8 female veterans and federal agents appear together in this incredibly powerful new campaign ad. This is brilliant.
If Donald Trump has done one thing it’s to light a fire under women in this country. And many of those women have decided to run for office against Trump and the Republicans. In fact, a record number of women are running this year.
Among the women running are eight incredible veterans and federal agents. These women began serving their country years ago. And they say now that their service inspired them to run for office.
This amazing new campaign ad features eight women who served in the U.S. Navy, Marines Corps, Air Force, and CIA– Abigail Spanberger and Elaine Luria from Virginia, Chrissy Houlahan from Pennsylvania, Gina Ortiz Jones and MJ Hegar from Texas, Amy McGrath from Kentucky, Mikie Sherrill from New Jersey, and Elissa Slotkin from Michigan.
Looking straight into the camera each of the women talks about her achievements while serving her country. And the achievements are quite impressive.
“This is the first time I’ve run for office, and come November 6, I will continue to serve the people,” Spanberger, a former federal agent with the CIA, says in the video.
“I bled on foreign soil for people to have the right to vote,” says Hegar, a veteran of the Air Force. “I started realizing maybe I should run myself.”
The video was created by Serve America PAC and all of the women featured are running for office for the first time. Serve America PAC was started by Seth Moulton, a Democratic Congressman from Massachusetts.
The executive producer of the video Laurie David is an activist who wanted to highlight these eight women because of their service and commitment to this country. She said,
“They have already served their country in the most prestigious and courageous way, they have already sworn to uphold the constitution of the United States and now they are choosing once again to serve America. We all have an obligation too to serve democracy and that is to vote.”