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On this Veterans Day, and as a military veteran myself, two things I am most proud of that I did this year was talking two 18-year-old kids out of joining the military. A military is needed, but under the current and past several administrations, a new recruit who would join with honorable intentions (defense of country) isn’t safe. Think Pat Tillman.

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