John McCain

John McCain
  • Senator from Arizona (Republican), USA

1958, graduate, United States Naval Academy. Twenty-two years as Naval Aviator; 1967-73, prisoner-of-war, Hanoi; 1981, retired from the Navy as Captain. 1982, first elected to US House of Representatives for Arizona; served two terms in the House of Representatives; 1985, elected to Senate; currently, Senator from Arizona. Ranking Member, Senate Armed Services Committee. Author of the book Faith of My Fathers. Recipient of awards including: Silver Star; Bronze Star; Legion of Merit; Purple Heart; Distinguished Flying Cross.