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Veteran spotlight: Marine Sgt Nicholas Tucker
As part of my continuing efforts to honor veterans, I recently interviewed Marine Sgt Nicholas Tucker.
Tucker served in several deployments with the Marine Corps, deploying to various parts of the world.
Where were you born? (And/or what was your hometown?)
Born in Aurora, CO.
Grew up in TX and Northern Colorado. I consider Greeley, CO (I entered service here) my hometown.
When did you serve and where? Also rank attained.
2002-2006 (Active- Obtained E-5) Involuntarily Recalled in 2007.
Operation Iraqi Freedom II and III.
Indonesia Tsunami Relief Effort.
I was a MEU Marine - 15th MEU BLT 1/1.
3rd Amphibious Assault BN, 1st MAR DIV.
Who was your childhood hero?
My Dad - Vietnam Marine.
Passed away while I was in Schools BN - Got that Red Cross letter no one wanted to get from home.
What made you want to join up?
An innate sense of serving something bigger than myself, the challenge, and my Dad telling me "not to" join.
Tell us some of the big lessons you learned from serving.
If you do it right, you learn more about yourself than anything. Your physical/mental limits, tolerance for evil ignorance, faith in humanity, and a bigger driving force than all of us.
Regardless of how much divisive propaganda the media can pump out, I learn that skin color is only an illusion and that Humanity is best served united. (No wonder all of the divisive programming we see from every angle.)
What was your most harrowing experience, that you’re willing to share?
Driving over a culvert with a dozen or more 155 rounds daisy-chained together and watching the det cord fail before detonation.
"Jesus take the wheel."
I was lucky... We suffered very few casualties during our operations in and around Baghdad International Airport, even after averaging around 500 miles of road time/week on average.
We primarily were QRF and participated in several HVT Raids.
What do you wish those who have never served better understood?
I wish they understood that 99% of the 100% Volunteer service members are PATRIOTS, driven by something bigger than themselves. They don't crave violence, the thrill, no... They crave an end to the business as normal that our old tired, corrupted structures of government have provided.
They are selfless, fighters of freedom and they don't ask for anything in return. Society has diluted this message because they want to demonize the Veteran, make them out as war-hungry alcoholics with PTSD and Semper Fi bumper stickers. I've been in the civilian business sector at a high level for over 10 years now and can tell you the smartest people I ever met were farm kids from Kansas, poor 17-year-olds that grew up in the Bronx half-starving. And I'd still take a fireteam of warrior-spirited humans with me over an overly educated/indoctrinated individual.
Are there any service members that you know, or served with, that you’d like to honor their sacrifice by naming?
I'd like to honor every veteran that was targeted with opiates by our VA, and other "Medical practitioners," who knowingly maimed, injured, or provided an easy road of long-term dependence on a nasty drug.
What piece of foreign or domestic policy frustrates you to no end?
The Global Military Industrial Complex (Dying thank god) and its long-standing addiction to war, ground occupation which turns to human slavery/trafficking (UN/NATO) and making the same people rich for the last 120 years all while gutting our middle class and targeting our warriors with poison.
What do you wish for the country?
Humanity has a common enemy. An ancient enemy, bonded by bloodlines and blackmail. They own our Media, Central Banks (1871 US Constitution subverted), Fed Reserve, Vatican and can be found in the highest towers of our current society that has been inverted to match their satanic agenda.
We have one shot at this. They FEAR a UNITED HUMANITY so they keep us distracted with Politics (R v D), Race, Religion, Vaccination Status (a new one they are proud of).
We outnumber them 10000/1 and they know that.
Let's Finish this. God wins.
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