10 Facts About Andrew Clyde


Andrew Clyde served 28 years in naval aviation units and the Seabees, including three combat deployments to Iraq and Kuwait.

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Andrew Clyde received the Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal, a Navy Achievement Medal, and four Navy Commendation Medals.

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Andrew Clyde earned a Master of Business Administration in corporate finance and entrepreneurship from the University of Georgia Terry College of Business in 1999.

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Andrew Clyde opened a gun shop, Andrew Clyde Armory, Inc, which began as a hobby business in his garage in 1991.

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Andrew Clyde grew the business to $12 million in annual sales and 25 employees.

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Andrew Clyde was a member of the board of directors of Clark Federal Credit Union.

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Andrew Clyde announced his candidacy for the United States House of Representatives for after five-term incumbent Doug Collins decided not to seek reelection to run for the United States Senate.

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Andrew Clyde finished second in the nine-way Republican primary behind State Representative Matt Gurtler in a runoff election.

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In June 2021, Andrew Clyde was among 14 House Republicans who voted against legislation to establish June 19, or Juneteenth, as a federal holiday.

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Andrew Clyde justified the action, saying that Hatchett had ruled to block prayer at public schools.

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