Thursday, May 17, 2018

College Station Hilton & Conference Center

Presented By:

THANK YOU to our sponsors for making this year a success!

Diamond Sponsors

Dr. & Mrs. Herbert Wade

Gold Sponsors

Baur Services, Inc.

Mr. & Mrs. Jay Don Watson

Phil Adams Company

In Memory of Travis Bryan Jr.

By the Bryan Family

Sherilyn & Gary Gilmore

of Sherilyn Gilmore Fine Jewelry

Silver Sponsors

Philip & Sandra Nobles

Florence & Bookman Peters

Annette & Marvin Peters

Charmen & Larry Catlin

Mary D. Allen

Cotton Ranch

The Salvation Army Womens Auxiliary

Office of the Commandant
Brigadier General Joe E. Ramirez Jr.

Bronze Sponsors

United Roofing Logo

Dr. & Mrs. Nolan Shipman

Richard & Joyce Perkins

Phil & Dee Springer

Janie & Fain McDougal

John & Keith Halsell

Ken & Peggy Telg


Imogene & Tom Vetters

Donald A. Adam Foundation

In Memory of Gail Wright Marion

Ronald W. Jackson



John & Laura Case

Carol & John Wagner

DAV Chapter 200-A&M Twin City Paint & Body

Laura & Rayland VanNorman

About Allen B. West

Lt. Col. West believes it will be principled constitutional conservative policies, not politics, which secure a sound economic future for Americans – with growth, opportunity and returning the promise of the American dream for this generation and those to come.

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 of 2010, Allen 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 Faith, Family and Freedom.

He is the former Executive Director of the National Center for Policy Analysis in Dallas Texas.

Lt. Col. 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.

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. West is an inductee into the University of Tennessee Army ROTC Hall of Fame. He is on the Board of Advisors of Amegy Bank, Dallas Region and was appointed by Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick to the Texas Sunset Advisory Commission.

He is married to Dr. Angela Graham-West, a financial adviser, and they have two daughters. Aubrey, who recently graduated with her Masters from SMU and is now attending Physician Assistant school in West Virginia. Austen is a college junior in South Florida and is enrolled in Army ROTC seeking her commission upon graduation.

In 2017, The Salvation Army of Bryan/College Station:


Pounds of food served
to nearly 17,231 individuals


Items of Clothing Distributed
to 165 families in need


Children who Received Christmas Toys


Hygiene Kits Provided


Fans/Heaters Distributed


Youth who Received All New Clothes
and Supplies for School


Families who Received Utility Assistance


Families who Received Local Disaster Relief


Families who Received Rental Assistance


Youth Sent to Summer Camp