Senator John McCain
Elected to the Senate in 1986, Senator John McCain is one of America’s most respected voices on foreign policy and a steadfast champion for America’s global engagement. Senator McCain is a member and former Ranking Member of the Armed Services Committee and also serves on the Foreign Relations and Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs Committees. Prior to his election to the Senate, McCain served four years in the House of Representatives. The son and grandson of four-star Admirals, McCain served as a naval aviator during the Vietnam War, during which time he spent nearly six years as a prisoner war. His naval honors include the Silver Star, Bronze Star, Legion of Merit, Purple Heart, and the Distinguished Flying Cross.