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House Proceeding 04-08-08 on Apr 8th, 2008 :: 1:30:08 to 1:33:36
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Nathan Deal

1:29:53 to 1:30:08( Edit History Discussion )

Nathan Deal: madam speaker i rise in strong support of house resolution 265 as amended which honors military children in the month of the military child. today we are a nation at war with 237b975 million

Tom Price

1:30:08 to 1:30:27( Edit History Discussion )

Tom Price: men and woim in uniform and 280,000 deployed worldwide. the men and women of today's armed forces are all volunteers but as never before in our history, they are also married and have

Tom Price

1:30:08 to 1:33:36( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Tom Price

Tom Price

1:30:27 to 1:30:39( Edit History Discussion )

Tom Price: families. at any given time when deployed away from their home bases, 50% of members of the armed forces leave behind families with children. while the numbers and statistics are interesting,

Tom Price

1:30:39 to 1:30:56( Edit History Discussion )

Tom Price: the real message here is that the sacrifices and commitments made by the members of the armed services are very often directly felt and experienced by their family members and especially their children.

Tom Price

1:30:56 to 1:31:11( Edit History Discussion )

Tom Price: each of the military services and the department of defense go to extraordinary lengths to provide the resources and environment to support military families and children. preservation and support

Tom Price

1:31:11 to 1:31:29( Edit History Discussion )

Tom Price: of families is recognized as a military readiness requirement. i fully support those efforts. the resolution today strives to ensure that proper attention is focused on the sacrifices, spirit,

Tom Price

1:31:29 to 1:31:43( Edit History Discussion )

Tom Price: and contributions made by the children of military families. this resolution also seeks to bring recognition and thanks to both the departmenof defense and private sector programs that

Tom Price

1:31:43 to 1:31:54( Edit History Discussion )

Tom Price: support military children and families. madam speaker, i want to thank my friend mr. moran of virginia for sponsoring this important resolution and urge anymy colleagues to support it.

Tom Price

1:31:54 to 1:32:07( Edit History Discussion )

Tom Price: i reserve the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentlewoman from guam is recognized. ms. bordallo: thank you, madam speaker. i yield such time as he may consume to my friend

Tom Price

1:32:07 to 1:32:29( Edit History Discussion )

Tom Price: and colleague the gentleman from virginia, mr. moran, who is the original sponsor of this important measure. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from virginia is recognized for such

Tom Price

1:32:29 to 1:32:44( Edit History Discussion )

Tom Price: time as he may consume. mr. moran: thank you, madam speaker, and i thank my friend the distinguished dell great from guam for yielding me the time and i appreciate her service and i thank

Tom Price

1:32:44 to 1:32:56( Edit History Discussion )

Tom Price: the gentleman from virginia for his kind comments as well, mr. whitman, and i'm glad to be joined here by the chair of military construction quality of life appropriations subcommittee, mr.

Tom Price

1:32:56 to 1:33:10( Edit History Discussion )

Tom Price: chet edwards as well as sanford bishop and are you on quality of life too? i'm not surprised on the military construction-quality of life subcommittee. madam speaker, growing up is difficult,

Tom Price

1:33:10 to 1:33:24( Edit History Discussion )

Tom Price: but imagine what it must be like when one parent, or even both parents, are deploy aid broad as part of their duty in our armed forces. while friends and relatives pray for their safe return,

Tom Price

1:33:24 to 1:33:36( Edit History Discussion )

Tom Price: no one feels the impact of deployment more than the children of service members in combat overseas. we are learning more about the impact of living thirned shadow of uncertainty as on our

Lois Capps

1:33:36 to 1:33:48( Edit History Discussion )

Lois Capps: children. the incidents of military children needing psychological counseling has increased dramatically. last year, children's hospital in the district of columbia had over 1,000 visits from

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