[EDITOR’S UPDATE: We just received word today, March 20, 2019, that Sgt. Miller will be released on May 20, 2019. Please read about the others still needing your help below.]
Regular readers will note that we have presented a number of posts about soldiers who have been jailed during the commission of duty or have received unduly harsh sentences. You can read about Clint Lorance, Matthew Golsteyn, Michael Giles, Anthony Benavides . . . and now you can add to that list: Derrick Miller.
Once again, we are punishing our soldiers for fighting the enemy. We have the Gitmo 5 as part of “peace” negotiations while our men sit imprisoned.Derrick Miller Briefing Sheet
Let us do what we can to get our warriors released and back home!
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 November of 2010, Allen was elected to the United States Congress, representing Florida’s 22nd District.
West is a commissioned officer in the Texas State Guard. He’s Fox News Contributor, former Director of the Booker T. Washington Initiative at the Texas Public Policy Foundation, Senior Fellow at the Media Research Center, contributing columnist for Townhall.com, and author of Guardian of the Republic: An American Ronin’s Journey to Family, Faith and Freedom, and, Hold Texas, Hold the Nation: Victory or Death, and the forthcoming We Can Overcome.