Thursday, February 02, 2006

Frank Corte Deployed to Iraq

Reservist and State Representative Frank Corte has been deployed to Iraq. I am not a Corte fan, but I can't say anything bad about a guy who is going to serve to protect my freedoms.

Update 11:23 AM:
Kuff has some details. I will have more after the press conference at 12:45 pm.

Update 4:29 PM
From Quorum Report: State Representative Frank Corte Jr. today announced that he will deploy to Iraq for a seven month tour of duty with the U.S. Marines. In addition to his role as a State Representative and his other business ventures, Rep. Corte serves as a Colonel with 25 years of service. "As a proud member of the U.S. Marine Corps, I am excited to play a part in one of the major challenges in our lifetime. Iraq is not only the front lines in the Global War on Terror, it is also a country that offers great hope for the expansion of freedom throughout the Middle East," said Rep. Corte of his deployment. Rep. Corte will be the Operations Officer with the 3rd Civil Affairs Group out of California, which will support the I Marine Expeditionary Force in the Al Anbar province of Iraq.

Here is Larry Stalling's response. Stallings is the Democratic challenger in HD 122.


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