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All American - Football, Faith, and Fighting for Freedom

All American - Football, Faith, and Fighting for Freedom

von: Robert McGovern

HarperCollins, 2009

ISBN: 9780061736438 , 352 Seiten

Format: ePUB

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All American - Football, Faith, and Fighting for Freedom


Captain Robert McGovern epitomizes all that is right and good in America. One of nine children growing up in a New Jersey family, he made local headlines as a high school football phenom before becoming a star linebacker for the Kansas City Chiefs, the Pittsburgh Steelers, and the New England Patriots. When his illustrious NFL career was over, he earned a law degree from Fordham University and went to work for the New York City district attorney's office. From that vantage point he witnessed close-up the fall of the Twin Towers on that world-altering morning in September 2001an event that inspired him to leave public life and join the U.S. Army to better serve the country he loves.As a military prosecuting attorney, Captain McGovern has advised battlefield commanders on legal rules of engagement in Afghanistan and has prosecuted suspected terrorists in Iraq. A dedicated soldier and a man of faith who has been on the front lines of the War on Terrorboth at home and in the Middle EastCaptain Robert McGovern is an extraordinary American with a remarkable and important story to tellone that every American needs to hear.