A former green beret and combat veteran, Nate Boyer, went on to become the starting long snapper for the University of Texas Football Team, one of the more dominant and storied programs in college football.
Boyer said his decision to enlist stemmed from a desire to help those without the same freedoms he enjoyed as an American.
"I didn't do anything to earn [those freedoms], I was just born an American. I felt a responsibility to help those that didn't have that choice, that didn't have any choice,” said Boyer.
In Boyer we see an individual whose personal drive, sense of duty, and courage led him from college to the Sudan in 2004, where he talked his way into a refugee camp in order to help. Then to the Army and the war in Afghanistan where he served in combat alongside American and Afghan soldiers alike. Now he is home and trying to make it to the NFL.
The Coast Guard is officially shit outta luck for a paycheck thanks to the government shutdown, which means that zero coasties have been paid to create some of the amazing memes being shared as a way to vent their frustration.
Vice President Mike Pence repeated President Donald Trump's claim that "ISIS has been defeated" in Syria on Wednesday just hours after several U.S. service members were killed by an ISIS suicide bomber in Manbij, Syria.
Soldiers, family and community gathered in Morehead City to render honors and witness the transfer and memorial of U.S. Army Sgt James Slape Nov. 9-11, 2018. Slape will hold a temporary resting place in Morehead City before ultimately moving to Arlington Cemetery. Slape supported Operations Resolute Support and Freedom Sentinel in Afghanistan. (U.S. Army National Guard Photo by Staff Sgt Leticia Samuels, North Carolina National Guard)
An ISIS suicide bomber killed four Americans in Manbij, Syria, on Wednesday.