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How Wes Moore is deploying his military service on the campaign trail

September 7, 2022

It’s hardly news that Wes Moore, the Democratic nominee for governor, is highlighting his military service as part of his campaign. Since entering the race over a year ago, Moore has spoken frequently about how his military career has shaped his worldview and his political philosophy. He says that serving in the Army, as a captain in Afghanistan, taught him “to leave no one behind” — a sentiment that he has adopted as a political slogan to indicate his desire to lift all Marylanders. He also recounts that when fellow soldiers were in distress, “nobody asked if they were Democrats or Republicans.”

Article Source: Maryland Matters

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