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House Proceeding 02-24-10 on Feb 24th, 2010 :: 1:16:35 to 1:18:35
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Rodney P. Frelinghuysen

1:16:34 to 1:16:54( Edit History Discussion )

Rodney P. Frelinghuysen: my voice and tribute to jack murtha, a colleague, my chairman of the defee house appropriations committee, and my friend. for nearly his entire adult life, jack murtha selflessly served his block ofed nation. first in the uniform as a decorated combat marine and later as an elected representative for my neighboring state of pennsylvania.

Rodney P. Frelinghuysen

1:16:35 to 1:18:35( Edit History Discussion )
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Rodney P. Frelinghuysen

1:16:55 to 1:17:15( Edit History Discussion )

Rodney P. Frelinghuysen: we all know by now that he was the first vietnam war combat veteran elected to congress. and while many of us followed him to congress, he rose to become chairman of the house appropriations subcommittee on defense. i've had the honor of serving with him on the subcommittee for over 10 years. in our dealings over the years, we did not always agree on

Rodney P. Frelinghuysen

1:17:16 to 1:17:36( Edit History Discussion )

Rodney P. Frelinghuysen: policy decisions, but i always respected his undenyble dedication and his refreshing candor. there's no doubt that he cared most deeply about the men and women of america, the military and their families. he understood their challenges and their anxieties. what he did not understand he actively sought to learn in

Rodney P. Frelinghuysen

1:17:37 to 1:17:57( Edit History Discussion )

Rodney P. Frelinghuysen: trips to department of defense facilities and installations, forward operating bases and military medical centers around the world. he served our men and women in uniform diligently and daily in countless ways. he worked each week to improve their quality of life. mr. speaker, jack murtha loved congress, he loved pennsylvania, he loved his constituents, he

Rodney P. Frelinghuysen

1:17:58 to 1:18:18( Edit History Discussion )

Rodney P. Frelinghuysen: loved the military and he loved all these things with a passion that exceeded the most ardent enthusiast. but fundamentally jack murtha was a mine, with all the distinguished attributes and character statistics that brings. as a forme-- characteristics that brings. i recall the statement of one army general and i quote, there are only two kinds of people

Rodney P. Frelinghuysen

1:18:19 to 1:18:35( Edit History Discussion )

Rodney P. Frelinghuysen: that understand marines, marines and the enemy. everyone else h a secondhand opinion. my secondhand opinion is that i'm honored to have served with jack murtha. i'll never forget his enduring friendship, may the tributes and prayers of so many of our

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