Lt. Col. Allen West to Appear on ‘What’s The Buzz?’
Lieutenant Colonel Allen West will be the guest on today's edition of the 'What's the Buzz?' radio program, hosted by GOP Chairman Lenny Curry and Committeewoman Cindy Graves. The show airs every Thursday at 5pm on ABC 1320 WBOB, following Glenn Beck.
West retired after 20 years with the U.S. Army in 2004. He then returned to Afghanistan as an advisor to the Afghan army, an assignment he finished in November 2007.
During his Army career, Col. West was honored many times, earning a Bronze Star, three Meritorious Service Medals, three Army Commendation Medals (one with Valor), and a Valorous Unit Award. He received his valor award as a Captain in Desert Shield/Storm, was the US Army ROTC Instructor of the Year in 1993, and was a Distinguished Honor Graduate III Corps Assault School.
West is now running an uphill race for U.S. Congress in Florida's 22nd District as a Republican against incumbent Democratic Congressman Ron Klein. The district includes portions of Palm Beach and Broward Counties.
Today's program will feature a discussion of foreign and miliary affairs with a focus on the current situation in Iran, an area Col West is quite familiar with.
Listeners are invited to call in with questions to 904-854-1320.