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Iraq War Veteran, a Muslim, to Be Among State of the Union Guests

It was a phone call Naveed Shah was not expecting. “All of a sudden, this call on Saturday: ‘Is this Naveed Shah? Would you like to be at the State of the Union in the first lady’s box?’  I said, ‘Are you sure you have the right Naveed?' ” Shah, a Pakistani-American and Iraq War veteran, will be joining first lady Michelle Obama late Tuesday when President Barack Obama delivers his seventh and final State of the Union address to Congress and the American people. “It is a...

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