WASHINGTON DC, MAY 28, 2014 – The Allen West Guardian Fund has officially endorsed Marine Colonel Larry Kaifesh for United States Congress in Ilinois’ 8th Congressional District. The Kaifesh campaign received a check for $5000 at a meet and greet luncheon held at the Capitol Hill Club in Washington D.C.
The Fund was established in January of 2013 as a Political Action Committee (PAC) to support conservative military veteran and minority Republicans running for state and federal office.
Colonel Larry Kaifesh has spent the majority of the last 23 years serving the nation in the United States Marine Corps as an Infantry Officer. Since the September 11 terrorist attacks, Larry has deployed five different times to Iraq and Afghanistan – leading Marines, Sailors and coalition partners against those who wish to do us harm. He is currently a Marine Reservist.
Larry Kaifesh holds a B.A. in Psychology from Indiana University and a M.A. in National Security and Strategic Studies from the United States Naval War College. His military awards include the Bronze Star, Navy Commendation Medal with “V” for Valor in combat, Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal, and Navy Achievement Medal.