Allen West “We need more of our retired Senior General and Flag Officers to stand up and speak out against the decimation of our fine fighting force”

Written by Allen West on October 24, 2013 for allenbwest.com Cuts to the Marine Corps as mandated by sequestration are bringing the force to dangerously low levels. In 2011, the Marines announced they hoped to “right-size” the force after a decade of war from 202,000 to 186,800. But last month, Commandant General Jim Amos announced the Corps […]

Allen West “Who in God’s name will restore this Republic?”

Written by Allen West on October 24, 2013 At a time when our Army has only two trained and ready combat Brigades, and our US Marine Corps is about to lose additional combat infantry battalions, armor and towed artillery formations, we are yet reminded where the military priorities lie for President Obama: new hats for the Marines. […]

Allen West “Until America produces a president with resolve, who understands the history of this enemy, we shall not prevail”

Written by Allen West on October 23, 2013 Thirty years ago today, on an early Sunday morning, as our Marines slept soundly in their cots at Beirut International Airport, an Iranian terrorist smashed a truck filled with explosives into their barracks. According to witnesses, the blast was so enormous, it actually lifted the four-story building into the […]

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’s Legislative Low Down & Weekly Wrap Up

Dear Patriot, Greetings to our constituents, fellow Floridians, and all Americans.  Reflecting on the past week, I will tell you that Saturday morning got off to a very emotional and great start. My youngest daughter, Austen, was sworn-in as a United States Navy Sea Cadet, part of the USS Spruance Division in Fort Lauderdale. Our family was […]

Rep Allen West – Happy 236th Bday USMC & Remembering Our Veterans

by Retired LTC, Congressman Allen B. West – Florida Congressional District 22 Taken from Allen West for Congress E-Newsletter There are two reasons I am writing today. The first is that today is the 236th birthday of the United States Marine Corps. Since before the founding of our country, the Marines have valiantly served to […]

Fox News – SALUTE to Former USMC Bryan Teichman – Thank You

FOX NEWS SALUTES YOU AND SO DO I BRYAN TEICHMAN – all info taken directly from Fox News READ MORE AT: NYDAILYNEWS.COM Racing to rescue a helpless woman from the clutches of a would-be rapist, Bryan Teichman had just seconds Wednesday to decide whether he should start yelling – or revert to his Marine training […]