Duty. Honor. Country.

2018 Candidates

Dan Crenshaw (TX-2)

Service: U.S. Navy
War: Iraq & Afghanistan Campaigns
Education: MPA, Harvard University
Info: Navy SEAL, Two Bronze Stars (one with Valor), Purple Heart, Navy Commendation Medal with Valor

Mike Waltz (FL-6)

Service: Lt. Colonel, U.S. Army
War: Afghanistan Campaign
Education: Virginia Military Institute
Info: U.S. Army Special Forces, Four Bronze Stars (two with valor)

Lynne Blankenbeker (NH-2)

Service: Captain, U.S. Navy
War: Iraq & Afghanistan Campaigns
Education: J.D., Franklin Pierce Law Center
Info: Nurse, Attorney, former New Hampshire State Representative

Jake Ellzey (TX-6)

Service: Commander, U.S. Navy
War: Iraq Campaign
Education: U.S. Naval Academy
Info: Naval Aviator, Joint Tactical Air Controller attached to SEAL Team, Two Bronze Stars, Combat Action Ribbon, Numerous Air Medals

Clayton Hinchman (AL-5)

Service: Captain, U.S. Army
War: Iraq Campaign
Education: West Point
Info: Army Ranger, Combat Infantry Badge, Purple Heart

Ashley Nickloes (TN-2)

Service: Lieutenant Colonel, U.S. Air Force
War: Iraq & Afghanistan Campaigns
Education: Appalachian State University
Info: Tennessee Air National Guard and the U.S. Air Force Reserves