NDCF representative delivers medical supplies to South Africa.
Messing at Fort Bragg dedication ceremony for Sergeant First Class
Fronius, a U.S. Army Special Forces soldier killed in action in
Major Messing traveled to Mexico to meet with US Embassy officials
and Mexican Anti-Drug decision-makers to discuss the failing situation
in that country, and identify some solutions to help shore up
their crumbling counterdrug effort.
NDCF staff toured southern Colombia on a fact-finding investigation
of the evolving state of the Drug War. Major Messing met with
US Embassy officials, as well as the head of the Colombian Naitonal
Police -- General Jose Rosso Seranno. They discussed the anti-drug
effort both in Colombia and the fight for support in Washington,
DC. Finally, the Major flew along to observe a Combat Eradication
Mission in the most contested area of the Drug vortex.
Flew into Haiti and delivered enough medicine for over 2,500 people
to Mother Teresa's Missionaries of Charity. Major Messing met
with senior officials in the United Nations, U.S. Embassy, and
the U.S. military. They observed the U.S. troop withdrawal there
and discussed the rising drug traffic in the area.
to Colombia to escort and protect Congressional delegations, engage
in fact-finding missions on the Drug War there, and support a
CBS 48 Hours report on the Drug War. Helicoptering into
the hostile areas of this war-torn country impresses Congressmen
and their staffs on how we should be supporting people, like the
Colombian National Police, who are risking their lives for both
Messing touring drug areas with Colombian National Police.
Coast Guard in Miami in July to discuss their drug interdiction
Pointer "Drug Erradication Efforts Continue"
by Steven G. Salisbury and Andy Messing Jr.
31 October 1997, The Los Angeles Times "Army Is Key to the Chinese
Puzzle" F. Andy Messing, Jr.
The Washington Times "Our
Environment and the Drug War" by Douglas Jacobson
The Christian Science Monitor "In
Xinjiang, China's Consolidation Isn't Solid" by William
The Washington Times "Sudan's Crisis of Desperation"
by Major Andy Messing and Mr. Michael Rudominer
The Washington Times "Unabated Methamphetamine Abuses"
by Mr. Carson Nightwine and Mr. Rowan Kelly
Featured In/Quoted In:
The Washington Post "Why Colombia?" by Robert
The Washington Post "A Phony Drug War" by Robert
D. Novak (NDCF supplied the article's research)
published 1 May 1997, "The Graying of America: Strategic
Implications For Health Care"
/ Public Policy Making:
testified before Congress on 14 February 1997 on the Drug War
and others escorted a Congressional Delegation including Rep.
Hastart, Rep. Baar, Rep. Souder and others on a fact-finding trip
briefed over 25 members of Congress on the Chinese threat (every
month of the year - this is a continuing effort)
provided a confidential report on the Drug War to Congress
experts conferred with CNN for their piece, "War on the Cocaine
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