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House Proceeding on Apr 29th, 2009 :: 0:05:45 to 0:07:00
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Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

0:05:41 to 0:06:02( Edit History Discussion )

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen: awareness in south florida, around the country and around the world. in recognition of autism awareness month, i commend the wrights as well as all the families in our communities facing autism. thank you. gentleman yields back the balance of his tim for what purpose does the gentlewoman from florida rise? ms. ros-lehtinen: to address the house for one minute and to

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

0:05:45 to 0:07:00( Edit History Discussion )
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Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

0:06:03 to 0:06:23( Edit History Discussion )

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen: revise and extend my remarks. the speaker pro tempore: without objection. ms. ros-lehtinen: thank you. i rise in support of h.r. 2014, a bill that congresswoman susan davis and i have introduced which honors the women air force pilots. wasps were the first women in history to fly america's military aircraft between the years 1942 to 1944. these courageous women

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

0:06:24 to 0:06:47( Edit History Discussion )

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen: volunteered to fly noncomb missions so that every available male pilot could be deployed in combat. by the time the war ended, 38 women pilots had lost their lives while flying for our country. these liant women have never received the full recognition that they deserve for their wartime military service to amica.

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

0:06:48 to 0:07:00( Edit History Discussion )

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen: their example pave the way for women who today fly every type of aircraft. my daughter-in-law lindsey flies f-18 for the marine corps. of the 1,102 wasp trained

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