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A Sense of Hope

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The Rev. F. Eric Wester is a chaplain and colonel in the U.S. Army, serves as senior military fellow at the Institute for National Security Ethics and Leadership, National Defense University at Fort McNair, and sits on the LIRS Board’s Program Committee. Eric shared with us his story of welcoming refugees fleeing war in Kosovo.

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