THE RACE: Non-vets Obama and Romney court US vets

The race between President Barack Obama and Republican rival Mitt Romney marks the first time since World War II that neither major-party candidate has had any military experience.The president and his challenger both are making plays for veterans' support. Obama was speaking Monday to the annual convention of the Veterans of Foreign Wars in Reno, Nev. Romney will appear before the same audience on Tuesday.Obama came of age after both the Vietnam War and the draft had ended. He's said he once considered enlisting after high school, viewing the military as \an ennobling and honorable option

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