Politics & Government

Proud to serve

Rep. Joe Wilson and challenger Rob Miller are a generation apart in age, but both have strong military backgrounds,


Age: 60

Birthplace: Charleston

Home: Lexington

Family: Wife, Roxanne; Sons Alan, Addison, Julian, Hunter

Military Service: SC National Guard, 1975-2001; Army Reserves, 1972-75

Party: Republican

Religion: Presbyterian

Political experience: US House, 2001-present; SC Senate, 1985-2001

Other experience: Lawyer, 1972-2001


Age: 33

Birthplace: Charleston

Home: Ladys Island

Family: Wife, Shane; Son, Robert Jr.

Military Service: Marine Corps, 1995-2008; Iraq war tours, 2003 and 2004

Party: Democratic

Religion: Presbyterian

Political experience: None

Other experience: Owner, Recruit's Depot, Beaufort