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House Proceeding 07-08-09 on Jul 8th, 2009 :: 2:52:10 to 2:55:55
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Virginia Foxx

2:52:01 to 2:52:21( Edit History Discussion )

Virginia Foxx: the clerk: ms. kline of maryland and mr. adam jones of michigan. the speaker pro tempore: the chair will entertain requests for one-minute speeches. gentlewoman from north carolina rise? ms. foxx: madam speaker, i ask unanimous consent that today

Virginia Foxx

2:52:10 to 2:55:55( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Virginia Foxx

Virginia Foxx

2:52:22 to 2:52:44( Edit History Discussion )

Virginia Foxx: following legislative business and any special orders heretofore entered into, the following members may be permitted to address the house, revise and extend their remarks and include therein extraneous material, mr. p, july 15, five minutes. mr. gingrey, today, july 10 -- 9 an10, five minutes. mr. jones, july 15, five minutes.

Virginia Foxx

2:52:45 to 2:53:05( Edit History Discussion )

Virginia Foxx: mr. gohmert, today, july 9, five minutes. ms. fox, today, july 9, five minutes. the speaker pro tempore: without objection. under the speaker's

Virginia Foxx

2:53:06 to 2:53:26( Edit History Discussion )

Virginia Foxx: announced policy of january 6, 2009 and under a previous order of the house, the following members are recognized for five minutes each. mr. poe of texas. for what purpose does the the gentlewoman from north carose does the the gentlewoman from north carolina rise? ms. foxx: permission to address

Virginia Foxx

2:53:27 to 2:53:47( Edit History Discussion )

Virginia Foxx: the house for five minutes the speaker pro tempore: witho objection.. ms. foxx: i rise today to acknowledge the heroism o captain garner of north carolina. an officer in the 82nd airborne division fell in the line of duty in afghanistan monday when a roadside bomb exploded under

Virginia Foxx

2:53:48 to 2:54:09( Edit History Discussion )

Virginia Foxx: the vehicle in which he and three others were riding. captain garner was assigned to b company, first battalion, fourth infantry regiment, germany. dedicated to unyielding service to others, he was among seven u.s. troops killed in what was described as one of the

Virginia Foxx

2:54:10 to 2:54:30( Edit History Discussion )

Virginia Foxx: deadliest days for u.s. troops in afghanistan since 2001. captain garner was an outstanding leader throughout high school, college, and in the united states military. he graduated from elkin high school in 1997 where he excelled in sports and won several football, basketball, and

Virginia Foxx

2:54:31 to 2:54:55( Edit History Discussion )

Virginia Foxx: baseball awards. in 2002, captain garner graduated from the united states military academy at west point as a secretary lieutenant. he was then assigned to an infantry unit at fort bragg, north carolina captain garner leaves behind his loving parents and his wife. his absence leaves a hole in the

Virginia Foxx

2:54:56 to 2:55:18( Edit History Discussion )

Virginia Foxx: hearts of the garner and myers families, the tight n.i.t. -- tight knit community of elkin, north carolina. he's described by his friends and family as having lived to serve and sacrifice for others. from a young age he aspired to be a soldier. he will long be rembered as a man who knew the meaning of service, sacrifice, and the call

Virginia Foxx

2:55:19 to 2:55:41( Edit History Discussion )

Virginia Foxx: of duty to his family and his country. madam speaker, my thoughts and prayers are with captain garner's wife, parents, and extended family. may they feel god's comrting presence during this difficult time. we pause to honor his memory and express our gratitude to his great bravery and profound sacrifice.

Virginia Foxx

2:55:42 to 2:55:55( Edit History Discussion )

Virginia Foxx: our nation is a better place for his having been among us and he is -- and is blessed to call him an honored son. we mourn his passing and we

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