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Michael Colley

United States admiral


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From Wikipedia

Michael Christian Colley, USN , was a United States Navy officer whose career included several high-ranking commands in the submarine force and elsewhere in national security positions.Activism and Views Since leaving the Navy, Colley was active in the national security policy and analysis field, intelligence evaluation and senior management level positions in the public sector. He joined the Libertarian Party in 2003 and served as an elected member of the Libertarian National Committee from 2004 to 2010. Colley always advocated that the purpose of the United States military was defense and "not to serve as the world policeman," or "build democracy or engage in nation-building." Colley was interested in civil liberties issues and opposed government regulation "of all facets of our lives." On immigration, he welcomed people coming to the United States to "enjoy the freedoms we have" and opposed building a fence on the U.S.-Mexico border.

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Naval Postgraduate School

Military university in Monterey, California, USA

United States Naval Academy

United States federal service academy