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House Proceeding on Sep 25th, 2009 :: 0:06:40 to 0:08:05
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James Jordan

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James Jordan: the united states on nuclear weapons, why would we drop our defenses on the east coast? constituted to protect our citizens. by scrapping national missile defense for our east coast we fail in our job. and i yield back my time. the speaker pro tempore: for what purpose does the gentleman >> to address the house for one minute.

James Jordan

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James Jordan

0:06:57 to 0:07:17( Edit History Discussion )

James Jordan: the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from ohio is recognized for one minute. >> madam speaker, i rise today to honor the life of a brave young soldier and one of america's fallen heroes, staff sergeant shannon smith of ohio. shannon was a native of marion, ohio, graduated from marion harding high school where he was an accomplished wremple, winning his weight class at the ohio heartland conference for three years.

James Jordan

0:07:18 to 0:07:38( Edit History Discussion )

James Jordan: he joined the service in 1997, serving state stide as well as in afghanistan, iraq and bosnia before joining the 545th military police company. based at fort richardson, alaska. shannon died on september 8, 2009, in iraq. while serving his country in support of operation iraqi freedom. age 31, he's survived by a

James Jordan

0:07:39 to 0:08:00( Edit History Discussion )

James Jordan: loving family, including his wife, cassie, and his parents james and deborah. in reading of shannons a life and speaking to his family members, it's clear that he had an impact of the lives around him. he had a remarkable sense of humor. he was a leader, a family man. he was one of the brave few who stood up and volunteered to serve his country.

James Jordan

0:08:01 to 0:08:07( Edit History Discussion )

James Jordan: he fought to protect us. he gave his life in defense of his country, his community, his state and nation.

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