Kerry’s Records Yield More Questions

by on August 27th, 2004

The Kerry campaign has repeatedly stated that the official naval records prove the truth of Kerry’s assertions about his service. But the official records on Kerry’s Web site only add to the confusion. The DD214 form, an official Defense Department document summarizing Kerry’s military career posted on, includes a “Silver Star with combat V.” But according to a U.S. Navy spokesman, “Kerry’s record is incorrect. The Navy has never issued a ‘combat V’ to anyone for a Silver Star.”

Damon Dimmick