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 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. […]

Speaking To Seniors Oct 23 Rep Allen West “We did still issue bayonets” Read More

STUART, Fla. — Rep. Allen West (R-Fla.) knows a thing or two about how the U.S. military uses bayonets, because he sent soldiers into battle with them in Iraq. Speaking to about 100 senior citizens Tuesday afternoon in this golfing and retirement community, West joined legions of conservatives and Republicans criticizing President Obama’s performance during Monday night’s presidential […]

Rep. Allen West “God Bless America” and Meeting Jake – The Patriots Press LLC Video

[youtube=] Published on Sep 27, 2012 by ThePatriotsPressLLC Jake is the grandson of an old line Quartermaster in the USN…an anchor-clanker of the first water and a Vung Tau RVN veteran. Excellent forum and Jake will never forget this.  Jake stands well and looks like he’d make a “hand” in the USMC !  Semper Fi…Jake and Long Tom. […]

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 asks “Does anyone remember the two Soldiers from the 101st Airborne Division who were beheaded and gutted in Iraq?”

Via an exclusive email to The Weekly Standard by Daniel Halper Rep. Allen West (R-Fla.), a former Army lieutenant colonel, sends THE WEEKLY STANDARD an email commenting on the Marines’ video, and has given us permission to publish it. “I have sat back and assessed the incident with the video of our Marines urinating on Taliban corpses. I […]

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 […]