brass - noun: The state or quality of being impudent or arrogantly self-confident; effrontery.
deserter - noun: a person who abandons their duty (as on a military post).
From the Washington Post:
Presidents are often memorialized in their most famous moments -- George Washington crossing the Delaware, Theodore Roosevelt at San Juan Hill.
Now President Bush's time in the Texas Air National Guard has been immortalized in bronze. The National Guard Association of the United States yesterday unveiled a bust of a young Lt. George W. Bush.
- More here . . . Lt. G.W. Bush, Captured in Bronze