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Conservative New Mexico Gubernatorial Candidate Launches First TV Ad

Conservative, New Mexico Gubernatorial candidate, businessman Allen Weh, is launching his first statewide TV ad this weekend. “His first advertisement, ‘Service,’ will begin airing this weekend on broadcast and cable television stations in New Mexico.  The ad highlights his service and leadership in the Marine Corps, and features the stories of fellow Marines who served with him in Vietnam.    

Weh, a highly decorated Marine Corps Colonel, was awarded the Silver Star for bravery after he and his recon team accomplished a difficult reconnaissance mission in the Vietnam War.  Weh was badly wounded in combat during the action but returned to Vietnam for a second tour of duty.  While serving in Vietnam, he received the Silver Star, the Bronze Star with “V” for Heroism, three Purple Hearts, and other awards.  He went on to serve in the Marine Corps Reserve until 2004, being recalled for the Persian Gulf War and seeing deployments to Somalia and Iraq.” 

“New Mexicans are looking for a seasoned leader to get the job done and turn this state right-side up, and they tell me they are tired of career politicians.  I couldn’t agree with them more,” Weh said. “I’ve run a business, led Marines in combat, raised a family and given back what I can to my country and to the state of New Mexico. I have time for one more tour of duty, and this time I’m asking the voters to send me to Santa Fe, so that we can change the way business is done there and put people back to work.”

Weh, a conservative, who has never run for political office, is a retired US Marine Colonel, and successful businessman. Concerning the recent health care reform legislation Weh stated, “And you better believe that as your governor, I will fight every day until this bill is overturned.” The New Mexico Republican primary election is on June 1st, 2010.

The initial TV ad can be viewed at: http://www.allenweh2010.com/