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Is -- the spirit of America we're joined now by its founder once again Jim take.
Founder and CEO good to see Jim as always thanks for having I -- -- to tell -- yeah I mean you just -- great look -- there and you look with these guys along but -- I just wanted your thoughts on this -- in the -- That this deal for the school well that they've -- the -- in this tragic and -- what it really underscores what that is the sad situation underscores.
Is the very courageous work that our troops in Afghanistan are doing navy -- special operations.
As well as -- irregular army and Marines.
And one of the things that give people aren't aware of is that we still have 68000.
Men and women serving in Afghanistan.
And what they're doing on the day to day basis usually out of the media.
I view is extraordinarily courageous and and our national interest so we're we're trying to draw attention to the work that they're doing everything you spend -- a lot of time you know a lot of these guys.
Just dead Julian the spirit of America talk about -- -- a little bit.
Well what one of the things that the troops that are over there right now and those who were going to be deploying -- were there.
Feels extremely important as the people in the in the US remembered that -- there throughout the the general impression one gets I think is that the screen door in some ways is at the last guy on the way back from Kabul.
And that's not the case we saw 161000 men and women there -- families who were here come together the family of -- -- -- off base all kinds RO.
His wife and two children.
They're very aware of the service and sacrifice so what were trying to do -- spirit of America.
Is how people engage with and support they provide exactly what those troops need whether there's special operations -- seal teams.
Army marine teams.
So they can be more successful in their mission and NBC version is the national until what are some of the projects you have under way right now win these kind of guys well most of the support -- we're providing -- the help improve the security situation so most of what our troops are doing in Afghanistan.
Is supporting the local security forces Afghan police we provided by the request of the troops on the US troops on the ground.
A blankets for police so they can stay warm checkpoints all of this helps improve secure just really simple things -- very very very simple things that and -- what your viewers can do.
Through our website at spirit of America dot net is support these US teams on the ground they it's -- -- to actually.
Reach halfway around the world and provide exactly what the troops say is needed to help them right at him when they eat.
Think every chance -- how do you communicate with them.
What we have we have personnel on the ground circulating among the US teams in Afghanistan full time personal.
Full time personnel these year old US military veterans right now there's former army captain -- -- -- And I'm a former marine captain Jim -- inject race.
At -- how have you seen it.
The their reaction to the look the you do develop over the over the last decade I think I kind of imagine that there was -- a peek maybe in the first couple of years or first few years of the walls and we've been fighting.
And perhaps as you say -- people's attention is gone elsewhere as it does it dipped a little.
What what what one of the things that is side notable I mean we -- -- -- the lot and then that media lately about green on blue attacks -- Afghan security force attack our guys.
We provide a lot of support to our guys try to help your Afghan counterparts -- what I can say is that no unit that we provided support to -- that way.
Has ever had any conflagration -- -- bed with her from her -- Afghan counterparts.
That's a that's a huge thing most people.
Don't know that they can americans' -- don't know that they can have that direct impact.
On the safety and success of our guys on the ground that's extraordinary and and people can find that a lot more about this fight going to the web -- spirit of America know that the F spirit of America -- -- people who go and find that out people can tax to add troops to 20222.
And a 100% of whatever they provide it's a ten dollar donation will go exactly what that troops say is needed and he couldn't even -- so obviously text.
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To -- -- troops two to 0222.
That's a ten dollar donation will go to provide exactly what the troops say is needed on the ground wonderful all right Jim hate fan and CEO spirit of America.
Spirit of America don't let Jim great seal as always I thank you Jonathan thanks for having me all right.
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