For forty years I wore a uniform. I don’t wear a uniform anymore, but unlike Washington, I’m still ready to roll up my sleeves.

There were no first class seats in Vietnam. Or during my two tours in Iraq. But these days, members of Congress fly first class on the taxpayer’s dime, shut down the government, and still get paid.

“Even as a sheriff’s wife, you never get used to the phone ringing at 1 AM. But I always knew Jerry would answer the call to serve.” -Liz Cannon