Category: GI Resisters

USMC 1st Lt Jacob Bridge, Conscientious Objector

Seeing the planes going into the Twin Towers made me feel like the planes were crashing into my heart when they went into the building. “I couldn’t understand why they would do that. When it was said that they hated our freedom, it was all I needed to hear.” Jake graduated from High School in 2007 and attended the University of Colorado in Boulder. There, he enrolled in Naval ROTC. When he graduated from college, in 2011, he also graduated as the Honor Graduate in the Commissioning Class at NROTC at CU, Boulder.

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