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by Retired LTC, Congressman Allen B. West – 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 keep us safe and free. Their courage under fire and unparalleled valor have made them admirable examples for every member of our armed services and true inspirations to all Americans.
I encourage you to join me in wishing the Marines a Happy 236th. I’m posting a message on my Facebook wall and hope you will do the same.
The second reason I am writing is that Veteran’s Day is tomorrow. And while some look at Veteran’s Day as a holiday or an extra day off, I think it’s important to remember those who have fought — and in many cases — lost their lives so we could be a free and safe country.
As you know I served in the Army. I’m proud of my service, but even more proud of the thousands who came before me and many who will serve in years to come.
I was recently honored to speak at a dinner honoring Rep. Buck McKeon, Chairman of the House Armed Services Committee, as he received the Center For Security Policy‘s Keeper Of The Flame Award. I won’t re-hash what I said here, but would encourage you to take a moment to watch this video and share it with your friends.
I hope you will take a moment this weekend to thank our veterans for all they have done.
Thank you again for all you do for our country.
Steadfast and loyal,
LTC(R) Allen B. West
Member of Congress
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Thanking ALL of our Armed Forces in every branch of the service, active, retired and Veterans. Thank you from the bottom of my heart. God bless you all.