MEET GREG SWITZER
LtCol. Gregory Switzer, USMCR (Ret.)
I served in the U.S. Marines for thirty-one years.
Enlisted in 1981, and Commissioned in 1991. I graduated from Parris Island MCRD, and Infantry Training School at Camp Gieger. My first assignment in the Fleet Marine Force was the 2nd Battalion 8th Marines "America's Regiment", and I served with 2nd Force Reconnaissance Company between 1982 to 1988. In 1986, I was reassigned to Washington, DC to liaison between Counterintelligence Teams, until 1988 when Counterintelligence trained me to be a Counterintelligence Specialist.
A 1988 graduate from George Mason University, in their "Interdisciplinary Studies" with a BA in Government, and a BA in Macroeconomics. While at George Mason University I served as Speaker for the newly formed Young Republicans chapter.
A 1991 graduate from Marine Corps Officer Candidate School, The Basic School, and completed Marine Corps Infantry Officer Course, before returning to Marine Counterintelligence.
I am a 1996 graduate from the Defense University War College, Fort McNair with a Masters of Strategic Intelligence. While stationed aboard; I studied at the Saint Andrews University for "Counter Intelligence, Antiterrorism and Counterterrorism". On several occasions the Marine Corps loaned me to the Department of States, and to the Drug Enforcement Administration.
A 2000 graduate from Yale Law School, and 2003 from the MacMillan Institute of Sociology majoring in Behavioral Science "Politics, Religion and Society" at Yale University.
I have deployed to almost every conflict that the United States has been involved in since 1982. From Beirut, Lebanon to the Global War on Terrorism. Among my duty stations were Scotland, UK, Kuwait, Abu Dhabi, UAE, and Eastern Europe.
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, for Texas Senator Don Huffines for Texas Governor, and LtCol. Raul Reyes, Jr. for Texas Senator, Senate District 24. Additionally, I worked with Homeless Veterans in San Antonio Texas, Save the Alamo, Don’t Move The Cenotaph, Open Carry and 2nd Amendment, Protect Texas Monuments and Texas History, Open Texas, and Secure the Texas Border.
I'm a member of the Marine Corps League, a Life member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, a Life member of the Disabled American Veterans, a member of the Constitutional Sheriffs and Peace Officers Association, and the Sheriffs' Association of Texas.
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.