George W. Bush

George Walker Bush served as the 43rd President of the United States, from 2001 to 2009. Prior to his two terms in the White House, he served as the Governor of Texas from 1995 to 2000. A graduate of Yale University and Harvard Business School, Bush began his career in the energy business and was later a pilot in the Texas Air National Guard. Bush is currently a public speaker and the author of three books, Decision Points, Portraits of Courage and 41: A Portrait of My Father. He and his wife, Laura, reside in Texas and have twin daughters, Barbara and Jenna. Learn more about Bush by visiting his website, Also, check out the website for the George W. Bush Presidential Center.

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Honoring Men and Women of Courage

Former President George W. Bush discusses his deep admiration and appreciation for our nation’s military veterans in a discussion centered around his book Portraits of Courage: A Commander-in-Chief’s Tribute to America’s Warriors.