March 18, 2018

Mark Osmack Is Running for Congress, and You Should Take Him Seriously

Riverfront Times by Sarah Fenske, March 5, 2018 Mark Osmack is the kind of candidate that Democratic strategists dream of: a guy with blue-collar roots (lived in a double-wide as a kid), an Army veteran who did two tours in Afghanistan, a St. Louis County native who just so happened to grow up in a district that is suddenly, and decidedly, …

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March 18, 2018

Mark Osmack’s Gonna be a Contender

Show Me Progress Aug. 19, 2017 Osmack is a fluent and graceful speaker. Without once mentioning that he was awarded a bronze star, he was able to convey the importance of his two combat tours in Afghanistan. What he focused on when he spoke about his time in the military, was the importance of stepping up and accepting the challenges …

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March 18, 2018

The Afghan Diaries: Where Lightning Treads Softly

TIME Magazine By Nate Rawlings / Kandahar Saturday, Jan. 15, 2011 A concrete tablet at the entrance to the only permanent building at Checkpoint 8-1 identifies the structure as a Hamam, a Turkish bathhouse, built by the U.N. Development program in 2004. At the top of the stairs, taped to the building’s aluminum door, is another sign, a laminated piece …

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