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 HagelSwalwell says he will convene a bipartisan 'blended cabinet' if elected president Overnight Energy: John Kerry hits Trump over climate change at hearing | Defends Ocasio-Cortez from GOP attacks | Dems grill EPA chief over auto emissions rollback plan For planet and country: National security's climate moment 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 ObamaMichelle Obama to headline Essence Festival Obama shares tribute to Michelle to celebrate Mother's Day 111-year-old woman gets free tickets to see Michelle Obama book tour 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 YoungCongress: Pass legislation that invests in America's water future Bipartisan group introduces legislation to protect federal workers' health benefits during shutdowns Deceptions may sink plans to drill for oil in the Arctic Refuge MORE (R-Alaska), Dina Titus (R-Nev.), and former Rep. Buck McKeon (R-Calif.); and Sens. Tom CottonThomas (Tom) Bryant CottonSenate confirms controversial 9th Circuit pick without blue slips Cotton: US could win war with Iran in 'two strikes' Kushner, Miller talk immigration at Senate GOP lunch MORE (R-Ark.), John McCainJohn Sidney McCainMSNBC host: Barr 'the most dangerous person' who works for Trump Several factors have hindered 'next up' presidential candidates in recent years Small Florida county that backed Trump one of two targeted by Russians: reports MORE (R-Ariz.), Bernie SandersBernie SandersHere are the potential candidates still eyeing 2020 bids Sanders unveils education plan that would ban for-profit charter schools Warren policy ideas show signs of paying off MORE (I-Vt.), Richard BurrRichard Mauze BurrOvernight Defense: Congressional leaders receive classified briefing on Iran | Trump on war: 'I hope not' | Key Republican calls threats credible | Warren plan targets corporate influence at Pentagon Key Republican 'convinced' Iran threats are credible Congressional leaders receive classified Iran briefing MORE (R-N.C.), and retired Sen. Carl LevinCarl Milton LevinListen, 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 The Hill's 12:30 Report — Sponsored by Delta Air Lines — White House to 'temporarily reinstate' Acosta's press pass after judge issues order | Graham to take over Judiciary panel | Hand recount for Florida Senate race MORE (D-Mich.).
 
Lesser known figures including Hill staffers and journalists are also included. For the full list click here.