Running toward the fire: What drives Rep. Cory Mills’s commitment to global rescue missions

Utilizing the cover of darkness, a rotary wing aircraft, and a small team of staffers, Rep. Cory Mills (R-FL) successfully rescued 10 Americans trapped in Haiti this week, marking his third rescue operation in the face of global crises.

The United States Army veteran said the need for the latest operation was brought to his attention by Rep. Lisa McClain (R-MI), who was contacted by constituents about a group of Americans working in Haiti with the “Have Faith” orphanage, who had no way to get out.

Rep. Cory Mills, R-Fla., speaks during a press conference with House Republicans and families of hostages being held in Gaza at the Capitol in Washington on Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2023. (AP Photo/Amanda Andrade-Rhoades)

“[These citizens] essentially were abandoned and left behind by the U.S. State
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