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House Proceeding 02-25-09 on Feb 25th, 2009 :: 0:50:05 to 0:53:20
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Joe Sestak

0:50:02 to 0:50:22( Edit History Discussion )

Joe Sestak: we need open markets not closed markets. we need a rule of law, not undemocratic practices. we need realism, not delusion. mr. speaker, i yield back. the speaker pro tempore: the gentlelady yields back. mr. sestak from pennsylvania. the gentleman is recognized for

Joe Sestak

0:50:05 to 0:53:20( Edit History Discussion )
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Joe Sestak

0:50:23 to 0:50:43( Edit History Discussion )

Joe Sestak: five minutes. mr. sestak: mr. speaker, i rise today to honor a young american hero who has given his all in service to our nation. 1970 graduate from high school, mark small represented the very

Joe Sestak

0:50:44 to 0:51:06( Edit History Discussion )

Joe Sestak: best of our community and country when he decided in 2003 to follow in the patriotic footsteps of his father in the u.s. army. and he enlisted in our u.s. army. as importantly, in following his mother's compassion and caring nature, he chose to become a medic with the army special forces to assume the

Joe Sestak

0:51:07 to 0:51:27( Edit History Discussion )

Joe Sestak: responsibility of caring for his comrades iarms as well as the poorest people on this earth. as testament to his intelligence, motivation and courage, in less than five years, this remarkable young man rose to the rank of staff sergeant, learned the skills necessary to heal soldiers and civilians and earned the honor

Joe Sestak

0:51:28 to 0:51:50( Edit History Discussion )

Joe Sestak: of wearing the treasured green beret. tragically, on february 12, 2009 in afghanistan, staff sergeant mark j. small the first battalion, third scial forces group, army, suck umhed to wounds. this young warrior treated

Joe Sestak

0:51:51 to 0:52:12( Edit History Discussion )

Joe Sestak: hundreds of afghani civilians and displayed the very best of the american spirit and character. by the loss of staff sergeant mark j. small, we are a lesser nation and community, but only for the briefest of periods. because giving the very special nature of this warrior, i'm

Joe Sestak

0:52:13 to 0:52:33( Edit History Discussion )

Joe Sestak: certain from ts tragedy other young men and women will be inspired by staff sergeant small and from their skills, valor and compassion, the best traditions of our nation will live on as they must for this world remains a very challenging place. and the need for our nation to attend to the needs of the poor

Joe Sestak

0:52:34 to 0:52:57( Edit History Discussion )

Joe Sestak: and oppressed in remote regions of the world is great. mr. speaker, i ask that we take a moment to reflect on the service of staff sergeant mark small and what is had on our behalf in making so much possible. and that we thank his mother,

Joe Sestak

0:52:58 to 0:53:18( Edit History Discussion )

Joe Sestak: his father, his stepfather, his stepmother and his brother, sisters, step brothers and others. i join all of the constituents

Joe Sestak

0:53:19 to 0:53:20( Edit History Discussion )

Joe Sestak: of pennsylvania's 7th

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