George Walker Bush was born in New Haven, Connecticut at Grace-New Haven HospitalThe first child of George H.W. Bush and Barbara Bush.
He was raised in Midland and Houston, Texas, with four brothers and sisters :Jeb, Neil, Marvin and Dorothy.
Another younger sister, Robin, died from leukemia (Blood Cancer) at the age of 3 in 1953.
Bush was commissioned into the Texas Air National GuardAfter two years of active-duty service while training, he was assigned to Houston, flying Convair F-102s with the 147th Reconnaissance Wing out of Ellington Field Joint Reserve Base.
Critics, including former Democratic National Committee Chairman Terry McAuliffe, have alleged that Bush was favorably treated due to his father's political standing, citing his selection as a pilot despite his low pilot aptitude test scores and his irregular attendance.
In June 2005, the United States Departme
Bush was sworn in as presidentOn 20 September, in a speech to two Houses of Congress, Bush declared the war against terrorism, resistant to the Taliban in Afghanistan an ultimatum demanding surrender Osama bin Laden and Al Qaeda all who were responsible for the attacks, and called for closing the bases of terrorism.
Bush released his memoirs, Decision PointsDuring a pre-release appearance promoting the book, Bush said he considered his biggest accomplishment to be keeping "the country safe amid a real danger," and his greatest failure to be his inability to secure the passage of Social Security reform
President Obama called Bush, who was at a restaurant with his wife, to inform him that Osama bin Laden had been killedAt the Ground Zero memorial, Bush read a letter that President Abraham Lincoln wrote to a widow who lost five sons during the Civil War.