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Strom Thurmond, 1981
By STARS AND STRIPES Published: October 19, 2017
Bob Crockett ©Stars and Stripes
Fulda, West Germany, April, 1981: 78-year-old Sen. Strom Thurmond, R-S.C., leads soldiers of Company D, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment on a one-mile run. Thurmond, a Senate Armed Services Committee member who was touring bases in Europe, reportedly exercised every morning for 30 minutes, followed by a run of two to four miles.