Oath Keepers And Chuck Baldwin Salute Jack McLamb
Most recent update from Carol Asher:
The following information might be further shared to the benefit of Jack McLamb friends living close enough to either of these locations:
On Saturday, February 22, 2014, from 2 to 4 p.m. Mountain time at Faith Builders Church, located at 949 E. Bell Road, in Phoenix, Arizona.
Inquiries: (602) 276.0203
Many thanks to all.
I recall 1999 and my first computer. That was a year which changed my life in far-reaching ways. Getting online for the first time, I was hit with an avalanche of stark Internet candidness, the likes of which I had never seen before. By the next year I had learned enough to know that I must close my store in Georgia and move to Montana. I would walk away from the good life, the 535i, the golf games, nice restaurants, my line of credit, the six-digit cashflow, and see what I might be able to do to help my country. A life-long jewelry designer and gold sculptor, I decided, based on what I was reading online, to close a successful retail jewelry store and move to the Rocky Mountains and try my hand at writing. I decided to trade money and comfort for the peace of mind which comes from serving one’s country by working in the liberty movement.
One of the significant influences which prompted me to want to join the Patriot movement, to actually work for Liberty, was a website which shocked me the first time I clicked my way in. It was Jack McLamb’s “Military and Police Against The New World Order”. As a Vietnam Veteran I had long known that some serious corruption was on the hoof in Washington D.C., but I was never curious enough to investigate it until I got online. What I read at Officer McLamb’s website made sense to me, and I can say today that his work helped me transition from the Deep South to Montana and a new way of life, a way of life based on working daily for freedom as protected by the U.S. Constitution. Looking back, I smile now at my sense of surprise when I read the words at Jack’s site: “New World Order”. I had never heard those words before. They sounded strange, alien in ways which required that I investigate further. I’ve been investigating the New World Order ever since. I thank Officer Jack McLamb for that.
And now Officer Jack McLamb has died, leaving another hole in my heart, one of many the years have claimed. I never figured on having to lose iconic names in the Liberty movement like Aaron Zelman of JPFO, or Jack McLamb of Military and Police Against The New World Order. Their passing leaves a vacuum in my heart, as it does in many whose lives their works touch.
Many among Oath Keepers’ membership know about Jack McLamb’s work with “Military And Police Against The New World Order” and his tireless efforts to return “law enforcement”, which uses the force of the government to enforce statutes whether said statutes are Constitutional or not, back to the “Peace Officer” status, which is “to serve and protect” We The People. Oath Keepers wishes to acknowledge the life-work of Officer Jack McLamb as we mourn his passing on January 12, 2014.
I have been exchanging emails with Carol Asher since back in 2010. Carol was Jack McLamb’s “right hand” assistant. She and I worked together on a couple of projects for publications, as Jack McLamb appreciated Oath Keepers and wanted articles about our organization in his own publication. She and I became friends. In a recent email I received from Carol Asher I read this note:
“We now join with Jack’s wife, Angie, and all his family in extending our deepest gratitude to each and all of you who, by means of your continuous outpouring of love and prayer, provided such comfort and upliftment, particularly during this past very difficult week – – and we can’t help but feel somehow that all of that love and blessing was received personally by Jack as well, on the level of his inner spirit.”
The following day Carol sent this additional note: “Jack McLamb’s sons have created a wonderful profile page on Facebook in honor of their father, and they invite you to visit the site to enjoy the many photos of Jack posted there, and perhaps even share messages of your own. You can find it at www.Facebook.com/officer.mclamb
“Secondly, for anyone wishing to write to Jack’s wife, Angie McLamb, the address is P.O. Box 627, Poseyville, Indiana 47633.”
Oath Keepers’ national Chaplain, Pastor Chuck Baldwin, who was a personal friend of Jack McLamb’s, has published a glowing and comprehensive tribute to Jack McLamb, the man and his work. I will borrow a few paragraphs from Chuck Baldwin’s piece to share with you here, and then send you to read the whole article at Chuck’s website. (Quoting Pastor Baldwin)
“The liberty movement lost another one of its patriarchs last Saturday. My friend, Jack McLamb, passed away. Without a doubt, Jack was one of the staunchest allies that liberty and constitutional government ever had. He was doing it and saying it a long time before most of us were even thinking about it. Jack was top shelf, one of the best. He will not be easily replaced.
“Jack McLamb was a retired Phoenix, Arizona, police officer. He is still today the most decorated policeman in the State of Arizona. And just about every time that Jack would reference that honor, he would add, “I was also the most fired.” I think he was more proud of the second distinction than the first.
“Jack McLamb was the originator of the “Officer Friendly” program where policemen would visit schoolchildren in the classroom. He was an Arizona Regional Police Academy Instructor and a hostage negotiator for the FBI. He was the publisher of “Aid & Abet” newsletter, and president of The American Citizens & Lawmen Association. He was also the author of Operation Vampire Killer 2000, which, in many respects, was years ahead of its time. Jack was an Oath Keeper and before Oath Keepers came along, Jack headed a national organization called Military and Police Against The New World Order. He was also a Vietnam veteran.
“To see a sampling of the numerous honors bestowed upon Jack McLamb and the many positions, assignments, and activities in which he was involved, go here:”
(End quoted passages from Chuck Baldwin’s tribute for Jack McLamb)
Please read Chuck Baldwin’s entire sermon on Jack McLamb’s passing.
Oath Keepers will miss Jack McLamb. We hope to be instrumental in preserving Jack’s legacy. Carol, thank you for keeping us posted through the final weeks. I join you in thankfulness for Jack’s release from the physical problems. I’m sure that Angie and the family all appreciate your tireless work for Jack over the years, and especially during these final months leading up to the 12th.
Elias Alias, editor
Below is a video with Jack McLamb on the Alex Jones show during Oath Keepers’ first year, 2009.
Url for video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OewObVvfH0A
Update from Carol Asher:
January 22 2014
Dear Friends of Ofc. Jack McLamb,
The McLamb family has requested that we disseminate this notice as widely as possible, looking to the memorial service to be held in Jack’s honor next month, as detailed below.
In receiving this information, please give some thought to anyone else you may know who, living close enough to Phoenix, may be interested and able to attend this celebration of Jack’s life. We do thank you all for helping to spread the word.
The celebration will take place on Saturday, February 22, from 2 to 4 p.m. (Mountain time) at
Faith Builders Church located at
949 E. Bell Road in
Anyone in need of further information could phone Matt McLamb during his business hours at (602) 276-0203.
Or also, feel free to phone us here in Idaho at (208) 935-7852
Thanks very much again.
former assistant to Jack McLamb