When 13-year-old Amy McGrath wrote her congressman to say her dream was to fly fighter jets, he told her women can’t serve in combat. Eighty-nine missions in places like Iraq and Afghanistan later, the now retired U.S. Marine Lt. Colonel has a new mission: winning a race for Congress in Kentucky.

This very well may be the most compelling campaign ad we have ever seen. Learn more about Amy and her campaign here.

Lead image courtesy of Mark Nickolas 

UPDATE 8.22.17

See Amy’s just-released, second campaign video here, which is equally as powerful as her first.

Amy McGrath