Karen Kwiatkowski retired from the USAF in 2003 as a Lieutenant Colonel. She currently teaches college courses in American Government, and is currently employed as a high school biology and Earth Science teacher in western Virginia. Latest from Karen Kwiatkowski A Collapsing Empire — Opportunities for Restoring the Republic (video) December 17, 2008 On June 8, 2008, Karen Kwiatkoski gave the following Speech at FFF’s conference Restoring the Republic 2008: Foreign Policy and Civil Liberties. The speech can viewed below in its entirety. How We’re Restoring the Republic with Truth and Fearlessness September 7, 2007 On June 1, 2007, Karen Kwiatkowski gave the following Speech at FFF's conference Restoring the Republic: Foreign Policy and Civil Liberties. The speech can viewed below in its entirety.