'We won't replace our founding principles. We will reapply them.'

1. PAUL RYAN, after accepting Mitt Romney's offer to be the Republican nominee for Vice President

'Her support keeps me Army strong.'

2. TAMMY SMITH, U.S. Army brigadier general, who became the U.S. military's first openly gay flag officer as she had her wife Tracey Hepner pin the star on her uniform

'We had been chanting, "Down, down with military rule." Today it came true.'

3. SHADY EL-GHAZALY HARB, liberal Egyptian political activist, after President Mohamed Morsy forced the country's military chiefs to retire and nullified a military declaration that had...

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