Morning Pointe Senior Living invites you to salute our veterans with special guest Lt. Col. Allen West on October 16, at 10:30 a.m., at Morning Pointe of Chattanooga at Shallowford, located at 7719 Shallowford Rd. in Chattanooga, followed by photo opportunities and a coffee reception. The event is free and open to the public.

Lt. Col. Allen West was born and raised in Atlanta, Georgia, 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.

West holds a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Tennessee as well as two Masters degrees, one from Kansas State University and another from the US Army Command and General Staff Officers College.

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.

Morning Pointe is the region’s choice for assisted living and Alzheimer’s memory care, with five locations serving Chattanooga, Collegedale and Hixson. For more information, call (423) 296-0097.

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Event Location:
Morning Pointe of Chattanooga at Shallowford
7719 Shallowford Rd.
Chattanooga, TN 37421
(423) 296-0097