Allen West “Semper Fidelis to those who fought and died on Iwo Jima”

Written by Allen West February 19th is a day few Americans are thinking about as one of significance. However, for a few remaining warriors, it is a day they shall never forget. Sixty-nine years ago, US Marines hit the volcanic beaches of an island in the Pacific called Iwo Jima. It was part of a month-long […]

Allen West “American military history remembers its great Airborne units”

Written by Allen West on October 22, 2013 Two hundred and sixteen years ago on this day, in 1797, a Frenchman named Andrew Garnerin became the first person known to jump with a frame-less parachute. Interestingly, the first female parachutist was his student Jeanne Geneviève Labrosse, who later became his wife. Little did Garnerin know he would […]

Allen West: Washington Times Op-Ed “Out of the Foxhole: Obama’s military contempt”

  Obama’s military contempt: The outrageous treatment of Clint Lorance Monday, October 14, 2013 – Allen West: Out of the Foxhole by Allen B. West for The Washington Times WASHINGTON, October 14, 2013 – If the fact that the Obama Administration has blocked aging veterans from visiting the World War II memorial and denied death gratuity benefits for […]

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Allen West “I am beyond Angry! This can no longer be tolerated”

by Allen West via Facbook Reprehensible and disgusting. Two black male teenagers are being sought in the beating death of 88-year-old Delbert Benton. Mr. Benton was an Army WW II veteran who survived combat during the bloody Battle of Okinawa. This must end! I have yet to hear a peep out of Head of NAACP Ben […]

Allen West Weekly Wrap Up via Next Generation TV 6/7/13

When ‘Freedom’s Flame’ Burned Bright A brief history of the battles of Midway and D-Day This week the Center for Security Policy honored me with its 2013 “Freedom’s Flame” award — two years after giving me the greater honor of delivering a short tribute to House Armed Services Committee Chairman Buck McKeon as the “Keeper of the […]

Allen West : The Lessons of History – National Review Online

by Allen West via National Review Online Those who fail to learn from history are doomed to repeat it.” — George Santayana We should study history not just to memorize dates and places but to analyze trends. I see our country once again following a particular disturbing trend at a critical time when we should […]

Congressman Allen West’s Final Weekly Wrap-Up

Dear Patriot, Greetings to our constituents, fellow Floridians, and indeed all Americans, it is time to prepare our weekly update for dissemination. Today is the 71st Anniversary of the attack on US Naval Base, Pearl Harbor which truly marked our entry into World War II. I can still remember my dad sharing with me his feeling […]

Rep. Allen West Statement on Anniversary of Attack on Pearl Harbor

(WASHINGTON)—Congressman Allen West (R-FL) released this statement today regarding the anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor: “One quiet Sunday morning 71 years ago, a brazen and surprise attack on our shores shocked and galvanized our nation more forcefully than any other single event had ever done.  More than 2,400 Americans were killed and more […]

Rep Allen West released this statement after his sponsored bill, the National Security and Jobs Protection Act, passed

West Sequestration Bill Passes House of Representatives  (WASHINGTON) — Congressman Allen West (R-FL) released this statement tonight after his sponsored bill, the National Security and Jobs Protection Act, passed the House of Representatives Thursday with a 223- 196 vote. “The National Security and Jobs Protection Act requires the President of the United States to submit an […]

Rep. Allen West Introduces National Security and Jobs Protection Act

With sequestration looming, bill encourages bipartisan cooperation (WASHINGTON) — Congressman Allen West (R-FL) released this statement after introducing the National Security and Jobs Protection Act, to be debated in the House of Representatives Thursday: “In just over 100 days, automatic across-the-board cuts will take effect, substantially reducing funding for national defense and essential domestic programs by […]

Rep. Allen West served his country in Afghanistan,now he’s battling on very different front lines: Congress.

GOP Florida Rep. Allen West served his country in Afghanistan, but now he’s battling on very different front lines: Congress.    Elisabeth Meinecke  Townhall Magazine Managing Editor From Townhall Magazine’s June feature, “Allen West: The New Face of American Black Leadership,” by Katie Pavlich: “I’m living the American dream,” GOP Florida Rep. Allen West tells Townhall […]

Contagious Transformation Welcomes Rep Allen West 1/23/12 5:05 PM EST Don’t Miss It!

Congressman Allen West (Rep) (FL) is hosting a Forum about Black Conservatism, to be moderated by Star Parker. The Conservative Black Forum will discuss issues regarding unemployment in the black community, conservative values, and the social disparity in urban communities.  The forum will be an intimate and in-depth dialogue on the black conservative voice in the United States. What:  […]

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 […]

VIDEO WRAP UP – Congressman Allen West – 12/16/11

Uploaded by AllenWestFL on Dec 16, 2011 Congressman West delivers his weekly address from his Congressional office in Washington, DC [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bfXkBr4tjYc&feature=uploademail] Congressman Allen West proudly and humbly serves the constituents of Florida’s 22nd district, encompassing parts of beautiful Broward and Palm Beach Counties along South Florida’s coastline.  Born and raised in the inner city of Atlanta, […]

Rep Allen West Votes for Fiscal Restraint and Smart Spending – Statement

(WASHINGTON)—Congressman Allen West (R-FL) released this statement today after supporting H.R. 2055, the Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2012, passing the House of Representatives with a bipartisan vote of 296- 121. “The dialog in our Nation’s Capital has changed today as fiscal responsibility has begun to be restored. The free spending […]

South Florida WWII veterans honored with free trip to Washington – Rep Allen West

By Lori Milani  Palm Beach Post Staff Writer WASHINGTON — “This is something spectacular,” said Frank Calzaretta, a World War II veteran from Delray Beach, sitting in his wheelchair under the Pacific arch of the World War II Memorial and staring at the fountains and granite pillars before him. Although not new to the nation’s […]