Veterano del ejército, El candidato al Senado Jake Bequette dice después 9/11, he 'felt the call to wear the uniform'

Bequette, 32, a Republicano who in July announced his campaign to unseat Sen. John Boozman, reflejado en ese día 20 hace años que.

“Estaba en mi clase de inglés de séptimo grado. Teníamos un maestro suplente, and she walked into the class and told us the World Trade Center had been bombed,” él explicó. “None of us had any idea what the World Trade Center was, but we knew it was in Nueva York.”

FORMER NFL PLAYER, IRAQ WAR VETERAN JAKE BEQUETTE CHALLENGES ARKANSAS SEN. BOOZMAN

Bequette recalled being dismissed from school early and returned home, surprised to see his father there. Bequette said his father worked in a skyscraper in Little Rock, Arca., and that his building was evacuated.

We wanted the news coverage as a family, and we all knew we were witnessing history in real time,” él dijo. “We knew our country would never be the same.

But Bequette said he also remembered howunifiedthe country was.

Former pro football player and Iraq War veteran Jake Bequette announces his 2022 Republican primary challenge against Sen. John Boozman of Arkansas, en julio 12, 2021, in a campaign video.
Former pro football player and Iraq War veteran Jake Bequette  announces his 2022 Republican primary challenge against Sen. John Boozman of Arkansas, en julio 12, 2021, in a campaign video.

Former pro football player and Iraq War veteran Jake Bequette announces his 2022 Republican primary challenge against Sen. John Boozman of Arkansas, en julio 12, 2021, in a campaign video.

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