Gil Macklin and Andy Messing in Miraflores, Colombia
February: Major Messing went on a trip to Puerto Rico
to observe anti-drug efforts. While there, he was briefed
by senior regional officials, flew in a C-130 patrol aircraft
(below), and spent two and one-half days on a 110' US Coast
Guard Cutter, the PEA ISLAND.
Messing with pilots of U.S. Coast Guard C-130.
March: Major Messing conducted medical and fact-finding
mission to Haiti (the 8th medical trip since 1993). NDCF
took in a half ton of medicines to the Missionaries of
Charity group in Port-Au-Prince. The NDCF staff took
the medicines to the site where they found children in pain...
AIDS, Cholera, worms...Thanks to Joe Williams, John &
Tina Scribante, and Dr.'s Armstrong and Jenkins for their
assistance in collecting and delivering the desperately
needed aid (below).
Williams (pilot), John and Tina Scribante and Major Messing
prepare to deliver medical supplies to Sisters of Charity
in Port-Au-Prince, Haiti
April: Major Messing spoke before the Rotary Club of
Minneapolis on drugs being a threat to national security.
May: Major Messing went to the Philippines to meet with
key government officials. He learned that the Red Chinese
military is gearing up for a confrontation with America.
July: Major Messing went to Austin, Texas, to brief
Governor George W. Bush on Defense and Foreign Affairs issues.
(Click here to read the
Messing meets with Governor George W. Bush in the governor's
office 16 July 1998 to brief him on defense and foreign
July: Major Messing went to Los Angeles, CA to brief
Mr. Alvin Toffler (futurist author & advisor to former
Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich)
July: Major Messing took $40,000 worth of high impact
medicines into an orphanage in Tijuana, Mexico, bringing
NDCF's total medical relief effort since 1983 to 137 tons.
August: Major Messing visited a Naval Base in Norfolk,
Virginia to see the status of the Navy.
October: visit to California to discuss space weapons
1998, Pointer, "NATO Threat Splits Montenegro"
by Bill Shingleton
1998, International Policy Review, "Call
for No Compromise" by Dillon Twombly
1998, Program Overview, "Humanitarian Aide and
Refugee Relief" by Milton R. Copulos
1998, Pointer, "Khatami's Military Buildup
Continues" by Bill Shingleton
September 1998, The Washington Times, "Rules
on Encryption That Dull the U.S. Edge" by F. Andy Messing
Jr. and Dillon Twombly
August 1998, Los Angeles Times, Will Narco-Guerillas
Become the Rulers?"
August 1998, The Washington Times, "A New
President Facing Old Turmoil" by F. Andy Messing Jr.
and James Dempsey
April 1998, The Washington Times, "Trading
Ideas at the Summit", by F. Andy Messing, Jr. and Josh
April 1997, Confidential Report to Congress published,
(released to public 30 April), "An
Argument for Quality and Appropriate Quantity of Assistance
for Foreign Anti- Drug Forces"
February 1998, USA Today, "Get
Rid of Saddam" by F. Andy Messing, Jr.
to the Editor:
October 1998, The Washington Times, "Nuclear
Capabilities do not Deter Terrorists" by Andrew R.
October 1998, The Washington Times, "Keeping
an Eye on Russian Arms Dealing" by Mark R. Bradford
October 1998, The Washington Times, "North
Korea is not Following the Agreed-upon Framework" by
November 1998, TIME Magazine, "Princes of
the Middle East" by Mark R. Bradford
November 1998, The Washington Post, "Playing
into Saddam's Hands" by Mark R. Bradford
November 1998, The Washington Times, "Members
of the Military Should be able to Speak About the President,
by Alejandro Sante
Security Briefing for Governor George W. Bush (TX.) First
Draft 16 July 1998, revised 27 October 1998, compiled
by Major F. Andy Messing, prepared by Dillon Twombly,
Andrew R. Chilcoat, Mark R. Bradford, edited by Jennie
Activities of the NDCF:
1998 World Conflict Count, used by CNN, Associated Press,
CIA, and DOD.
1998: engaged in Anti-Drug Legislation HR4300 to up-grade
Messing met with Futurist Author and Advisor to former Speaker
Newt Gingrich, Alvin Toffler (to brief him on Warfare trends
into the 21st century)
Messing lectured to students at local Universities on Defense
and Foreign Affairs Issues
internship program (all four current interns have been published)
1998: Fact finding trip to the Philippines, met with
key government officials about Red Chinese Military
1998: Prepared National Security Briefing for Governor
George W. Bush Jr. of Texas
1998: Major Messing took a trip to California to look
at the "Meth" traffic from Mexico
December 1998, The New York Times, "Congress
Steps Up Aid for Colombians to Combat Drugs" by
Diana Jean Schemo
1998, The Washington Post, "Who Lost Colombia?"
by Robert D. Novak
April 1998, The Washington Post, "Colombian
Rebels Seen Winning War" by Douglas Farah
/ Public Policy Making:
before the Committee on International Relations House of Representatives
on March 31st 1998 about US counter-narcotics policy towards
Messing Lobbied Congress on Anti-Drug Issues, Isolating the
Chinese Military, Energy Matters, Special Operations and Low
Intensity Conflict matters, especially emergency medical care
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