Biography Of Kenneth Brazile Jr.
Kenneth Brazile Sr, now 44 years of age, is from a little country town in deep south Alabama named Brewton. He grew up with a single mom and an older brother on the outskirts of town: “I was not very privileged growing up, if I wanted something I had to work for it.” He said.
I contacted Mr. Brazile via face-time. He was at his office desk inside his medium-sized office. He was in his white police uniform with a bunch of …show more content…
He said the reason why he joined was “I wanted to be different from everyone else, I did not want to follow down the same road like other people I graduated with and get a regular job barely making ends meet. We did not have very much money to send me to college, so I decided to join the military.” Shortly after graduating high school he went to the recruiter’s office in town to sign up, then to Montgomery, Alabama to follow up. Kenneth got a brief basic training in Montgomery, but within two months he was sent to fort hood in Texas. He said that it was a big shock to him, everything was new, and it was like being reborn into a new world. He talked about how he had to learn military etiquette, how to walk, talk, and, act in certain