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Hi I'm Jeremy

I am a combat veteran and humanitarian aid Soldier committed to defending my country and my family. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am an American Soldier. I have endured multiple deployments to Afghanistan and served my country as a dedicated serviceman. I am also a dad, a husband, a son, and a brother. I have a feirce sense of loyalty to my family and my country.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a sixth generation Mormon member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. My third great grandfather, Solomon and his brother Levi Ward, joined the church in Ohio after the conversion and baptism of Pastor Sidney Rigdon by an early missionary of the church, Parley P. Pratt. This was in 1830 and shortly after, Solomon and Levi's father, Thomas, was baptised and joined the church. The boys took their families and began the movement west with many other Mormons. Why am I still a Mormon? My family has known the meaning of hard work, sacrifice, service, duty and happiness for generations. We have been prominant and dedicated members of society and have given to our communities our very best. I am now married to my high school sweetheart and have children of my own. I want my posterity to enjoy the same happiness and satisfaction that I have enjoyed. I know that the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints provides the doctrines, taught by the Savior himself, that lead a family to an eternity of joy and happiness.

How I live my faith

I continue to learn the differences between right and wrong and live my faith one choice at a time. Our Heavenly Father has given us our agency and allowed us the freedom to choose "liberty and eternal life" or "captivity and death" 2 Nephi 227. I choose the pathways that will lead to lasting happiness ones that will ultimately bring consequences of joy. I strive to obey the commandments of God and am quick to ask for His forgiveness when I fall short. I draw my strength from prayer and the teachings of Christ as recorded by modern day prophets and prophets of old. I remember the sacrifices that my fathers have made for me and I am committed to upholding those sacrifices for generations to come.