We are proud to have supported their campaigns.