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House Proceeding 12-07-09 on Dec 7th, 2009 :: 0:21:50 to 0:27:25
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Madeleine Z. Bordallo

0:21:43 to 0:22:06( Edit History Discussion )

Madeleine Z. Bordallo: yeas and nays. the speaker pro tempore: the yeas and nays are requested. all those in favor of taking this vote by the yeas and nays will rise and remain standing until counted. a sufficient number having arisen, the yeas and nays are ordered. pursuant to clause 8 of rule 20 and the chair's prior announcement, further proc

Madeleine Z. Bordallo

0:21:50 to 0:27:25( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Madeleine Z. Bordallo

Madeleine Z. Bordallo

0:22:07 to 0:22:27( Edit History Discussion )

Madeleine Z. Bordallo: be postponed. for what purpose does t adjustment guam rise? ms. bordallo: mr. speaker, i move to suspend the rules and agree to house resolution 940 as introduced. the speaker pro tempore: the clerk will report th the resolution. the clerk: house resolution 940, resolution recognizing and honoring the national guard on the occasion of its anniversary.

Madeleine Z. Bordallo

0:22:28 to 0:22:48( Edit History Discussion )

Madeleine Z. Bordallo: the speaker pro tempore: pursuant gentlewoman from guam, miss door dalo, and from florida, mr. -- ms. bordallo, and the gentleman from florida, mr. rooney, each will control 20 minutes. ms. bordallo: i yield myself such time as i may consume. i ask unanimous consent that all members may have five legislative days to revise and extend the remarks on the

Madeleine Z. Bordallo

0:22:49 to 0:23:09( Edit History Discussion )

Madeleine Z. Bordallo: resolution under consideration. the speaker pro tempore: without objection. ms. bordallo: mr. speaker, i rise in support of house resolution 940, introduced by my colleague from ohio, mr. latta, which recognizes the 373rd birthday of the nation's military first responders, our

Madeleine Z. Bordallo

0:23:10 to 0:23:31( Edit History Discussion )

Madeleine Z. Bordallo: national guard. on december 13, celebrate the enormous contributions that our nation's citizen soldiers and airmen have contributed to our national defense for over 300 years. our forefathers relied on i citizens soldiers to protect

Madeleine Z. Bordallo

0:23:32 to 0:23:54( Edit History Discussion )

Madeleine Z. Bordallo: this young nation and today we soldiers to protect the values and the rights that americans enjoy today. our men and women in the national guard not only volunteer to serve overseas in our nation's defense, they are also an integral part of our local communities providing assistance, support, and protection to their neighbors

Madeleine Z. Bordallo

0:23:55 to 0:24:16( Edit History Discussion )

Madeleine Z. Bordallo: and loved ones in natural and man made disasters within the united states. the history of the national guard began back during the early days of our nation. the colonists adopted the english militia system which required all males between the ages of 16 and 60 to and contribute to the defense

Madeleine Z. Bordallo

0:24:17 to 0:24:38( Edit History Discussion )

Madeleine Z. Bordallo: of in those early years, the militia provided the first line of defense in our nation, which continues to this very day. throughout our nation's conflicts, the national guard has been an integral part of our country's national defense. during world war

Madeleine Z. Bordallo

0:24:39 to 0:25:02( Edit History Discussion )

Madeleine Z. Bordallo: guard made up 40% ofhe america's combat divisions. the national defense act of 1933 established the national guard as a reserve component of the army and the 1947 national security act of 1947 established the air component of the national guard as a reserve component of the air force.

Madeleine Z. Bordallo

0:25:03 to 0:25:23( Edit History Discussion )

Madeleine Z. Bordallo: more than 300,000 members of the national guard participated in world war ii. and over 180,000 members of the national guard participated in the korean war. and nearly 23,000 members of the national guard deployed in support of the vietnam war. more than 50,000 members of the

Madeleine Z. Bordallo

0:25:24 to 0:25:44( Edit History Discussion )

Madeleine Z. Bordallo: national guard were deployed to the gulf states in support of hurricane katrina. today, mr. speaker, almt a quarter of a million members of the national guard have been mobilized in support of operation noble eagle, operation enduring freedom, and operation iraqi freedom.

Madeleine Z. Bordallo

0:25:45 to 0:26:06( Edit History Discussion )

Madeleine Z. Bordallo: so today we are here to express our appreciation to those who serve in the national guard and their families who are also defense of our and we are here to express our gratitude and respect for those of the national guard who have our nation. our sympathy and our prayers are with their families and

Madeleine Z. Bordallo

0:26:07 to 0:26:28( Edit History Discussion )

Madeleine Z. Bordallo: their loved ones. and their be forgotten. mr. speaker, as a former lieutenant governor of guam, i came to rely guard to be always there, always ready to respond to local issues. on september 11 the national guard immediately resnded to

Madeleine Z. Bordallo

0:26:29 to 0:26:51( Edit History Discussion )

Madeleine Z. Bordallo: the new and urgent national requirements to protect our airports. the national guard is a cri national defense and i am also proud to represent the national -- guam national guard which has the most membership per capita of any other state. of national guard in this country.

Madeleine Z. Bordallo

0:26:52 to 0:27:12( Edit History Discussion )

Madeleine Z. Bordallo: so i urge my colleagues to support the house resolution 940 and join us as we wish america's national guard a very happy birthday. i reserve the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: te gentlewoman from guam reserves the balance of her time. for what purpose does the gentleman from florida rise? mr. rooney: mr. speaker, i yield myselsuch time as i may consume. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman is recognized.

Madeleine Z. Bordallo

0:27:13 to 0:27:25( Edit History Discussion )

Madeleine Z. Bordallo: mr. rooney: mr. speaker, i rise in strong support of house resolution 940 which recognizes the service and sacrifices of the members of the army and air national guard on the occasion

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