The War Of The United States Military Essay example

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We always appreciate those who served in the United States military because they fought for our freedom, and who is not appreciative of that? People always hear great stories about military veterans who won medals or executed extraordinary task. Not a lot of people hear stories or firsthand accounts from the regular enlisted or ex-soldiers. Kenneth Brazile Sr. was one of those great but average people to serve in this great nation’s military. He was in the Army way back in time around 1989. He was not a special person in the military, just another soldier who was recruited by the army with his personal account on what the service was like back then. Kenneth Brazile continues to serve his community as a police chief in the small town he grew up in.
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 emblems on his chest and shoulders, most of which I had no idea of what they meant. He is about five foot nine inches tall and he had what appeared to be a military style haircut with a slight bit of grey hair. Kenneth stood with a stiff posture with broad shoulders and an obvious beer belly, but he seemed to be…

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