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VoteVets PAC Endorses Aaron Scheinberg for Congress

HEDGESVILLE, WV - VoteVets is today endorsing Aaron Scheinberg in his campaign for Congress.

 

“What can you say about Aaron Scheinberg? A guy who led 20 men in combat in the Triangle of Death in Iraq is a guy who won’t shy away from battles in Congress,” said Jon Soltz, Iraq War Veteran and Chair of VoteVets. “Aaron is also a guy who doesn’t forget where he came from.  Upon returning from Iraq, he could have done anything, but chose to lead a new non-profit to help his fellow troops, helping them reintegrate into civilian life.  This is a man who lives to serve. That’s the kind of person the people of West Virginia can be proud of.”

 

According to his bio, Aaron graduated from West Point in 2003 with degrees in Engineering and Arabic, and deployed to Iraq as a Platoon Leader with the 4th Infantry Division in 2005. In Iraq, Aaron led a platoon of 20 men into combat in the “Triangle of Death” region before being promoted to Civil Affairs Officer. In this role, he managed development of a 200,000 person city in Haswah, Iraq, building schools, roads, water purification units, electricity grids, computer labs, and a technical institute out of a former weapons plant.

 

After returning home, Aaron studied business and worked in the private sector before continuing his service helping build and lead The Mission Continues, a national veterans nonprofit. There, he helped thousands of veterans reintegrate to civilian life by leading community development projects in 40 locations across the country.

 

Founded in 2006, the mission of VoteVets.org Political Action Committee is to elect Veterans to public office, with a focus on Iraq and Afghanistan veterans, and hold public officials accountable for their words and actions that impact America's 21st century troops and veterans. Though VoteVets.org PAC is non-partisan, candidates it backs must support VoteVets.org's core mission and beliefs.