HillVets’ Top 100 Veterans of 2014

HillVets’ Top 100 Veterans of 2014

Congressmen, writers and entrepreneurs are among the HillVets’ Top 100 Veterans of 2014 list of the most influential veterans, service members and supporters.
 
The exhaustive list includes influential veterans of all eras, from the Vietnam Wars to the more recent Iraq and Afghanistan Wars. And the people on the list run the gamut from film directors to business executives.
 
There are well-known people on the list, including outgoing Defense Secretary Chuck HagelCharles (Chuck) Timothy HagelWhite House aide moves to lobbying firm Overnight Defense: US, Russia tensions grow over nuclear arms | Highlights from Esper's Asia trip | Trump strikes neutral tone on Hong Kong protests | General orders ethics review of special forces Five takeaways from Pentagon chief's first major trip MORE, a Vietnam veteran and two-time Purple Heart recipient. Talk show host Montel Williams also makes the list, as does first lady Michelle ObamaMichelle LeVaughn Robinson Obama2020 is not a family affair, for a change Former speechwriter says Michelle Obama came up with 'when they go low we go high' line CBC marks 400th anniversary of slaves' arrival in US MORE.
 
The list also includes a bevy of top military officials from the Army and the Marine Corps, and Chris Kyle — the subject of the hit film American Sniper.
 
A handful of lawmakers are on the list: Reps. Jeff Miller (R-Fla.), Mike Thompson (R-Calif.), Don YoungDonald (Don) Edwin YoungThe Hill's Morning Report — The wall problem confronting Dems and the latest on Dorian House passes bill requiring CBP to enact safety, hygiene standards GOP scores procedural win by securing more funding to enforce Iran sanctions MORE (R-Alaska), Dina Titus (R-Nev.), and former Rep. Buck McKeon (R-Calif.); and Sens. Tom CottonThomas (Tom) Bryant Cotton2020 Democrats raise alarm about China's intellectual property theft Bolton returns to political group after exiting administration Meadows, Cotton introduce bill to prevent district judges from blocking federal policy changes MORE (R-Ark.), John McCainJohn Sidney McCain The 13 Republicans needed to pass gun-control legislation Biden's debate performance renews questions of health At debate, Warren and Buttigieg tap idealism of Obama, FDR MORE (R-Ariz.), Bernie SandersBernie SandersGun control: Campaigning vs. legislating Booker defends middle-ground health care approach: 'We're going to fight to get there' Sunday shows preview: Democratic candidates make the rounds after debate MORE (I-Vt.), Richard BurrRichard Mauze BurrLawmakers applaud Trump's ban on flavored e-cigarettes Trump to hold campaign rally in North Carolina day before special House election Hoekstra emerges as favorite for top intelligence post MORE (R-N.C.), and retired Sen. Carl LevinCarl Milton LevinStrange bedfellows oppose the filibuster Listen, learn and lead: Congressional newcomers should leave the extremist tactics at home House Democrats poised to set a dangerous precedent with president’s tax returns MORE (D-Mich.).
 
Lesser known figures including Hill staffers and journalists are also included. For the full list click here.