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Captain Robert McGovern epitomizes all that's correct and strong in the USA. one in every of 9 youngsters turning out to be up in a brand new Jersey kinfolk, he made neighborhood headlines as a highschool soccer phenom prior to changing into a celebrity linebacker for the Kansas urban Chiefs, the Pittsburgh Steelers, and the hot England Patriots. while his illustrious NFL profession used to be over, he earned a legislation measure from Fordham college and went to paintings for the recent York urban district attorney's place of work. From that vantage aspect he witnessed close-up the autumn of the dual Towers on that world-altering morning in September 2001—an occasion that encouraged him to depart public lifestyles and sign up for the U.S. military to raised serve the rustic he loves. As an army prosecuting legal professional, Captain McGovern has recommended battlefield commanders on felony ideas of engagement in Afghanistan and has prosecuted suspected terrorists in Iraq. A devoted soldier and a guy of religion who has been at the entrance strains of the conflict on Terror—both at domestic and within the heart East—Captain Robert McGovern is a rare American with a awesome and critical tale to tell—one that each American must listen.

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We’d get a couple of chances, but if we weren’t out of bed by my mom’s third pass, she’d bring out a water pistol or a cold wet rag. That’ll get your attention, which, of course, was the whole idea. Getting the attention of your children becomes increasingly harder as the years go by. What terrified you at the age of six doesn’t necessarily get the job done when you’re twelve. So my mother had to change her tactics accordingly, if only to keep her sanity. One night when I was on the edge of adolescence, my friend Mark Casey slept over at our house.

The drive took over twenty hours and usually lasted two days. One thing you can be sure of: at any given moment during that ride, one or more of us was crying or complaining. ” Family, Faith, and Football ★ 51 “Pipe down back there! ” Running the McGovern household took a certain military precision—and discipline. Every morning my mother would do a kind of reveille to get us all up. We’d get a couple of chances, but if we weren’t out of bed by my mom’s third pass, she’d bring out a water pistol or a cold wet rag.

Some pretty basic stuff. But now drug cases had a 24 ★ A L L A M E R I CA N more urgent meaning. There was ample evidence that a lot of drug organizations were tangentially related to terrorist groups or run by people known to have ties to terrorists. Some so-called legitimate businesses that were really fronts for drug operations were used to launder money for terrorist groups or those affiliated with them. In turn, these groups and individuals would return the favor. It was a match made in hell, but by focusing our drug investigations on these gangs, we hoped we might be able to do our part in this newly emerging war front.

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