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House Proceeding 03-02-10 on Mar 2nd, 2010 :: 1:28:55 to 1:31:50
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Walter B. Jones

1:28:51 to 1:29:12( Edit History Discussion )

Walter B. Jones: and around the world, and i am glad to be here today in honor of their service. i reserve the balance of my time. the speaker proempore: the gentleman reserves. the gentleman from north carolina. mr. jones: madam speaker, i yield myself such time as i may consume. the speaker pro tempore: wi mr. jones: madam speaker, i rise in support of house resolution 812, which recognizes the significant

Walter B. Jones

1:28:55 to 1:31:50( Edit History Discussion )
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Walter B. Jones

1:29:13 to 1:29:34( Edit History Discussion )

Walter B. Jones: contribution of the military working dog program to the united states armed forces. dogs have long been known as man's best friend. they are brave, loyal, trustworthy. it is not a coincidence that these are the same traits so valued by the united states military services. it is these qualities that have made our armed forces unsurpassed.

Walter B. Jones

1:29:35 to 1:29:55( Edit History Discussion )

Walter B. Jones: it is no wonder that the natural bond between man and dogs are these shared characteristics have made military working dogs vital to the success of our armed forces. since the k-9 corps was developed during world war ii, prior to the second world war, the only dogs employed by the military were sled dogs used by

Walter B. Jones

1:29:56 to 1:30:16( Edit History Discussion )

Walter B. Jones: the army in alaska. war dogs, they were called in world war ii, were trained to be century dogs, scouts or patrol dogs, messenger dogs and mind detection dogs -- mine detection dogs. today's military working dogs provide critical services in explosive and narcoti detection, century patrol and

Walter B. Jones

1:30:17 to 1:30:38( Edit History Discussion )

Walter B. Jones: tracking not -- century patrol and tracking not only to the secret service, the central intelligence agency, and the transportation security administration. currently, there are over 2,000 military working dogs serving at military bases throughout the world. over 250 are serving in iraq and afghanistan alongside our troops fighting to rid the

Walter B. Jones

1:30:39 to 1:31:02( Edit History Discussion )

Walter B. Jones: world of tyrants and terrorism. these dogs are credited to saving countless americans and coalition lives by their actions and are recognized as a true force multiplier and enabler. sadly, madam speaker, military working dogs experience the same hardships and horrors of combat as the men and women they work to protect, including paying the ultimate price with

Walter B. Jones

1:31:03 to 1:31:23( Edit History Discussion )

Walter B. Jones: their lives. since the beginni of the program, hundreds of dogs have been killed in action, 281 in the vietnam war alone. on a brighter note, today's military working dogs are retired after their lifetime of military service with the help of countless charitable

Walter B. Jones

1:31:24 to 1:31:44( Edit History Discussion )

Walter B. Jones: agencies working with the department. they bring joy to their adopted families and serve as am boss dors for the military working dog program. madam speaker, i would like to thank the gentleman from new jersey for introducing this resolution to recognize the extraordinary military working dogs. i join him and my colleagues to

Walter B. Jones

1:31:45 to 1:31:50( Edit History Discussion )

Walter B. Jones: honor these incredible dogs and their military handlers and support adoption of the

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