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House Proceeding 03-02-10 on Mar 2nd, 2010 :: 1:19:30 to 1:21:20
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Walter B. Jones

1:19:18 to 1:19:38( Edit History Discussion )

Walter B. Jones: contingency operations. all our service members and their families deserve our deepest gratitude and respect. i urge my colleagues to join me in recognizing the exempary service and sacrifice of the 139th -- exemplary service and sacrifice of the 139 airlift

Walter B. Jones

1:19:30 to 1:21:20( Edit History Discussion )
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Walter B. Jones

1:19:39 to 1:20:01( Edit History Discussion )

Walter B. Jones: wing and i reserve the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman reserves. the gentleman from north carolina. mr. jones: madam speaker, thank you. i yield myself such time as i may consume. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman is recognized. mr. jones: thank you. i rise in strong support of house resolution 699 which recognizes the service and sacrifices of the members of the 139th airlift wing missouri air national guard.

Walter B. Jones

1:20:02 to 1:20:24( Edit History Discussion )

Walter B. Jones: i want to commend my friend, representative sam graves from missouri, for introducing this resolution. the 139th airlift wing is a remarkably diverse and capable unit. for example, one of the major subordinate units is the advanced airlift tactical training center. that unit exempfies the total force concept because its members come not only from the

Walter B. Jones

1:20:25 to 1:20:45( Edit History Discussion )

Walter B. Jones: air national guard but also from the air force reserve and the active air force. they provided advance tactical training to improve the effectiveness and suitability of airlift crews from alents of the air force. the -- all components of the air force.

Walter B. Jones

1:20:46 to 1:21:06( Edit History Discussion )

Walter B. Jones: the marine corps and 15 allied nations. members deployed are in support of operations in iraq and afghanistan to include a missouri aggregate business who came back from a year-long mission in afghanistan. the success of the 139th air

Walter B. Jones

1:21:07 to 1:21:20( Edit History Discussion )

Walter B. Jones: wing is directly related to the dedication, sacrifice and professionalism of the nearly 2,500 civilian and military personnel who carry out the unit's missions. their efforts deserve our recognition and thanks.

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