Lt. Col. Allen West To Visit Morning Pointe Veterans Next Monday

Tuesday, October 10, 2017
Lt. Col. Allen West
Lt. Col. Allen West

Morning Pointe Senior Living invites the public to salute our veterans with special guest Lt. Col. Allen West at Morning Pointe of Chattanooga at Shallowford, 7719 Shallowford Road, with Q&A, photo opportunities and a reception on Monday, at 10:30 a.m. The event is free and open to the public.



Col. Allen West was born and raised in Atlanta, in the same neighborhood where Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. once preached. He is the third of four generations of military servicemen in his family.


During his 22-year career in the United States Army, Lt. Col. West served in several combat zones and received many honors including a Bronze Star, three Meritorious Service Medals, three Army Commendation Medals, one with Valor device, and a Valorous Unit Award. In 1993, he was named the US Army ROTC Instructor of the Year.


In November 2010, Lt. Col. West was elected to the United States Congress, representing Florida's 22nd District. As a member of the 112th Congress, he sat on the Small Business and Armed Services Committees and was instrumental in passage of the 2011 and 2012 National Defense Authorization Acts.


He is a Fox News contributor, contributing columnist for, and author of Guardian of the Republic: An American Ronin's Journey to Family, Faith and Freedom. He is the former executive director of the National Center for Policy Analysis in Dallas, Texas.


An avid supporter of veterans, Lt. Col. West is a legacy life member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, life member of the Association of the United States Army and the Society of the First Infantry Division, life member and is a Board of Directors member of the National Rifle Association. Lieutenant Colonel West is an inductee into the University of Tennessee Army ROTC Hall of Fame.


Lt. Col. West believes it will be principled constitutional conservative policies, not politics, which secures a sound economic future for Americans - with growth, opportunity and returning the promise of the American dream for this generation and those to come.


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