Believe it or not even in the 60’s the military didn’t take just anybody. Some of my friends flunked the physical. Everybody and their brother got college deferments. Trump was no different than anybody else.
Donald Trump once said that the danger he faced from getting sexually transmitted diseases was his own "personal Vietnam."
In a 1997 interview with shock jock Howard Stern, Trump talked about how he had been "lucky" not to have contracted diseases when he was sleeping around. "I've been so lucky in terms of that whole world. It is a dangerous world out there. It's scary, like Vietnam. Sort of like the Vietnam-era," Trump said in a video that resurfaced Tuesday on Buzzfeed, "It is my personal Vietnam. I feel like a great and very brave soldier."