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Doug Truax on Homeland Security

 


Learned about duty, honor and country at West Point

Raised in a small town in New Mexico close to the Mexican border, he set his sights on the United States Military Academy at West Point and succeeded in getting appointed. He learned about duty, honor and country at West Point and went on to graduate from U.S. Army Ranger School, the toughest leadership course in the U.S. military.

He began a successful private sector career as a rising manager who aspired once again for the American dream--starting his own business. Doug beat the odds by launching his business just before a recession devastated the economy...and succeeded. Today, he is co-owner and managing partner of Oak Brook-based Veritas Risk Services, LLC, a strategic risk consulting firm that empowers employers in controlling their healthcare costs, benefits, retirement plans and business risk.

Source: 2014 Senate campaign website, dougtruax.com, "Meet Doug" , Oct 9, 2013

Ok to interrogate jihadists using any means necessary

On Teri O'Brien's radio show, Republican candidate Doug Truax confirmed that he will push for a debate with US Senator Dick Durbin before next November. Among a number of issues with which he disagrees with Durbin, Truax, a West Point grad, said the military should be allowed to interrogate jihadists and not be restricted from using means necessary to protect American lives.
Source: Illinois Review on 2014 Illinois Senate debate , Oct 6, 2013

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