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House Proceeding 07-14-08 on Jul 14th, 2008 :: 0:13:49 to 0:16:47
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Ike Skelton

0:11:29 to 0:13:49( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Ike Skelton

Ike Skelton

0:13:37 to 0:13:49( Edit History Discussion )

Ike Skelton: not only today but every day. i urge my colleagues to support the very important resolution without the support of our military families, our armed forces would not be the incredible power

Gus Bilirakis

0:13:49 to 0:14:04( Edit History Discussion )

Gus Bilirakis: they are today. i reserve the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman reserves the balance of his time. the gentleman from connecticut is recognized. mr. courtney: thank

Gus Bilirakis

0:13:49 to 0:16:47( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Gus Bilirakis

Gus Bilirakis

0:14:04 to 0:14:19( Edit History Discussion )

Gus Bilirakis: you, mr. speaker. i yield sufficient time as he may consume to my friend and colleague and leader, the distinguished chairman of the armed services committee, the gentleman from missouri,

Gus Bilirakis

0:14:19 to 0:14:31( Edit History Discussion )

Gus Bilirakis: mr. skelton. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from missouri is recognized for as much time as he may consume. mr. skelton: i thank the gentleman from connecticut. i thank him for his leadership

Gus Bilirakis

0:14:31 to 0:14:46( Edit History Discussion )

Gus Bilirakis: on this issue. mr. speaker, we recall that our nation's been at war for over six years. it's often in times of conflict that our uniformed services are called upon to do as in war time now

Gus Bilirakis

0:14:46 to 0:15:02( Edit History Discussion )

Gus Bilirakis: to do extraordinary duty. the their families that we seem from time to time to forget. but the support of their families is so very important. they're a very special group. military families

Gus Bilirakis

0:15:02 to 0:15:19( Edit History Discussion )

Gus Bilirakis: regularly face months of separation, one, two, three and in some cases four deployments. children being born, i recall, mr. speaker, not all that long ago, coming into port, having been helicoptered

Gus Bilirakis

0:15:19 to 0:15:34( Edit History Discussion )

Gus Bilirakis: out to the u.s.s. harriet truman, and seeing a good number of sailors being allowed to leave the ship first to meet their family and to meet the newborn children in those families that they

Gus Bilirakis

0:15:34 to 0:15:47( Edit History Discussion )

Gus Bilirakis: had never seen before. stores of children being born, of precious moments like graduations and birthdays being separated. i think it's important that we in congress recognize the importance and

Gus Bilirakis

0:15:47 to 0:16:01( Edit History Discussion )

Gus Bilirakis: give moral support and comfort and thanks to those military families who bond together in times of crisis and help each other and i think it's incumbent upon every american, not only to say thanks

Gus Bilirakis

0:16:01 to 0:16:16( Edit History Discussion )

Gus Bilirakis: and appreciation to those we see in uniform, but to do the same thing for the spouses and the children in those wonderful families. i yield back the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore:

Gus Bilirakis

0:16:16 to 0:16:30( Edit History Discussion )

Gus Bilirakis: the gentleman from missouri yields back the balance of his time. the gentleman from connecticut reserves the balance of his time. the gentleman from alabama is recognized. mr. rogers: thank you,

Gus Bilirakis

0:16:30 to 0:16:47( Edit History Discussion )

Gus Bilirakis: mr. speaker. i'd like to yield such time as he may consume to the sponsosur of this legislation, mr. bilirakis. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from is recognized for as much time as

Jesse L. Jr.Jackson

0:16:47 to 0:16:56( Edit History Discussion )

Jesse L. Jr.Jackson: he may consume. mr. bilirakis: thank you, mr. speaker. i rise today in support of house cons remain 295. i would like to thank chairman skelton and hunter for allowing this resolution to come

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