- Feb 2010
No Gulf War Record Found For Rhode Island Lawmaker | Fox News
The Portsmouth Republican is fighting calls for his resignation following his arrest on charges stemming from a 2008 police chase in Massachusetts. The arrest exposed past legal problems, including a four-month sentence in 1999 for assault, and a long list of traffic offenses in Massachusetts.
Gordon has said his problems sprang from alcohol abuse relating to post-traumatic stress from his service. He did not return calls seeking comment Friday.
Records obtained from the Marine Corps show Gordon joined the Marines on June 4, 1987, and served at bases in South Carolina, Tennessee, Washington and California, and spent six months with an aviation unit at a Marine Corps air station in Japan.
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