U.S. Troops Turning from Republican Party

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The political landscape of the U.S. military appears to be changing.

The number of active duty troops who call themselves Republican has fallen to 41 percent -- down one-third since 2004.

The number of Democrats has stayed about the same at 12 percent and the number of independents has nearly doubled to 32 percent.

Brendan McGarry reported on the survey for the Military Times. Click play for his comments on the shift in political views and whether the war on terror may have impacted the decline.

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