Updated: Oct 21, 2020
Hello all you Vets in the Fight, this is David Miller, with your weekly Special Operations Speaks, Vets in the Fight SITREP.
SOS supports military veterans who live by their military oaths. When they choose to vote, to run for public office, and to hold government accountable, we call these Vets in the Fight®.
Today we celebrate ten Vets in the Fight®, who are engaged in the election process and hope to win their campaigns to serve for the first time at either state or national levels.
To those selected, SOS provides a donation to their campaign, and exposure, urging their fellow citizens to vote for and donate to them. We hope you will also consider donating to their campaigns.
Thumbnails of each candidate follow:
of Roseburg, Oregon served in the US Army. He’s running for the
US House of Representatives from Oregon. In 2015, while on leave in Europe, Alek, then a Specialist 4th Class, foiled a Muslim terrorist wielding an AK-47, and preparing to massacre passengers aboard a Paris-bound train. Alek, followed by two American companions, jumped into action, engaging the terrorist until subdued and disarmed. Alek was awarded France’s highest award to a foreigner for bravery, as well as the US military’s Soldier’s Medal. Search Alek For Oregon.
LTC Daniel Gade,
US Army retired, is a West Point graduate, and former Army Ranger, running for the US Senate from Virginia. His campaign motto is “Same oath, new mission”. Dan is pitted against incumber Senator Mark Warner, a career Democrat politician. Go to Dan’s Campaign by searching Gade for Virginia.
Sergeant Major Juan Hidalgo,
USMC retired, is running for the US House of Representatives for the 51st District of California. This accomplished Marine brings mission orientation, energy and Marine Corps ethos to a California burdened by the corroding effect of the Democrat Party many Search Hidalgo for Congress.
escaped from the North Vietnamese invasion of the South just in time. Coming to the US at age thirteen, a refugee with only the clothes on his back, Quang has become the quintessential legal immigrant who grabbed the American brass ring and prospered, and becoming a rabid proponent of American exceptionalism. He has a daughter in her third year at the US Naval Academy. Quang is running for Representative in Arizona’s First Legislative District. We urge you to get out the vote for Quang. Search on Quang for Arizona.
Lieutenant Colonel Robert ‘Buzz’ Patterson,
US Air Force Retired, is running for Congress in CA-7. Buzz was a command pilot serving combat tours in Grenada, Bosnia, the Persian Gulf, Somalia, Rwanda, and served as military aid to President Bill Clinton, and was in charge of the Nuclear Football, from 1996-1998. Buzz wrote a book about his experience as military aid titled, ‘Dereliction of Duty’. Search on Buzz4Congress.
Colonel Greg Raths,
USMC Retired, is running for the US House of Representatives from Orange County, California. A fighter pilot with numerous combat tours he flew for commercial airlines upon retiring, and then started his own business in Anaheim. Active in local politics he served on the Mission Viejo City Council, then as city Mayor. Go to www.GregRaths.com
Captain Sean Parnell, US Army
(medically) retired, is an Iraq veteran, a decorated combat-wounded leader running for the US House of Representatives in Pennsylvania’s 17th Congressional District, against Democrat Rep. Conor Lamb, a Pelosi drone. Search Sean Parnell for Congress.
is a West Point Graduate, who served multiple combat tours leading Apache Attack Helicopter platoons. Returning home after eight years on active duty, he built the family business into a thriving supplier to the auto industry. Turning his extensive academic background and his combat leadership skill to the public sector, he is running for the U.S. Senate from Michigan. Search John James for Senate, Inc..
left the Navy as a Chief Petty Officer, seeking to restore his home area of South Los Angeles Congressional District 43, but finding Maxine Waters a permanent barrier to solving its many problems. Joe is running to unseat Waters. Search for Joe Collins for Congress.
Ronnie L. Jackson,
Rear Admiral US Navy retired, was White House physician to President Donald Trump, and he’s running for the U.S. House of Representatives in Texas District 13. Endorse by President Trump, Ronnie is a strong advocate for veterans, for the agriculture sector, for secure borders, and on crime. Search on Ronnie Jackson for Texas.
This is David Miller for Special Operations Speaks and Vets in the Fight everywhere.
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