Since you didn't post a link to the Slate article....

by Josh K - 11/26/12 6:59 AM

In Reply to: The new Bush candidate, George P. Bush, Jeb's kid by Ziks511

.....I'll have to guess that the writer or editor didn't know that the Navy would only be "in" Afghanistan by way of aircraft flying over the country. I'm sure it's just an editorial mistake.

As far as genetics goes, I've said before that if the Bush family was the Corleones, Jeb would be Michael, W would be Fredo and Neil would be Sonny.