U.S. Marine veteran who had plans to become a police officer in America has died fighting in Ukraine  

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Willy Joseph Cancel, a U.S. citizen and Marine Corps veteran, has died fighting in Ukraine.

 

Widow Brittany Cancel commented to Fox News that,

“My husband did die in Ukraine.

He went there wanting to help people, he had always felt that that was his main mission in life.

My husband was very brave and a hero.

I did not expect to be a widow at 23 years old or for our son to be without a father.

All I want is for him to come home, and to give him the proper burial he deserves.”

 

 

Cancel continued that,

“Prior to wanting to help the effort in Ukraine, he was a detention officer in Kentucky.

He had dreams and aspirations of being a police officer or joining FDNY.

Naturally when he found out about what was happening in Ukraine he was eager to volunteer.”

Willy Joseph Cancel joined the Marines and served from 2017-2021.

He was stationed at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, and served as a rifleman.

Cancel was then hired by a private military contracting company in addition to working full-time as a corrections officer in Kentucky.

When the war started, the contracting company requested volunteers to go to Ukraine and assist and Cancel decided to go.

 

 

Rebecca Cabrera, Cancel’s mother remarked:

“He wanted to go over because he believed in what Ukraine was fighting for, and he wanted to be a part of it to contain it there so it didn’t come here, and that maybe our American soldiers wouldn’t have to be involved in it.

They haven’t found his body.

They are trying, the men that were with him, but it was either grab his body or get killed, but we would love for him to come back to us.”

 

 

The State Department has not confirmed Cancel’s death.

They have stated that they are aware of the intelligence and are monitoring the situation but won’t comment due to privacy issues.

A U.S. State Department official stated:

“We once again reiterate U.S. citizens should not travel to Ukraine due to the active armed conflict and the singling out of U.S. citizens in Ukraine by Russian government security officials, and that U.S. citizens in Ukraine should depart immediately if it is safe to do so using any commercial or other privately available ground transportation options.”

The Marine Veteran leaves behind his wife Brittany and his 7-month-old son.

At this time, Cancel is said to be the first U.S. citizen to die fighting while in Ukraine.

 

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Are we officially going boots on the ground and launching WWIII? Biden tells troops “what they’ll see while in Ukraine”

RZESZOW, POLAND – President Biden addressed American troops stationed in Poland, reminding them of what they will see while in Ukraine.

Regardless of his promise not to send American troops to the war-torn country, Biden fumbled and alluded to adding more to support the ongoing conflict.

He said,

“What’s at stake, not just that what we’re doing here in Ukraine to try to help the Ukrainian people and keep the massacre from continuing.

Beyond that, what is at stake, is what are your kids and grandkids going to look like in terms of their freedom.

What you’re engaged in is much more than just whether or not you can alleviate the pain and suffering of the people of Ukraine.

We’re in a new phase, your generation, we’re in an inflection point.

You’re in the midst of a fight between democracies and oligarchs.”

Biden’s remarks to a small assembly of soldiers from the 82nd Airborne Division are raising concern that he is rescinding his promise not to send additional troops to join the fight against Russia.

 

 

 

He added,

“You’re going to see, when you’re there, and some of you have been there, you’re going to see women, young people, standing in front of a damn tank just saying.

‘I’m not leaving, I’m holding my ground.

They’re incredible.”

While Biden expressed his gratitude to the troops present, he added that their service was “consequential” to the future of democracy.

 

 

 

He did note that he had no reservations about deploying an additional 12,000 troops to the Eastern flank of NATO. Already there are 100,000 American troops in Europe supporting the mission.

He told those in attendance,

“Fundamental change takes place, the world ain’t going to be the same, not because of Ukraine, but we are not going to be the same 10-15 years from now in terms of our organizational structures.

The White House addressed the comments made by President Biden and said that more troops will not be deployed to support the efforts in Ukraine regardless of the President’s comments suggesting otherwise.

A spokesperson for the White House said,

“The president has been clear we are not sending U.S. troops to Ukraine and there is no change in that position.”

These comments came after the President recently approved almost $1 billion in aid to be sent to Ukraine.

 

 

 

Fox news stated that,

“The new aid package includes 800 Stinger anti-aircraft systems, 2,000 Javelins, 1,000 light anti-armor weapons, 6,000 AT-4 anti-armor systems, 100 unmanned drones, 100 grenade launchers, 5,000 rifles, 1,000 pistols, 400 machine guns, 400 shotguns, more than 20 million rounds of small arms ammunition and grenade launcher and mortar rounds, 25,000 sets of body armor and 25,000 helmets.”

In addition to this hefty aid package, the President has pledged support for Ukrainian refugees.

 

The United States will take approximately 100,000 Ukrainian refugees. There are nearly 3.6 million refugees seeking assistance.

 

 

President Biden commented that,

“We understand that, because we have at our southern border thousands of people a day literally not figuratively trying to get into the US.”

This adds to the already unsustainable crisis at the southern border.

 

Fox news stated that,

“The new aid package includes 800 Stinger anti-aircraft systems, 2,000 Javelins, 1,000 light anti-armor weapons, 6,000 AT-4 anti-armor systems, 100 unmanned drones, 100 grenade launchers, 5,000 rifles, 1,000 pistols, 400 machine guns, 400 shotguns, more than 20 million rounds of small arms ammunition and grenade launcher and mortar rounds, 25,000 sets of body armor and 25,000 helmets.”

In addition to this hefty aid package, the President has pledged support for Ukrainian refugees.

The United States will take approximately 100,000 Ukrainian refugees. There are nearly 3.6 million refugees seeking assistance.

President Biden commented that,

“We understand that, because we have at our southern border thousands of people a day literally not figuratively trying to get into the US.”

This adds to the already unsustainable crisis at the southern border.

 

 

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