Congressman Jimmy Panetta |


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U.S. House – California 20

Congressman Jimmy Panetta

Congressman Jimmy Panetta

According to his campaign biography, in 2003, Jimmy was commissioned as an Officer with the United States Navy Reserve.  In 2007, Panetta was mobilized to active duty with a Special Operations task force and deployed to Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.  Based on his service as an Intelligence Officer for a Special Forces team, Panetta was awarded the Bronze Star Medal for meritorious service.   

Jimmy serves on the Board of Directors for the Monterey County Veterans Transition Center and the Central Coast Veterans Cemetery Foundation, among other groups.