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John McCain

John McCain

Born:

John McCain, Who was an American politician and was served as senior United States Senator born on 29 August 1936, In Coco Solo U.S.

Family Background:

He is the son of John S. McCain Jr. and his wife Roberta McCain. His father was the Naval officer. He has one younger brother Joe McCain and one elder sister, Sandy McCain.

Personal Life:

John married twice in his life. On July 3, 1965, He married Carol Shepp, Who is Model from the Philadelphia. She has two kids from her previous marriage. John and Carol have their child daughter, Sidney in 1966. The couple divorced in 1980. After a month of his divorce, John married Cindy Lou. They have four children.

Education:

John Attended about 20 schools. when his family settled in Northern Virginia, He attended Episcopal High School and completed his graduation in 1954. To continue his family tradition, He attended the United States Naval Academy, Annapolis, and passes in 1958. He was also a lightweight boxer.

Career:

After completing his education, He started his military career with two and a half training. In 1960, He becoming a Naval aviator of ground attack aircraft. In July 1967, during Vietnam war, He volunteered to fly A-4 Skyhawk in the bombing campaign. During this campaign, He injured on legs and chest. On October 1967, 23rd bombing mission, He broke both arms and one leg. He had been received medical treatment only after North Vietnamese discovered that his father was a high-ranking admiral. He had spent six months in the hospital and he received the marginal care. McCain had been a prisoner of war in North Vietnam for five and a half years until his release on March 14, 1973. In 1981, he retired from the Navy on the rank of a captain and join the politics. Later he moved to Arizona with his second wife Cindy Lou. In 1982 and 1984, He was elected to the U.S House of Representative. In 1986, He elected as the U.S Senate. After then he again re-elected in 1992, 1998, 2004 and 2010. He served as a member of the armed service committee, Commerce committee, and Indian Affairs committee. he is serving as a chairman of International Republican Institute.

Unknown Facts:

  • John runs for president twice.
  • He served in Military from 1958 to 1981.
  • He had been awarded several military awards.

Master Stroke:

  • In 2000, He ran for Republican Presidential Nomination against his biggest rival Texas Governor George W. Bush.

Awards and Achievements:

  • In 1981, He received the Silver Star Medal.
  • In 1999, He won the profile in courage.
  • In2007, He received the Policy Maker of the year award by the world leadership forum.
  • In 2010, He won the National Hero of Georgia award.
  • In 2015, He received the Order of St. Vladimir From Kiev Patriarchate.

What can we learn from Him??

Like John McCain, Always faith in yourself. Never expect from others.

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