During his flight training, Bush's celebrity showed in a couple of ways.
He never embraced the reality that the presidency is a performance art.
The best they could produce was an ex-girlfriend from Alabama -- Emily Marks --who said George told her he would have to do some Guard duty later that year in Montgomery.
A personal depression rolled in after the war.
His staff now admits that that explanation was "wrong", without saying where it came from or what the real reason was.
She appointed Republican Senator John Danforth as a special prosecutor.
Just as remarkable, Bush gathered most of the Arab world into his coalition.
No, there was no court.
Bush pulling strings to get into the Texas Air Guard.
By the time Bush had his team was in place, world events were ripping through his putative pause.
There is evidence that Bush has more to hide involving his Texas driving record.
Bush finally demanded the truth from his father, who denied any impropriety.
The only barrier to him flying again was a medical exam and his lack of attendance.
He can't take the high horse and then claim the low road.
While the official discharge date was October 1,Bush's last day in uniform was actually July 31 -- a full 10 months before the end of his 6-year, part free adult hosting 2000 commitment.