Former Navy Captain Sets Sail On Independent Bid For Congress

October 26, 2012

A retired U.S. Navy captain is making a bid as an independent candidate for the seat in Michigan’s 8th congressional district. Preston Brooks spent nearly a quarter-century in the Navy including supervising the nuclear reactors on an aircraft carrier and commanding a guided-missile destroyer. Brooks tells WDET’s Quinn Klinefelter that being elected to Congress would continue his service to the public…