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House Proceeding 12-07-09 on Dec 7th, 2009 :: 0:04:40 to 0:09:55
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Madeleine Z. Bordallo

0:04:39 to 0:04:59( Edit History Discussion )

Madeleine Z. Bordallo: of echo company of the 100th and the sacrifice of the soldiers and families in support of the united states. the speaker pro tempore: pursuant to the rule, the gentlewoman from guam, ms. bordallo, and the gentleman from florida, mr. rooney, each will control 20 minutes. the chair recognizes the gentlewoman from guam.

Madeleine Z. Bordallo

0:04:40 to 0:09:55( Edit History Discussion )
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Madeleine Z. Bordallo

0:05:00 to 0:05:21( Edit History Discussion )

Madeleine Z. Bordallo: ms. bordallo: mr. speaker, i yield myself such time as i may consume. i ask unanimous consent that all members may hav legislative days to revise and extend their remarks on the resolution under consideration. the speaker pro tempore: wiout objection. ms. bordallo: mr. speaker, i stand in support of house concurrent resolution 199, introduced by my colleague,

Madeleine Z. Bordallo

0:05:22 to 0:05:44( Edit History Discussion )

Madeleine Z. Bordallo: congressman sablan from the commonwealth of the northern mariana islands. house concurrent resolution 199 recognizes the valuable contributions of company e 100th battalion, 422nd infantry regimen of the united states army.

Madeleine Z. Bordallo

0:05:45 to 0:06:05( Edit History Discussion )

Madeleine Z. Bordallo: not many know that the only combat unit in the army reserve. in fact, echo company of the 100th battalion was redesignated on february 16, 1999, on the islands of saipan, rota and guam. as the representative from

Madeleine Z. Bordallo

0:06:06 to 0:06:26( Edit History Discussion )

Madeleine Z. Bordallo: guam, i appreciate the opportunity to recognize and commend these soldiers for their outstanding and important service to our nation. so today i join my colleague in recognizing the 10th anniversary of the activation of echo company men and women who serve in echo company and their families for their designation and their

Madeleine Z. Bordallo

0:06:27 to 0:06:49( Edit History Discussion )

Madeleine Z. Bordallo: sacrifice. during the second world war, the 100th battalion, known as one japanese americans from hawaii. they comprised of japanese americans who had parents,

Madeleine Z. Bordallo

0:06:50 to 0:07:10( Edit History Discussion )

Madeleine Z. Bordallo: siblings and relatives and many who themselves had been forcibly removed from their homes and communities and sent to internment camps in the united states. these highly decorated individuals distinguished themselves on the battlefield of europe, and to volunteer to serve in echo

Madeleine Z. Bordallo

0:07:11 to 0:07:32( Edit History Discussion )

Madeleine Z. Bordallo: company continuto serve with distinction on today's battle fields. echo's companies has served two tours in iraq from 2004 through 2006 and through this year. in fact, in my most recentrip iraq i had the opportunity to meet with men and women of echo company who were

Madeleine Z. Bordallo

0:07:33 to 0:07:55( Edit History Discussion )

Madeleine Z. Bordallo: performing security operations. i appreciated the opportunity to meet with these men and women in uniform and to recognize their service in the theater of operations. unfortunately, three members of e ultimate sacrifice in defense of our nation.

Madeleine Z. Bordallo

0:07:56 to 0:08:16( Edit History Discussion )

Madeleine Z. Bordallo: staff sergeant will leto, specialist laurence j. jax and our hearts and prayers are with their families and loved ones and those who they left behind. the motto of the 100th battalion is go for broke which continues unabated.

Madeleine Z. Bordallo

0:08:17 to 0:08:38( Edit History Discussion )

Madeleine Z. Bordallo: today we recognize the 10th anniversary of echo company a i ask members to recognize these men and women who have volunteered to defend our nation and to support house and i reserve the balance of my time. the gentlewoman reserves. for what purpose does the gentleman from florida rise?

Madeleine Z. Bordallo

0:08:39 to 0:09:00( Edit History Discussion )

Madeleine Z. Bordallo: mr. rooney: mr. speakeri yield myself such time as i may consume. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman is recognized. mr. rooney: mr. speaker, i rise in strong support of house concurrent resolution 199, which recognizes the services and sacrifices of echo company of the 100th infantry battalion.

Madeleine Z. Bordallo

0:09:01 to 0:09:21( Edit History Discussion )

Madeleine Z. Bordallo: i want to thank delegate gregorio sablan for introdung it. it was part of saipan and guam and now serves to protect the citizens of the northern mariana islands and guam. since that time it has served two tours in iraq suffering the loss of two of its men. it continues to support the

Madeleine Z. Bordallo

0:09:22 to 0:09:42( Edit History Discussion )

Madeleine Z. Bordallo: people and communities of the northern mariana islands and stands ready to support america. echo company carries on the traditions of world war ii predecessors in the 100th battalion, 442nd infantry regimen and continues to lives by its motto, go for broke. this resolution honors the

Madeleine Z. Bordallo

0:09:43 to 0:09:55( Edit History Discussion )

Madeleine Z. Bordallo: soldiers of the unit and the families who support them. i urge members to support bill and i reserve the balance of the speaker pro tempore: the

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