Lee Zeldin

An Army veteran who has helped other veterans struggling with PTSD and became the youngest New York State attorney at the age of 23.

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LeeZeldin

41, New York — 1, R

Who are they?

An Army veteran who has helped other veterans struggling with PTSD and became the youngest New York State attorney at the age of 23.

Pre-Congress?

Lee served four years on Active Duty as an intelligence officer, a prosecutor, and a military magistrate. After returning from Iraq he transitioned to the Army Reserves and was promoted to Lieutenant Colonel. Lee opened a private law practice and created a peer to peer consulting program for veterans suffering from PTSD and TBI (traumatic brain injury) before being elected to the New York State Senate.

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  • Combatting Terrorism
  • Defense Spending
  • Veterans Rights and Affairs

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