American history is replete with those who go from the military into government. Washington. Grant. Eisenhower. Rarer is the American who lays aside an office at home to man the proverbial foxhole. In 2000, Waunakee attorney Travis West - the middle-class son of a dad who was a cop and a mom who worked in a hospital - did just that. The story can be found in this Waunakee Tribune Profile: Travis West: This U.S. Ranger represents soldiers.