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House Proceeding on Jun 25th, 2009 :: 2:41:00 to 2:42:20
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Ed Whitfield

2:40:57 to 2:41:17( Edit History Discussion )

Ed Whitfield: we have access to information illustrating changes in the contract oversight workforce that will help us in improvi defense contracting. i yield back. the chair: the gentlewoman's me has expired. the gentleman from missouri. mr. akin: i rise now to yield two minutes to the distinguished gentleman from kentucky, congressman whit field.

Ed Whitfield

2:41:00 to 2:42:20( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Ed Whitfield

Ed Whitfield

2:41:18 to 2:41:38( Edit History Discussion )

Ed Whitfield: the chair: the gentleman is recognized for two minutes. mr. whitfield: i rise to support the en bloc amendmts. all of us know all too well that many one nene -- young men and women returning from iraq and afghanistan have suffered

Ed Whitfield

2:41:39 to 2:42:00( Edit History Discussion )

Ed Whitfield: serious physical and emotional injuries. camp lejeune, camp pendleton, fort campbell, kentucky, and walter reed have rehabilitative programs that includeshe therapeutic use of animals to treat these wounded warriors and preliminary results show the programs are particularly effective.

Ed Whitfield

2:42:01 to 2:42:21( Edit History Discussion )

Ed Whitfield: in the en bloc amendment, i have an amendment that directs the department of defense working with h.h.s. and the veterans' administration to conduct a study to determine whether the use of therapeut -- the therapeutic use of animals to treat these wounded warriors should be expanded to

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