Posted: Jan 16, 2020 12:01 AM
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A former soldier once refused to submit to UN authority at the expense of American sovereignty and it cost him dearly. The man’s name is former U.S. Army Specialist Michael New.
Michael New was a U.S. Army Soldier from Texas stationed in Germany with the 1st Battalion, 15th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Infantry Division. A patriotic young man who comes from a Christian family, New was homeschooled and grew up with a great love for America and its founding principles. It was only natural that Michael would join the military after high school. This he did and he was an excellent soldier, reaching the rank of Specialist (SPC) and having no disciplinary infractions until he took a stand for American sovereignty.
In 1995, Michael was ordered to go to Macedonia with his military unit, which he was happy to do. However, his conscience and oath to protect the Constitution of the United States forbade him from following the order to don the uniform appurtenances of the United Nations,