Richard Ojeda joins me to discuss how he found his passion for politics and serving others while building a platform of support for veterans. Listen in as Richard and I explore what political Adversity looks like, how to deal with a loss while planning for a successful future, and the profound lessons he learned after experiencing a physical assault during a campaign outing.
Retired Major Richard Ojeda II is a West Virginian veteran, and educator. After graduation from Logan High School in 1988, he enlisted in the US Army and was trained as an engineer where he served in the only Airborne Bridge Unit in the world. A steadfast soldier and warrior academic, Ojeda graduated and received his commission to the rank of 2nd Lieutenant from West Virginia State College as a commissioned Engineering Officer in 1997 with orders to serve at Fort Bragg, North Carolina. Richard is an American politician who served in the West Virginia Senate representing the 7th district from 2016 until 2019.
You can connect with Richard via his website: https://voteojeda.com/