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Draft status[ edit ] Nugent grew up in a military family; his father was a career Army sergeant. Nugent himself never served in the military, neither as a draftee nor volunteer, even though he came of age during the height of the Vietnam War. In and interviews with High Times magazine and the Detroit Free Press , Nugent claimed he deliberately failed his draft physical by taking drugs, eating nothing but junk food for days beforehand, and defecating and urinating in his pants. He also stated he was eligible for military service and passed a draft physical in [ dubious — discuss ] and received a student designation rather than a student deferment[ clarification needed ] several months later while he was attending Oakland Community College, but was not called to service.