Marine Veteran Wears ‘Let’s Go Brandon’ Shirt To Award Ceremony For Disarming Armed Robber

Retired U.S. Marine James Kilcer turned heads when he wore a “Let’s Go Brandon” shirt to an award ceremony held in his honor by the Yuma County Sheriff’s Office (YCSO) in Arizona.

Kilcer is being hailed a local hero after skillfully disarming an armed robber with just his bare hands and a grocery bag. The impressive display of military training was caught on security footage and went viral last week.

RELATED: Amazon Set To Release ‘Mayor Pete,’ A Documentary On How Pete And Chasten Buttigieg ‘Changed History’

Retired Marine Recounts Harrowing Robbery Incident

On October 20, Kilcer was in a gas station in Yuma when three robbery suspects entered the store, at least one of them brandishing a gun.

On the gas station’s surveillance video, Kilcer can be seen turning toward the alleged armed suspect and expertly disarming him. The other two people ran away, but Kilcer was able to retain the allegedly armed robber.  

Kilcer told Fox News that he takes his personal safety, and others’ safety, “very seriously.” 

“I turn around to go and leave, kind of walk out and as I’m turning around I hear the door kind of open real aggressively,” Kilcer said.

He added, “I saw two other guys with no other weapons and decided that’s the guy that I’m going to hit.”

“I was actually going to take control of his head and the gun at the same time, and the bag just happened to be heavy and attached to me and it smashed him right in the face,” Kilcer explained. 

Kilcer’s bravery must have been infectious – the clerk at the gas station reportedly jumped over the counter to chase the other unarmed suspects.

You can watch the retired Marine in action in the video below:

RELATED: As Democrats Try To Sneak Immigration Provision In Spending Bill, Video Surfaces Of Biden ‘Sounding A Lot Like Trump’ On Illegals

James Kilcer Sports “Let’s Go Brandon” Shirt And Red MAGA Hat To Award Ceremony

The Arizona Daily Independent noted that the YCSO Citizen’s Valor Award was presented by Yuma County Sheriff Leon Wilmot.

The award is given “For extraordinary heroism and exceptional courage while voluntarily coming to the aid of another citizen during an incident involving criminal activity at extreme, life threatening, personal risk in an attempt to save or protect human life.”

But it’s James Kilcer’s outfit to the ceremony that stole the show. The Marine was wearing a MAGA hat and a “Let’s Go Brandon” shirt as he accepted the award.

The slogan is a euphemism for “F*** Joe Biden.”


Now is the time to support and share the sources you trust.
The Political Insider ranks #15 on Feedspot’s “Top 70 Conservative Political Blogs, Websites & Influencers in 2021.”



John Hanson

is a professional writer and editor with over 15 years of experience in conservative media and Republican politics. He has been a special guest on Fox News, Sirius XM, appeared as the guest of various popular personalities, and has had a lifelong interest in right-leaning politics.

Recent Posts

Synagogue Terrorist The FBI Initially Said Wasn’t Motivated By Anti-Semitism Ranted About ‘F***ing Jews’

Malik Faisal Akram, the British Muslim terrorist who was killed after taking a rabbi and…

3 hours ago

Ted Cruz Mocks Tom Hanks For Narrating Biden Video, Reminds Him ‘The Simpsons Did It First’

Ted Cruz jabbed actor Tom Hanks after the latter narrated a video produced by Joe…

5 hours ago

Cheapening The Vote: The Other Inflation

By Frank Miele for RealClearPolitics You didn’t have to be a magician to recognize the…

6 hours ago

Biden Wanted To Spend $30 Billion On A Civilian Climate Corp In Build Back Better Plan

By Adam Andrzejewski for RealClearPolicy On January 27, 2021, President Biden signed an Executive Order…

7 hours ago

Conservatives Mock Fauci After Photos Show His Office Has Life-Size Portrait, Bobblehead Of Himself

Social media erupted this week over an image of Doctor Anthony Fauci's office which revealed…

7 hours ago

Poll: Majority Of Millennials, Gen Zers Want Limits On Abortion

By Kristan Hawkins for RealClearPolitics By the time the midterm elections take place, targeted campaign…

7 hours ago