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House Proceeding 05-12-09 on May 12th, 2009 :: 2:27:30 to 2:32:15
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Stephen F. Lynch

2:27:18 to 2:27:38( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: rule 2162. the speaker o tempore: the clerk will report the title of the bill. the clerk: h.r. 2162, a bill to designate the facility of the united states postal service located at 123 11th avenue south in nampa, idaho, as the herbert a. littleton postal station. the speaker pro tempore: pursuant to the rule, the gentleman from massachusetts,

Stephen F. Lynch

2:27:30 to 2:32:15( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Stephen F. Lynch

Stephen F. Lynch

2:27:39 to 2:27:59( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: mr. lynch, and the gentleman from nebraska, mr. fortenberry, each will control 20 minutes. gentleman from massach mr. lynch: thank you, mr. speaker. mr. speaker, i ask unanimous consent that all members may have five legislative days to revise and extend their remarks. the speaker pro tempore: without objection.

Stephen F. Lynch

2:28:00 to 2:28:21( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: mr. lynch: mr. speaker, i yield myself such time as i may consume. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman is recognized. mr. lynch: thank you. mr. speaker, as chaian of the house subcommittee with jurisdiction over the united states postal service, i am pleased to present h.r. 2162 for consideration. this legislation will designate the united states postal

Stephen F. Lynch

2:28:22 to 2:28:42( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: facility located at 123 11th avenue south in nampa, idaho, as the herbert a. littleton postal station. introduced by waer minnick on april 9, 2009, and reported out of the oversight and government form committee by unamous consent, h.r. 2162 enjoys the

Stephen F. Lynch

2:28:43 to 2:29:03( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: support of both members of the idaho house delegation. marine private first class herbert a. littleton was born on july 1, 1930 in meena, arkansas, to his loving parents, paul and maude littleton. he attended high school in sturges, south dakota, where he played both basketball and football and was subsequently

Stephen F. Lynch

2:29:04 to 2:29:26( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: employed by the electrical appliance corporation in rapid city, south dakota. on july 29, 1948, private first class littleton enlisted in the united states marine corps at the age of 18. he completed boot camp in san diego, california, before receiving additional training at nearby camp pendleton, which was then responsible for training the country's fighting

Stephen F. Lynch

2:29:27 to 2:29:47( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: force for the korean war. private first class littleton was deployed to korea in december of 1950 bravely serving with the u.s. marine corps reserve, artillery forward, company c battalion seventh marines. he distinguished his -- his distinguished service and tremendous bravery quickly

Stephen F. Lynch

2:29:48 to 2:30:09( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: earned the admiration of his comrades and he received the medal of honor. the united states military's highest declaration. prive first class littleton also poth human ousley received the purple heart with e bronze star and the united states service medal.

Stephen F. Lynch

2:30:10 to 2:30:32( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: as recounted by the citation with his congressional medal of honor, the yng soldier had gal rantly and trepidity at the risk of his life and above all the call of duty in action against enemy aggressive forces on april 22, 1951, in korea.

Stephen F. Lynch

2:30:33 to 2:30:55( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: . in response toal violent attack, he alerted his forward observation team and moved into an advantageous position in order to assist in calling down artillery fire on hostile forc after the arrival of the other team members, an enemy hand

Stephen F. Lynch

2:30:56 to 2:31:17( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: grenade was thrown in his vantage point. without hesitation, the 21-year-old private sacrificed his life by hurling himself onto the grenade and absorbing the full impact. p.f.c. littleton's medal indicates that he not only saved

Stephen F. Lynch

2:31:18 to 2:31:39( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: the members of his team but enabled them to carry on their mission and resist a hostile attack. mr. speaker, private first class littleton dedicated service is a test tament to all the brave men and women in the armed forces. it is for this reason that the

Stephen F. Lynch

2:31:40 to 2:32:02( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: community of nampa, i had hee -- hide hoe, private first class littleton's residence at the time of his death marks every april 22 by holding a flag ceremony at the city's flag pole in remembrance of his brave act and it is for this reason that the city of nampa has also named

Stephen F. Lynch

2:32:03 to 2:32:15( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: the road adjacent to p.f.c. littleton's grave in his honor. mr. speaker, let us furth brave soldier's remembrance bypassing this legislation to

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