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Andrew Person

Guest opinion: U.S. military shouldn't be used for nation building

The outlook for Iraq seemed very different 11 years ago when I rolled from Bashir airfield, which my brigade had taken by airborne insertion, through Erbil amid cheering crowds. Moving into Kirkuk, we faced little resistance but were close enough to Iraqi soldiers that cigarettes were still …

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Guest opinion: Shameful shutdown jeopardizes veterans, families

As veterans of different wars and different eras, we write to express our disgust at the state of affairs in Washington, D.C., and to call for an end to the slash and burn politics crippling our nation. Though the federal government shutdown is over, the damage to our nation and our nation’s…

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Grave risks of U.S. military intervention in Syria

I am concerned the United States will soon become militarily engaged in Syria’s civil war. Though the massive loss of life at the hands of Assad’s brutal regime is tragic, intervening in Syria’s civil war would be a mistake.

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Guest opinion: Montana veterans still serve proudly 10 years after Iraq war began

Guest opinion: Montana veterans still serve proudly 10 years after Iraq war began

On March 26, 2003, I joined 953 other soldiers of the 173rd Airborne Brigade on a night-time combat parachute jump into Bashur Airfield in northern Iraq.

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UM law student awarded Distinguished Patriot's Medal for service to veterans

UM law student awarded Distinguished Patriot's Medal for service to veterans

MISSOULA — Capt. Andrew Person’s mother signed his enlistment papers when he was 17 years old and still a student at Helena High School.

February 21, 2013 6:57 amLoading…
Andrew Person

Andrew Person

Capt. Andrew Person, who served in Iraq and Afghanistan with the 173rd Airborne Brigade and is now a law student at the University of Montana, was awarded the Distinguished Patriot’s Medal on Wednesday by the Montana National Guard for work he championed as Sen. Max Baucus’ military liaison …

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