Washington DC - A Veteran looks for a name at Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall at sunrise

Did Trump dodge the Vietnam War draft?

Claim: Trump avoided military service during the Vietnam War.
Rating: This claim is TRUE. Trump never served in the Vietnam War or in the military. For over a decade during the Vietnam War, Trump sought and received five deferments, including allegedly lying about a medical condition to avoid the draft during the height of the war in 1968.

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