Veteran’s Day Week 2020: Major General John Raaen, Jr.

Major General John Raaen, Jr. details his heroic actions in the second wave on D-Day, June 6, 1944.
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Veteran's Day Week 2020: Major General John Raaen, Jr.
  • Today is the last day of Kim’s Veteran’s Week reflections.  The testimony by all the veterans has been gripping.  Kim questions the ethics of Andrew Yang and columnist Thomas Freidman as they both encourage people to move to Georgia in order to vote in the Georgia special senate election.
  • Hal Van Hercke, veteran and owner of Castlegate Knife and Tool, reflects on the sacrifices of veterans that have brought and preserved our freedoms.  We have a responsibility to raise the next generation to value freedom based on a moral code greater than oneself.  Lorne Levy, mortgage specialist with Polygon Financial Group, thanks Kim for honoring veterans this week.  Lorne notes that there are special mortgages available to veterans with special terms including no money down.  Give Lorne a call at 303-880-8881 to learn more about VA loans or traditional loans.  Karen Levine, award winning realtor with RE/MAX Alliance, thanks veterans for creating the “home of the brave.”  Karen explains the importance of home ownership and offers her expertise to veterans and anyone else looking to sell or buy a home.  Karen can be reached at 303-877-7516.
  • Jason McBride with Presidential Wealth Management expresses his appreciation to the veterans telling their stories this week and all veterans that have served our country.  Jason understands that all veterans have a story that needs to be heard.  Jason believes that investors should act from a defensive position in forming financial plans.  Now is the time to contact Jason at 303-694-1600 for year-end planning.
  • Guest Major General John Raaen, Jr. details his heroic actions in the second wave on D-Day, June 6, 1944.  At the time he was a captain. Raaen shares his interaction with General Coda on Omaha Beach.  General Cota exhorted,  “Lead the way, Rangers!”  General Raaen remarks that American soldiers are known for not following blindly but instead use their minds and resourcefulness to make decisions on the ground.  In conclusion, Major General John Raaen states that our citizenry should be grateful for the sacrifices of the Armed Forces.  Because of the courage and bravery of The United States Armed Forces, the official language of America is not Japanese nor German.

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