Honoring Our Fallen – Rep Allen West

Rep Allen West: Dear Friend, Memorial Day is a time to remember that we are the land of the free because we are the home of the brave. Today, I had the honor of speaking at services honoring our fallen heroes in Stuart, Tequesta, and Port St. Lucie. I hope you will take the time […]

Rep Allen West’s emotional appeal key to defense bill’s passage (Sun Sentinel)

By William E. Gibson WASHINGTON — With passionate prodding from South Florida Congressman Allen West, the U.S. House passed a $642 billion defense bill on Friday that would limit President Barack Obama’s plans to reduce the number of American troops and wind down the war in Afghanistan. West, a former Army commander in Iraq and […]

Rep Allen West introduces Limited End Strength Reduction Act

Legislation assures military drawdown is safe and responsible  (WASHINGTON)— Congressman Allen West (R-FL) today introduced the Limited End Strength Reduction Act of 2012, ensuring our Army and Marine Corps have the financial resources they need for a responsible drawdown in Afghanistan, while continuing to meet our National Security objectives. The bill slows the pace of the President’s […]

Rep Allen West on Iran “We are running out of time”

(WASHINGTON) — Congressman Allen West (R-FL) released this statement today: “I have grave concern today that President Barack Obama and his Administration are continuing to jeopardize the safety and security of Israel, by saying one thing while doing another, when it comes to standing by the United States’ one true ally in the Middle East. President […]

Rep Allen West – Supporting Our Troops

There he goes again. President Obama has decided he needs to cut the budget.  But he’s trying to do it on the backs of our brave men and women in uniform. More than ever it is critical that I run an effective campaign to help fight for our values. Here are the facts.  The Administration […]

VIDEO – Rep Allen West “The Impact of Military Cuts”

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nNiwYuY-zHA] “The Military is here to defend us, not carry our debt”   From: AllenWestFL  | Mar 1, 2012 Rep. West interviews with Fox News Greta Van Susteren 2/29/12 Related articles Rep Allen West’s Legislative Low Down & Weekly Wrap Up (allenwestrepublic.wordpress.com) Rep. Allen West Says Defense Cuts Would Send ‘Horrible Message’ (allenwestrepublic.wordpress.com) Rep Allen West: Cutting Spending While […]

Why Does the Left Despise Valor? by Kevin McCullough

by Kevin McCullough for TownHall There is a pretty reliable predictor in America today. If someone says something nice about our military, the need to support them, or show demonstrative appreciation for them outright–that person is likely a person of the political and theological right. I’m not sure why that’s the case, but it is […]

Rep Allen West – Introduces H.R.1142 – Global Combat Zone Recognition Act

H.R.1142 – Global Combat Zone Recognition Act Sponsor: Rep Allen West (FL)  CoSponsors: Reps Renee Elmers, Tim Griffin, Peter King, Larry Kissell, Kathy McMorris Rodgers, Sue Myrick, Richard Nugent, Dennis Ross, Steve Stivers, Lynn Westmoreland, Frank Wolf and Todd Young: To amend title 10, United States Code, to ensure the equitable treatment of members of the […]

Why the US-Israel relationship is unique and critical – By Rep Allen West – Op-Ed

Today, the bonds between America and Israel are stronger than ever, yet they have never been more threatened. The history of the Jewish people in the land of Israel stems back more than 3,000 years, unbowed by the sequential rise and fall of the Assyrians, Babylonians, Persians, Greeks, Maccabeans, Romans, Byzantines, Arabs, Egyptians, Crusaders, Mamelukes and Turks. […]

Vietnam Veteran Edward Ayers 3 purple hearts as well as the Republic of Vietnam Service Medal

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cBUZUk2bupA&feature=player_embedded] Uploaded by Thesharktank1 on Jan 12, 2012  Produced by Shark Tank Media, LLC By Javier Manjarres Prior to the beginning of Congressman Allen West’s monthly townhall meeting in Fort Lauderdale FL, West presented to Vietnam veteran Edward Ayers all of the service medals that he had originally received while serving in Vietnam but then lost.  The medals included […]

Exclusive Interview with Congressman Allen West – “Iran’s threats not empty”

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=984CQsXU-bk&feature=player_embedded] video uploaded by Shark Tank1 – Javier Manjarres President Obama’s recent decision to drastically cut future military spending puts the United States in a weakened position vis-a-vis despot regimes and terrorist organizations who are always looking for gratuitous opportunities to attack U.S. interests, according to Congressman Allen West.  West says that “there is a […]

Congressman Allen West speaks up about Obama, Boehner on Military and pathetic policies – Audio

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=g-cO3PNtDXs] Uploaded by WMALNews on Jan 6, 2012  “Congressman Allen West (R-FL) spoke to the Morning Majority about the current tensions between Republicans in Congress, specifically with Speaker John Boehner.” WASHINGTON — Republican Florida Congressman Allen West had plenty of fire power to blast both his own House leadership and President Obama in a far-ranging interview Friday on […]

Obama’s Defense Drawdown – Op-Ed by Congressman Allen West

by Congressman Allen West – via Facebook Mr. President, when will you learn? The military cannot continue to be the billpayer for fiscal irresponsibility. what’s driving 62 % of America’s debt is mandatory spending programs. We don’t need a repeat of task force smith! Read this op-ed for more info: Wall Street Journal Editorial Obama’s […]