Tough Guy And ‘pretty damn good athlete’ Biden Who Had Multiple Opportunities To Go To War But Instead Received 5 Student Draft Deferments And A Medical Exemption Jokes About Going To War


Born in November 1942, Biden came of age amid the Vietnam War. But unlike millions of men of his generation, he never served in the military.

FACT CHECK: Was High School Baseball, Football Star, Lifeguard Joe Biden too unhealthy to serve in Vietnam?

U.S. President Joe Biden’s past has been under investigation for quite some time. Allegations that he received phony draft deferments to avoid service in Vietnam have persisted throughout his entire career. Was President Joe Biden a draft dodger? Was he eligible to serve in Vietnam? How did Biden avoid the draft?

[Biden] received five draft deferments that kept him far away from the jungles of Vietnam. Born in 1942, Biden was 22 years old when the draft began in 1964.

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In 2012, he was slammed by right-wing media outlets Breitbart and The Gateway Pundit after a campaign stop in Athens, Ohio. Both publications challenged Biden for misleading reporters by mentioning a football game played between the Blue Hens and the University of Ohio, since yearbooks from Biden’s tenure don’t list him on the team roster. 

“I just double-checked my memory, you know, you get to my age and you’re not so sure you remember. You know, your glory days look more glorious than they really were,” Biden told the crowd in Athens. “I went back on the Internet and I just want you to know that I came here on October 19, 1963, and we beat you Bobcats 29-12.”

Records show the score is correct. But Biden did not, in fact, play in that game, as the University of Delaware’s sports information department confirmed to the Huffington Post in 2012.


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Fact check: Biden received multiple draft deferments from …

Sep 16, 2020 – Biden received five student draft deferments and a medical exemption. Born in November 1942, Biden came of age amid the Vietnam War. But unlike millions of men of his generation, he never served …

Born in November 1942, Biden came of age amid the Vietnam War. But unlike millions of men of his generation, he never served in the military.

Biden received five student draft deferments, first as an undergraduate at the University of Delaware and later as a law student at Syracuse University.

And after a medical exam in April 1968, he received the “1-Y” classification, which meant he could only be drafted in a national emergency.

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