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House Proceeding 07-22-08 on Jul 22nd, 2008 :: 2:31:09 to 2:37:23
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speaker pro tempore: the gentleman reserves the balance of his time. the gentleman thfrom virginia is recognized. >> madam speaker, i yield myself such time as i might consume. the speaker pro tempore:

Carolyn B. Maloney

2:31:09 to 2:31:26( Edit History Discussion )

Carolyn B. Maloney: the gentleman is recognized. >> madam speaker, today i rise in strong support of house resolution 1139, recognizing the 100th anniversary of the pearl harbor naval shipyard in pearl harbor,

Carolyn B. Maloney

2:31:09 to 2:37:23( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Carolyn B. Maloney

Carolyn B. Maloney

2:31:26 to 2:31:43( Edit History Discussion )

Carolyn B. Maloney: hawaii. the mission of this outstanding shipyard, we keep them fit to fight, demonstrates the pride and professionalism of the men and women who serve our nation in pearl harbor. the unified

Carolyn B. Maloney

2:31:43 to 2:31:59( Edit History Discussion )

Carolyn B. Maloney: shipyard team is committed to the on-time delivery of the high-quality submarine and surface ship maintenance at or below expected costs. the pearl harbor shipya's culture of continuous improvement

Carolyn B. Maloney

2:31:59 to 2:32:14( Edit History Discussion )

Carolyn B. Maloney: and extremely high standards for safety, security and environmental protection are paramount in main tainting the readiness of our fleet in our mailtaryation miss in -- military's mission. properly

Carolyn B. Maloney

2:32:14 to 2:32:29( Edit History Discussion )

Carolyn B. Maloney: maintaining submarines and warships is instrumental in enabling our fighting forces to conduct operations in the global war on terror. our national defense demands that we have a strong and

Carolyn B. Maloney

2:32:29 to 2:32:44( Edit History Discussion )

Carolyn B. Maloney: capable naval fleet in the -- and the officer of crews of these warships as well as the men and women of the shipyards make this possible. our nation would not have the world's most technologically

Carolyn B. Maloney

2:32:44 to 2:32:58( Edit History Discussion )

Carolyn B. Maloney: advanced combat ships without the talent and dedication of the military industrial team and the public and private shipyards. in honoring the pearl harbor naval shipyard i note that now,

Carolyn B. Maloney

2:32:58 to 2:33:12( Edit History Discussion )

Carolyn B. Maloney: just as 100 years ago, both quality and quantity matter with respect to our naval fleet. that is why i voted to increase the funding for the virginia class submarine program to enable the construction

Carolyn B. Maloney

2:33:12 to 2:33:33( Edit History Discussion )

Carolyn B. Maloney: of two nuclear-powered submarines per year by fiscal year 2010. it is again time for our nation to have a strategic outlook on the future role of our naval forces and our navy should establish

Carolyn B. Maloney

2:33:33 to 2:33:47( Edit History Discussion )

Carolyn B. Maloney: a fleet at a minimum to maintain our maritime dominance and forward presence around the globe. moreover, such a fleet is only sustainable if we continue to invest in the people, skills

Carolyn B. Maloney

2:33:47 to 2:34:04( Edit History Discussion )

Carolyn B. Maloney: and infrastructure of our public shipyards. the 100th anniversary of the pearl harbor shipyard is historically significant as the united states navy continues to set the international standard

Carolyn B. Maloney

2:34:04 to 2:34:18( Edit History Discussion )

Carolyn B. Maloney: of excellence. i urge your support in continuing to promote the role of ship building and ship repair in defending our nation in the 21st century. maintaining the skills and strength of

Carolyn B. Maloney

2:34:18 to 2:34:31( Edit History Discussion )

Carolyn B. Maloney: the industrial base and providing the necessary resources for future construction and repair will enable our country to benefit from the tremendous scientific and military achievements as the

Carolyn B. Maloney

2:34:31 to 2:34:47( Edit History Discussion )

Carolyn B. Maloney: ships that have been repaired in pearl harbor have for over half a century. excuse me, for over a total century. so, madam speaker, i would like to recognize the 100th anniversary of the pearl

Carolyn B. Maloney

2:34:47 to 2:35:00( Edit History Discussion )

Carolyn B. Maloney: harbor naval shipyard and congratulate the men and women who provide exceptional service to our military, keeping our fleet fit to fight as they demonstrate honor, courage and commitment on a daily

Carolyn B. Maloney

2:35:00 to 2:35:11( Edit History Discussion )

Carolyn B. Maloney: basis. i call upon all americans to pause in honor of the service and sacrifice of not only those who -- not only of those brave americans who have served in our shipyards but also those who

Carolyn B. Maloney

2:35:11 to 2:35:24( Edit History Discussion )

Carolyn B. Maloney: have served and continue to serve in the defense of our nation and its values. and i urge my colleagues to support this most worthy resolution and reserve the balance of my time. la the speaker

Carolyn B. Maloney

2:35:24 to 2:35:37( Edit History Discussion )

Carolyn B. Maloney: pro tempore: the gentleman from hawaii is recognized. mr. abercrombie: thank you, madam speaker. madam speaker, i wanted to compliment mr. wittman and i want to thank him. it is perhaps by coincidence

Carolyn B. Maloney

2:35:37 to 2:35:49( Edit History Discussion )

Carolyn B. Maloney: but a happy coincidence that the gentleman, of course, is from virginia and with virginia and hawaii, we represent the east coast and the far west coast, i guess, really west in hawaii and

Carolyn B. Maloney

2:35:49 to 2:36:00( Edit History Discussion )

Carolyn B. Maloney: i want to thank him as well for his excellent statement. part of the reason being that he is has outlined very, very well, i think, one of the most important issues that we face and one that does

Carolyn B. Maloney

2:36:00 to 2:36:13( Edit History Discussion )

Carolyn B. Maloney: not always receive the kind of attention that i think it warrants. namely, our shipyards as a resource in the strategic -- meeting the strategic interests of the united states. . our shipyards

Carolyn B. Maloney

2:36:13 to 2:36:27( Edit History Discussion )

Carolyn B. Maloney: are crucial, vital and necessary not only to the defense of the united states but seeing to it that should we be called upon to exert military activity anywhere in the world, the backbone, the

Carolyn B. Maloney

2:36:27 to 2:36:41( Edit History Discussion )

Carolyn B. Maloney: foundation of any naval presence in any such contingency is dependent on the professionalism, dedication of shipyards in this nation. he also mentioned the virginia class submarines, the nuclear

Carolyn B. Maloney

2:36:41 to 2:36:56( Edit History Discussion )

Carolyn B. Maloney: submarines, and having observed the maintenance facilities in hawaii at pearl harbor naval shipyard, i can assure you that those virginia class submarines will be welcome there and the

Carolyn B. Maloney

2:36:56 to 2:37:11( Edit History Discussion )

Carolyn B. Maloney: repair and maintenance will be handled by people at the height of their professional capacity. the metal trades council there, the pearl harbor supervisors, some of om i believe are in the

Carolyn B. Maloney

2:37:11 to 2:37:23( Edit History Discussion )

Carolyn B. Maloney: gallery today oak what we are carrying out today in terms of the resolution, understand that we're going through more than just simply a ritual undertaking. i think that perhaps sometimes these

Christopher Shays

2:37:23 to 2:37:39( Edit History Discussion )

Christopher Shays: resolutions get put into that category in the sense that it appears we're going through the motions. but i'm sure you know, madam speaker, that one of the advantages of ritual in our society

Christopher Shays

2:37:23 to 2:43:05( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Christopher Shays

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