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House Proceeding on Oct 13th, 2009 :: 0:35:05 to 0:38:30
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Stephen F. Lynch

0:35:01 to 0:35:22( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: country i ask all members to join me in supporting h.r. 2877 and first lieutenant allen's honor. mr. speaker, i reserve the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman reserves. the gentleman from massachusetts. mr. lynch: thank you, mr. speaker. a resident of milford, pennsylvania, first lieutenant allen bravely served as support operations iraqi freedom as a

Stephen F. Lynch

0:35:05 to 0:38:30( Edit History Discussion )
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Stephen F. Lynch

0:35:23 to 0:35:43( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: member of guards headquarters in headquarters company, out of new york. regrettably as has been noted lieutenant allen and a fellow unit member, were killed in tikrit iraq of injuries sustained when a mine explosion

Stephen F. Lynch

0:35:44 to 0:36:04( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: occurred near their location. first lieutenant allen was 34 yes old at the time of his death. as noted by his fellow rainbow division soldiers who held a ceremony in honor of their two fallen comrades at forward operating base danger on june 2009, first lieutenant allen was highly regarded as a

Stephen F. Lynch

0:36:05 to 0:36:25( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: skilled platoon leader who always took care of his troops. quote, he was always running around getting stuff for his guys, food, safety, eq and billeting and never forgot where he came from, recalled colonel mario the division assistan operations. in addition to his distinguished service to his unit and country, first

Stephen F. Lynch

0:36:26 to 0:36:47( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: lieutenant allen is equally remembered as a dedicated husband to his beloved wife, barbara, whom he made sure to call every day and loving father to their boys pictures always carried in his wallet and wouldisplay to anyone who would bother take look. according to a division legal

Stephen F. Lynch

0:36:48 to 0:37:08( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: assistant officer who trained with lieutenant allen. moreover, as a high school science teacher at george barrack high school in new york, first lieutenant allen evidenced the same commitment, dedication, generosity t students as he did to his fellow soldiers. and his family. quote, he loved kids, had he a real passion for our students,

Stephen F. Lynch

0:37:09 to 0:37:32( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: recalled valley central school district superintendent joseph p. zenetti and noted by all those fortunate enough to know him, had he a unique gift for making everyone around him feel more positive and happier. a family statement issued following the death perhaps best characterized it. lieutenant allen's effect on his loved ones everyone loved

Stephen F. Lynch

0:37:33 to 0:37:53( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: lo for his lou-ness. the life and legacy of lieutenant allen are a testament to all the brave men and women who have dedicated their lives to serving our nation. it is my hope we can honor this young soldier by designating the chester post office in his honor. with that i yield -

Stephen F. Lynch

0:37:54 to 0:38:14( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman reserves. the gentleman from kentucky is recognized. mr. guthrie: mr. speaker, i have no other speakers at this moment. i reserve the balance of my time. the speaker pro t gentleman reserves. the gentleman from massachusetts. mr. lynch: mr. speaker, i have no further speakers, but we continue to reserve the speaker pro tempo: the gentleman reserves. mr. guthrie: i have no other speakers.

Stephen F. Lynch

0:38:15 to 0:38:31( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: i yield back my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from kentucky queeleds back. massachusetts virginia tech. mr. lynch: in closing i again urge my colleagues on both sides of the aisle to join with mr. hall, the principal sponsor of this resolution, in honoring first lieutenant louis allen to

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