American Patriots Support and Endorse LTC. Allen West For Texas Governor!
Lt. Col. Allen West (R.) Lieutenant Colonel (Ret) Allen B. West is a Christian
constitutional conservative, combat veteran, and former member of the US
Congress. He is the third of four generations of military servicemen in his family.
During his 22- year career in the United States Army, Lieutenant Colonel 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 of 2010, Allen 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 NewsmaxTV Contributor, Senior Fellow of the Media Research Center,
and author of Guardian of the Republic: An American Ronin’s Journey to Family,
Faith and Freedom, Hold Texas, Hold the Nation: Victory or Death, and We Can
Overcome: An American Black Conservative Manifesto.
He is the former Executive Director of the National Center for Policy Analysis in
Dallas Texas, and a former Director of the Booker T. Washington Initiative
(BTWI) for the Texas Public Policy Foundation.
In July of 2020, Mr. West was elected Chairman of the Republican Party of
Texas by and overwhelming majority of State delegates.
West is an avid distance runner, a Master SCUBA diver, and in his spare time he
enjoys cheering his beloved Tennessee Volunteers.
Lt. Col. West is a former commissioned officer in the Texas State Guard. Lt. Col.
West is a legacy life member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, life member of the
American Legion, life member of the Association of the United States Army, the
Society of the First Infantry Division, 4th Infantry Division, and 101st Airborne
Division. He is Patriot Life Member (Benefactor) and Board of Directors member
of the National Rifle Association and Life Member (Benefactor) of the Texas
State Rifle Association. Lieutenant Colonel West is an inductee into the
University of Tennessee Army ROTC Hall of Fame. He is on the Board of
Advisors of Amegy Bank, Dallas Region. In 2016, Lt. Col. West was appointed by
Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick to the Texas Sunset Advisory Commission.
He is married to Dr. Angela Graham-West, a financial adviser, and they have two
daughters, Aubrey, a Board-certified Physician Assistant, and Austen, a nursing
assistant. He is also the proud grandfather of a grandson, Jaxton