Take Texas Back


State Representative

District 44



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September 25, 2023

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About Me

I served in the U.S. Marines for thirty-one years in both the Enlisted and Officer ranks. I enlisted in 1981; and graduated from Parris Island MCRD and Infantry Training School at Camp Geiger. My first assignment in the Fleet Marine Force was with the 2nd Battalion 8th Marines "America's Regiment". Later, I tested for the 2nd Force Reconnaissance Company and served in Force Recon between 1982 to 1988.

In 1986, I was reassigned to Washington, DC to liaison between Counterintelligence Teams, and Force Recon; until 1988 when the Counterintelligence folded me into their herd and trained me to be a Counterintelligence Specialist.

I graduated class of '88 from George Mason University, in their "Interdisciplinary Studies" with a BA in Government, and a BA in Macroeconomics. At George Mason University, I served as Speaker for the newly formed Young Republicans chapter.

In 1991, I received my commission, after graduating from Marine Corps Officer Candidate School, Quantico. In addition to The Basic School, I graduated from Marine Corps Infantry Officer Course before returning to Marine Counterintelligence.

In 1996; I graduated from the Defense University War College, Fort McNair with a Masters of Strategic Intelligence. While stationed aboard; I studied at the Saint Andrews University "Counter Intelligence, Antiterrorism and Counterterrorism Courses". On several occasions the Marine Corps loaned me to the Department of States’ Diplomatic Corps, and Foreign Services, and to the Drug Enforcement Administration.

In 2000; I graduated from Yale Law School, and in 2003 I graduated from the MacMillan Institute of Sociology Behavioral Science "Politics Religion and Society" at Yale University.

I have deployed to almost every conflict the United States has been involved in since 1982. From Beirut, Lebanon to the Global War on Terrorism; with Duty Stations include Scotland, UK, Kuwait, Abu Dhabi, UAE, and Eastern Europe.

Among the Political campaigns I have worked on; U.S. Senator John Warner of Virginia, U.S. Senator Paul Trible of Virginia, Governor George Allen, and Gov. Jim Webb of Virginia. U.S. House Representative Randy Forbes of Virginia. Donald J. Trump campaign 2016. Governor Greg Abbott of Texas, Texas Senator Peter Flores Special election, and candidate for U.S. House of Representative LtCol. Raul Reyes, Jr. of Texas. Recently, I worked for Texas Senator Don Huffines for Texas Governor, and Lt Col. Raul Reyes, Jr. for Texas Senator, Senate District 24.

From 2014 to 2018, I consulted for the World Economic Symposium, and Kilpatrict, Patrick and Patrickson, P.C.; of Washington, DC on Post War Economic Development, Constitutional Issues, and Border Development and Security.

Additional campaigns include; helping Homeless Veterans in San Antonio Texas, Don’t Move The Cenotaph, Save the Alamo, Open Carry and 2A, Protect Texas Monuments and Texas History, Open Texas, and Secure the Texas Border.

What I value the most is our God-given Rights, Freedoms, and Liberties; derived from God, and illustrated in the Constitution of the United States, and the Texas Constitution.

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