On March 18, 2003, I turned on Good Morning America while eating breakfast. Charles Gibson was interviewing General Earl Hailston, the commanding general of Marine Forces Central Command. The general was waiting with his troops just a few miles off the border of Iraq...waiting to go to war.
In October 2016, Simple Truths hosted the 212 Sweepstakes where we asked you, our readers, to nominate someone you know who has gone the extra degree. Jim T. from New Mexico nominated a man who has dedicated his life to the safety of others. Congratulations to our 212 Sweepstakes winner, Fire Chief James Maxon! Read on to learn more about this incredible leader and how he exemplifies the 212 mindset.