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re: ZeroEyes

  Two years ago I left active duty. I was a little lost, wandering up and down the west coast and seeking refuge in our great national parks. On some of the longer drives I would call old friends, seeking connection and a sense of normalcy amidst a global pandemic. It was in on one of those calls that I reconnected with a fellow Marine Mike Lowinger , and he told me about a tiny little start-up in Philadelphia. Crammed into a 500 sq ft office in the Pennovation Center, there was ZeroEyes . A group of veterans like me, trying to make a difference in the world. I didn't know how I could help or what I could do, but I jumped at the opportunity. An opportunity to continue to feel a sense of service to a country where I've been so lucky and fortunate to have been born in this lottery called life. And yet, gun violence in that same country has regretfully become ubiquitous, and considered a "cost of doing business" in school districts across its 50 states and in countless F