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  • A lieutenant colonel in the U.S. Space Force who was relieved of his command told Fox News Digital on Monday he is being “misportrayed” online in regards to the comments about Marxism he made on a podcast earlier this month – and that he has received a private outpouring of support from fellow servicemembers.
  • “I don’t believe I was being partisan. It is not politically partisan to expose or attack critical race theory or Marxism,” Lohmeier told Fox News Monday.
  • “We owe it to the Oath we each took, and to the American people, to stand up against extremist ideologies,” Austin said in the memo, according to Lohmeier. . . .

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A lieutenant colonel in the U.S. Space Force who was relieved of his command told Fox News Digital on Monday he is being “misportrayed” online in regards to the comments about Marxism he made on a podcast earlier this month – and that he has received a private outpouring of support from fellow servicemembers.

Lt. Col. Matthew Lohmeier, formerly the commander of the 11th Space Warning Squadron at Buckley Air Force Base in Aurora Colo., was ousted from his position last week; a development first reported by Military.com.

Lohmeier told Fox News he still retains his rank but has been reassigned within the Space Force. The controversy came following Lohmeier’s appearance on the “Information Operation” podcast, wherein he promoted his new book, “Irresistible Revolution: Marxism’s Goal of Conquest & the Unmaking of the American Military.” . . .

“I don’t believe I was being partisan. It is not politically partisan to expose or attack critical race theory or Marxism,” Lohmeier told Fox News Monday.

“The reason I say that is because Critical Race Theory and Marxism are antithetical to American values. Critical race theory fuels narratives that attack America’s founding documents.” . . .

“I’m being misportrayed online – I don’t criticize any leader, or any person in the DoD (Department of Defense) or any elected officials – but I try to tee up ideas that I think are toxic,” he said.

In February, Lohmeier said, Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin III issued guidance to every service member which asked them to “stand up for each other” and that every soldier “has a responsibility to say something when they see impermissible behavior.” . . .

On Fox News’ “Hannity” later Monday, Lohmeier told host Sean Hannity that institutionally, the Pentagon has had a zero-tolerance policy against any type of discrimination; whether it be race, sex, politics or religion.

While in command at Buckley, Lohmeier followed that tenet as a commanding officer.

He said, however, that in his time in leadership, communications sent out to every service member at the base in preparation for what Austin called ‘extremism down-days’, which – in the colonel’s words – alleged that “the country was evil, that it was founded in 1619 rather than 1776, and that White [people] are inherently evil”.  . . .

Lohmeier’s tribulations also reportedly resonated among the rank-and-file, as the colonel explained he has received to date “thousands” of notes from his fellow military members who said they feel they’ve “lost their voice.” . . .

Lohmeier also spoke at length about his book, which he divided into three parts.

The initial chapters defend what he calls “the greatness of the American ideal.” . .

“Part two is a discussion about the origins of Marxist ideology – and I trace through a lineage of ideas through the last century to the present day, and show that Marxism has taken on many forms – and has many masks or faces,” he said. “So I discuss those various movements or various groups who espouse Marxist-rooted narratives for what they are.”

The final part of the book contrasts what is laid out in the first two sections, and makes the case why critical race theory is at odds with the collective American ideal. Lohmeier also writes about how “Marxist-rooted” claims about America are actually impacting the U.S. military culture. . . .

What do you think of this Space Force Officer’s comments? Share in the comments below!

(Excerpt from Fox News. Article by  Charles Creitz. Photo Credit: Canva.)

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Joe Myers
May 20, 2021

Colonel Lohmeier appeared on a national broadcast recently to discuss his book, Irresistible Revolution. He also identified his concerns about the new military training rooted in Marxism and the Critical Race Theory. Be aware of the term, “ideologically possessed.” Friends, we are in a 21st century exile in America. Review the Old Testament story and character, Daniel, and you will likely better be able to understand the meaning of ideologically possessed! Like Daniel, pray!

“Lord God Almighty, like Daniel, enable me to stand in these times of exile. I believe the most and least I can do is pray and call out to you. You are able to deliver and spare us, but even if not, we will trust You.”

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Cheri Frey
May 20, 2021

Father God thank you for Lt. Col. Matthew Lohmeier, and his Courage and strength to stand in the gap and call out evil. Jesus protect him and bless his work to fight for our country’s values and black out the evil trying to permeate our nation. Hear our prayers lord Jesus! In your holy and precious name we pray protection and victory over our country and Lt. Col. Matthew Lohmeier. Amen Jesus amen!

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