Wenstrup: Baseball aside, we’re all playing for the same team

Wenstrup: Baseball aside, we’re all playing for the same team
June 16, 2017 No Comments cnn admin

( CNN) I never expected a baseball field in America to feel like being back in a combat area, but Wednesday morning it did.

For months, groupings of all my fellow members and I have been heading toward Alexandria early in the morning before work to practice for the philanthropy baseball game that Democrats and Republican have participated in since 1909.

I was drawing on my batting gauntlets and heading to the batting cages along the first base route when I sounded the fracture of a rifle shooting. I diverted — only to examine my Mississippi colleague and fellow Iraq War veteran Trent Kelly yell, “shooter! ”