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A Sad Day For America and Democracy

Thoughts from a combat veteran

I was embarrassed to call myself an American today.

After the horrific terrorist attacks on 9/11, I applied to West Point. In May 2006, I commissioned as a 2nd Lieutenant in the Army — swearing an oath to support and defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies, foreign and domestic.