20 BAD-TO-THE-BONE COMBAT WARRIORS RUNNING FOR CONGRESS
April 4, 2018 | By Heritage Foundation
Pray that the Lord will raise great leaders for America’s coming elections.
“Let us not become weary in doing good, for at the proper time we will reap a harvest if we do not give up.” (Gal 6:9)
Perhaps there’s no better person to serve America in Congress than one who has offered up his life in defense of her precious freedoms.
Military veterans work well as a team, have a sense of duty, are disciplined and know how to solve problems. They’re mission-minded and hard working. And their perseverance is off the charts….
Check out this list of the 20 biggest, baddest, super-patriot warriors who are ready to lead America with integrity, civility and courage …
Capt. Andy Coleman, formerly with the Christian outreach group Voice of the Martyrs, is running for election to the U.S. House in Oklahoma’s 1st district.
Coleman served as a U.S. Air Force intelligence officer with U.S. Central Command Air Forces, which focused on the Middle East, Central Asia and North Africa. He was briefly deployed to the Middle East.
Coleman, who lives in Owasso, is also a lawyer with the Alliance Defense Fund. He attended law school at the University of Kansas School of Law, where he served as an editor for the Law Review and a leader of the university’s Christian Legal Society and Federalist Society chapters….
Lt. Cmdr. Dan Crenshaw, a retired Navy SEAL who nearly lost his life in Afghanistan, is running for election to the U.S. House in Texas’ 2nd district. Crenshaw spent 10 years in the SEALs and deployed five times to Iraq and Afghanistan. An IED blast, which almost destroyed his vision and nearly took his life, put him into a coma for five days in 2012. after many surgeries, he regained sight in his left eye. Crenshaw now wears a patch on his right eye….
Sgt. Daniel Casara, who served in the U.S. Army for 15 years, is running for election to the U.S. House in California’s 52nd district.
In 2005, Sgt. Casara deployed to South Baghdad, Iraq. On Sept. 23 of that year, his patrol vehicle triggered an anti-tank mine, which killed two of Casara’s soldiers and wounded two others. Casara sustained fractures to his tibia and fibula, shattered his heel and ankle bones and dislocated his right hip. He’s endured 24 surgeries and extensive physical therapy….
Sen. Ben Sasse, R-Neb., (left) visited Afghanistan in 2015, where he met Jim Banks.
Lt. Jim Banks, who is serving his first term in the U.S. House representing Indiana’s 3rd district, is seeking re-election in 2018. He lives in Columbia City with his wife, Amanda, and their three daughters….
Capt. Mike Gallagher, who joined the U.S. Marine Corps the day he graduated from college, is running for re-election to the U.S. House in Wisconsin’s 8th district.
Gallagher spent seven years as a human intelligence/counterintelligence officer and regional affairs officer for the Middle East and North Africa. He deployed twice to Al Anbar Province in Iraq as a commander of intelligence teams….
U.S. Air Force Brig Gen. Don Bacon celebrates his final flight before leaving command
Retired U.S. Air Force Brig Gen. Don Bacon, who is a U.S. House representative for Nebraska’s 2nd district, is running for re-election.
Bacon, who has been stationed in Iraq, Germany, the Philippines, Arizona and Nebraska, has master’s degrees from the University of Phoenix and the National War College. He served as director of Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Strategy in the Pentagon from 2012 to 2014….
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