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              "Support and Defend
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                  the Constitution"

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            t has been my honor to serve on
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            the Congressional District 19
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        selection board for the last 10 years.                                 
          is year's interview process was much                               
        like years past. We ƒ nd the student
        applicants to be bright, patriotic and                                   Text Copyright 2020 all rights reserved.
        hard workers. Some candidates are                                 No part of this publication may be reproduced in any
        soft spoken while others are more                                 form by any electronic or mechanical means without
        expressive. Many have sought this                                 permission from the publisher. Life in Naples regrets
        career path for years perhaps because                             that no responsibility can be accepted for unsolicited
        a parent or sibling attended. For                                    material. Opinions expressed by contributors or
        others they are following a long line of                                  advertisers are not necessarily those
        generational military service. Some have decided within the last                   of the publisher.
        year that attending one of the military academies is the way they
        want to pursue their education and career.
           We have ROTC students that have spent their high school
        years already immersed in a military program. Students that view                publisher  reg buxton
        an academy appointment as a way to be on the cutting edge in
        terms of their education and subsequent careers.   ey all have          account executive  colette m. beringer
        the necessary credentials to succeed and have demonstrated to                              312.315.9549
        date in their schooling the skills needed to prioritize work and
        perform under pressure. Many applicants have only one service          contributing writers  bill barnett
        branch they wish to serve in while others may have two, three or
                                                                                                   congressman francis rooney
        four they are interested in.
             ese young men and women are not only seeking an                                      sandra lee buxton
        education.   ere is an underlying commitment to honor and                                 diana jarrett
        serve their country. When you sit down and speak with them                                 lois bolin
        about their futures it is clear that they are well aware they may
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        ƒ nd themselves in harm's way as they protect our country. With
        all the uncertainty and chaos transpiring in our country it gives                          claudia polzin
        one great pride to see these young men and women that choose                               paula allia
        not to complain but to step forward and become future leaders
        in our great nation.                                                       graphic design  IMA Creative
           As you follow the appointees through their time at the
        various academies you feel great pride in their achievements. Of
        all the service I have given to my community throughout my life
        nothing comes close to the honor of assisting in sending these
        very special young men and women on their chosen journey to
        serve and protect our nation.
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