Well, golly. That sure made me a believer.
There was a claim he didn't attend Columbia, which seems to be untrue.
snopes.com: Barack Obama at Columbia
I appreciate your nephews service to our country and can tell you are very proud of them. I truly wish them well and a safe return home.
My only point is that almost every American family at one generation or other has had family members in the military. As far as known, not one Romney member for three generations has ever served in the miitary.
Of course many respond that Obama nor Biden served and that is true. But both have had military members in their families with Obama's grandfathers and Biden's son.