Richmond, VA – U.S. Senate Candidate Daniel Gade released his second ad, “Sacrifice”. The 30-second spot tells the story of the brave men and women who saved Gade’s life after his second wounding in Iraq, and how because of them he’s been able to compete in triathlons, teach at West Point and be a father to his three kids.

The ad will air in Washington DC, Richmond and Norfolk media markets.

Transcript:

I was bleeding out. The medics called a bunch of Sailors and Marines who didn’t know me to give blood. And they saved my life.

They didn’t ask if I was black, white, male, female, it didn’t matter. The only thing that mattered was that I was an American.

Because of them, I’ve been able to compete in triathlons, teach at West Point and be a father to my three kids.

Now I am running for United States Senate because I am not done fighting for my country or paying back the sacrifices those men and women made for me.

I’m Daniel Gade and I approve this message.

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Dr. Daniel Gade is a retired U.S. Army lieutenant colonel, professor, and public policy leader. During more than 25 years of military service, he was awarded the Legion of Merit, Bronze Star, and two Purple Hearts. Daniel graduated from West Point in 1997. He currently resides in Alexandria with his wife of 21 years, Wendy, and their three children.