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At and -- is this very knowledgeable manager okay major major Jim Trotter from Chicago Illinois.
OK had you gone to west fired as well I was in ROTC.
And where were you at Marquette University Milwaukee and I want this man.
Good for you and so you're teaching what it last time I'm teaching project management in the department systems engineering.
And they're not let me live on behalf.
On behalf of West Point.
And department systems engineering.
Being a problem navy -- I want to make sure back at West Point mug which handled by the way.
Showing off I think.
And apple is placed somewhere in the top fifty ride we just want to that's a long as a gift.
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West Point -- and you know what happens -- a really good teams in Africa games.
And the and -- teams have better and better academic rating Philly sports cars.
Versus the -- -- That will see what the little thing it absolutely incredible -- thanks I want to ensure that -- I have a lot of things that we can.
And tell us.
It felt good -- something that will -- from you're -- Virginia Yorktown Virginia it's okay.
And right here you can bet on the -- town.
Okay good and why -- -- I don't think we've -- that second out the first one we see this yellow and Brad is because we're a nation at war.
What's the other one is the global war on.
Terror service -- July.
That you it's global war on terror we subplot that is simply didn't get attacked and I got that because of the prep school for your for.
And I thought that I was curious fact -- -- decided to go to they are hiring more I was -- -- Either prep school.
-- -- University of Central Florida.
So I decided.
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Applicable military cause us right here and then.
From there we we went -- in the West Point.
Okay so that's.
That's how I got this book so we were technically in the periphery -- -- -- -- -- -- it does catalyst here to service.
-- is still all the army five years after graduation is only counts of the twenty years -- right.
Right we retire earlier protect everything that I felt like guys like -- -- apparently -- -- health factors such dominance that a more and from Barbara.
And what image during an atom my images his -- -- -- -- -- in the systems has been.
Department who was -- and what you are you imagine that.
So you don't know what -- -- kind of going I don't know it inside yeah.
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Infantry military intelligence service aviation.
-- a -- military intelligence background or.
It was a very aviation shall we handle this if -- can't make up your -- -- fat.
Content had talked about it felt that a man my name is fit for us to static.
I'm from New York City.
-- fresh meadows down in Queens absolute lame script free you know.
And what made you -- -- to -- military Campbell -- -- September 11 and being a New Yorker had a profound impact in my life.
How where where we're greatly and I met him I was in the seventh grade friend.
And as you have family in the press passes -- in Queens which is right outside of Manhattan did you have friends who were there now.
Well yes and haven't and they have any friends and Toulouse France no I was fortunate -- lose anyone I knew.
But we have Stanley friends who work there survive we just got out right just got out and my father worked for the correctional department and helps with the cleanup that.
-- the days after -- so you decided you were just.
Not gonna take this -- -- -- wanted to serve your country and I wanted to try to make a difference could react you probably off real way to answer and you probably don't feel that you are.
And I think this is really terrific.
I want I just to get back into the army navy game -- 1000 is that right.
I think is.
Genius about the history -- now -- said that the army navy game hasn't played since 1890.
That's 789 years.
And and they and then there's a competition abroad these you know is almost a hundred years of who -- haven't again so navy -- -- -- they have won 53 time.
Army -- -- 49.
And they -- been seven times but we don't have time -- -- -- -- that we just -- out for the better and it just you plant have somebody lands so it won't lose the -- you.
I think we've had one game this year already against Vanderbilt which we want us there is no -- throughout.
Everything overtime that yes.
Great -- I -- for anybody whoever watches any of these games I'm sure that you guys participate -- -- at the end of the game and a football game.
The two teens -- -- normally at a football -- everybody from the stands righteous down you know -- your friends hippy -- or they have a team that loses flank saw.
But in this case when -- -- the military academies play they go over to be -- inside.
With their -- standing shoulder to shoulder to the the guys that just played against and they sing the -- about school.
And then I walk over to being the winning side and say man and to that school and I think there's just nothing -- -- American watching army navy game.
Receive these guys have just bought out -- in a football field.
Being one of the greatest competitions of all time and then they stand shoulder to shoulder afterwards you know -- under their arm they've just what the heck out of each other.
And they've singing each other's national happens and you look at Jack and your eyes that they'll be fighting in just a very short period.
And it's a very poignant moment for the nation and certainly very poignant moment -- man and -- to solve a problem.
And I did let me ask any do you guys all look like they're great shape and -- just for insider versus -- I'm horses for both the we have -- club sports that at school.
And Lester that's part play him -- European style Hamels on the the conventional American him manly -- think like racquetball but.
It's kind of like soccer but with your hands and obviously -- -- You -- it is your hand protected.
No no yeah Iraq and -- death by the fact -- Yeah it's like -- football that -- -- -- Hester -- the high school sports.
This is where did you get that and cross country track when and -- -- -- -- that they can.
I started I did at a postal.
It -- in a real -- So you have any new plan to do like Fisher project news today.
And -- save your back and -- pride here I mean way you're you're gonna just be seniors experiments that.
-- -- -- he will have leadership positions next year do you not know Baghdad it's a bit too early to tell them that if that later on next semester friend.
Tell our listeners because most people I think think.
Gynecologist -- to -- -- you have you know you have academics and faculty and they they gave me the orders.
But at the service academies -- -- a senior what happens.
-- -- right I mean you take leadership responsibilities.
Major why don't you tell us what happens when they found that.
Anything at all will the academy is about developing leaders.
-- each academy is.
The you know the focus on academics clearly.
Of utmost -- same thing -- The athletics but at the end of the day.
Now these gentlemen are going to be leaving.
Out there on the fields of no real strife.
In Afghanistan and Iraq and in the bottom line is we want to make sure that they're prepared.
To be those leaders of character.
For our nation.
And take care of our sons and daughters and and they are getting that well rounded education right now now so did you guys -- anyplace else in the world -- I'm sort another great effort for -- that measures that have them both Afghanistan and Iraq and you have these.
Officers in these -- faculties who have been so we'll walk in the walker reaction from places were these -- trail where we're there.
All right you're an Afghan I was in an era in believe you have one -- one and then let's have -- 2005000.
Ever Kuwait supporting Afghanistan operations in 2002.
Oh by -- one Iraq 2003.
2005 and Afghanistan -- -- staff officer and where an Internet assets housing Kabul and I'll tell the headquarters.
And then 20072008.
During the surgeons and operations I think you can -- if you can't afford to -- this map.
Wow so this is -- and debris is for you to be at West Point this is this is two years.
A -- -- stay engaged with you know developing leaders and this is a great way little bit.
More call -- the family life which is great for a couple of years but I'm still doing what I look at you.
I have -- this -- an aside I was I went to lunch with General Petraeus on Friday last Friday Emma and he was talking about the young.
You know people like you -- yeah officer -- Says the majors and lieutenant colonels and colonels and how you guys have totally changed the way the -- -- for this war.
That because of what you learned on the ground and shared with failure senior officers and with your colleagues their readiness for a very good way Phillips.
It's a real.
-- it has great guys but the fact that you change the American military that while it overnight has been the hey where is unfortunately we have to call this to a halt and -- say goodbye to our.
Wonderful cadets and instructors from West Point and thank them all again for their service -- get through one last time go around and have everybody in tradition -- They hired to mom or dad.
-- Made him trying to Chicago Illinois likes a happy veterans day to my dad -- Vietnam.
Has that there will vote your -- -- -- my -- my mom and colonel orbit over that carries a bigger -- now.
And -- more from -- in Ohio my -- that home watching things and some teaches them.
Okay okay that roster senate from New York City as want to thank my family -- friends -- -- down the city and thank you for having us to have worked.
Route and get their classes is awfully proud to host is Jack Manning learned from what flight and we are gonna spend a recommendation dynamo around fox -- to -- -- the news business.
The show them especially the technology capacities kids.
Kids not to be -- men and women really understand a lot more than most of us do.
And it's just been great and terrific day here in veterans day at our kids and the strategy and thank you so much for sharing an hour with us.
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