Allen B. West

A video I’m sure Obama and Hagel will not watch

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Earlier this week, President Obama and Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel made the ill-advised decision to decimate the military strength of the United States. I suppose it was appropriate that I was sent this simple 8-minute video reminding me of the face of sacrifice and that freedom certainly is not free.

It comes at a very high cost paid by those who go on to the mansions of the Lord. And those of us who remain must tell the stories of our fallen brothers and sisters. So I share this video to remind you of the legacy of the American Warrior.

If you are not moved to tears, then you’re no different than the cold, heartless individuals who degrade our national security, and disrespect and dishonor the greatest men and women the world has ever known — the American Soldier, Sailor, Airman, Marine, Coast Guardsman. Steadfast and Loyal.

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