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House Proceeding 12-17-07 on Dec 17th, 2007 :: 2:44:51 to 2:48:08
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2:44:47 to 2:44:51( Edit History Discussion )

those in favor say aye. those opposed, no. in the opinion of the chair, 2/3 having responded in the affirmative, the rules are suspended, the concurrent resolution is agreed to, and without

Joseph Crowley

2:44:51 to 2:44:54( Edit History Discussion )

Joseph Crowley: objection the motion to reconsider is laid upon the table. for what purpose does the se gentlelady from new hampshire rise? ms. shea-porter: mr. speaker, i move to suspend the rules and pass

Joseph Crowley

2:44:51 to 2:48:08( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Joseph Crowley

Joseph Crowley

2:44:54 to 2:44:58( Edit History Discussion )

Joseph Crowley: house resolution 542 as amended. the sp eaker pro tempore: the mp clerk will report the title of the bill. the clerk: house resolution 542, resolution expressingol the unconditional support

Joseph Crowley

2:44:58 to 2:45:01( Edit History Discussion )

Joseph Crowley: of the house of representatives for the members of the national guard. the speaker pro tempore: pursuant to the rule, the gentlewoman from new hampshire, ms. shea-porter, and the gentleman from south

Joseph Crowley

2:45:01 to 2:45:05( Edit History Discussion )

Joseph Crowley: carolina, mr. wilson, each will control 20 minutes. the chair recognizes the gentlewoman from ngeew hampshire. . ms. shea-porter:rt mr. speaker, i yield myself such time as i may consume and ask

Joseph Crowley

2:45:05 to 2:45:08( Edit History Discussion )

Joseph Crowley: unanimous consent that all members may have five leslative days to revise and extend their remarks on the resolution under consideration. the speaker pro tempore: without objection, so ordered. the gentlelady

Joseph Crowley

2:45:08 to 2:45:12( Edit History Discussion )

Joseph Crowley: is recognized for such time as she may consume. ms. shea-porter: mr. speaker, i rise today in support of the national guard and in celebration of their 371 years of service. i would like to

Joseph Crowley

2:45:12 to 2:45:15( Edit History Discussion )

Joseph Crowley: thank my colleague from florida, guinea brown-waite, for bringing this -- ginny brown-waite, for bringing this resolution to the floor. the settlement of portsmouth, in 1679 the new hampshire

Joseph Crowley

2:45:15 to 2:45:19( Edit History Discussion )

Joseph Crowley: national guard was formerly established, marking the humble beginnings of my state's storied tradition of service. today, nearly 2,700 men and women continue thasame tradition of service in the new

Joseph Crowley

2:45:19 to 2:45:22( Edit History Discussion )

Joseph Crowley: hampshire national guard, and they, too, are distinguishing themselves on the battlefield and at home. in new hampshire, our guardsmen routinely perform search and rescue operations. they respond to

Joseph Crowley

2:45:22 to 2:45:26( Edit History Discussion )

Joseph Crowley: floods and to ice storms that threaten the renal each year. -- region each year. and they answered the call to aid victims from hurricane katrina. this story of selfless sacrifice is not unique

Joseph Crowley

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Joseph Crowley: to the members of the new hampshire's national guard, but it is one new hampshire of how national guardsmen put others before self and their sacrifice is honored in this bill. today, over

Joseph Crowley

2:45:29 to 2:45:41( Edit History Discussion )

Joseph Crowley: 30,000 guardsmen are serving on the ground and in the skies over iraq and afghanistan. as we celebrate the national guard for its 371 years of service, our thoughts are with those men and

Joseph Crowley

2:45:41 to 2:45:56( Edit History Discussion )

Joseph Crowley: women who continue to serve bravely overseas and with their families back home. and our hearts are heavy remembering the 483 army and air guardsmen that haveiven their last great measure of

Joseph Crowley

2:45:56 to 2:46:11( Edit History Discussion )

Joseph Crowley: devotion. for them we vow to care for their families and to honor their sacrifice. thank you, mr. speaker. i reserve the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentlelady reserves.

Joseph Crowley

2:46:11 to 2:46:24( Edit History Discussion )

Joseph Crowley: the gentleman from south carolina. mr. wilson: mr. speaker, i yield so much time to the gentlewoman from florida, ms. ginny brown-waite. the speaker pro tempore: the gentlelady is recognized

Joseph Crowley

2:46:24 to 2:46:38( Edit History Discussion )

Joseph Crowley: for as much time as she may consume. ms. brown-waite: mr. speaker, i rise in support of house resolution 542, which expresses the unconditional support of the house of representatives for the

Joseph Crowley

2:46:38 to 2:46:51( Edit History Discussion )

Joseph Crowley: members of the national guard. i certainly want to thank the chairman and ranking members of the around services committee. as we all know, december 13 was the 371st birthday of the national guard.

Joseph Crowley

2:46:51 to 2:47:06( Edit History Discussion )

Joseph Crowley: i could not think of a better way to celebrate this tremendous milestone than to honor the men and women who serve in the national guard with the resolution that's before us today. the national

Joseph Crowley

2:47:06 to 2:47:26( Edit History Discussion )

Joseph Crowley: guard certainly serves a unique purpose. it's main its main duty, -- its main duty, of course, is to defend the homeland. however, the national guard plays a vital role in aiding states when natural

Joseph Crowley

2:47:26 to 2:47:40( Edit History Discussion )

Joseph Crowley: disasters strike. whether it is helping to harness the wildfires that recently raged throughout california or aiding in the aftermath of hurricanes or tornadoes in florida and across the southeast,

Joseph Crowley

2:47:40 to 2:47:55( Edit History Discussion )

Joseph Crowley: the national guard has been there lending a helping hand. while helping out in times of need across the united states leaves a lasting impact, it is the work that the natnal guard does on

Joseph Crowley

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Joseph Crowley: and beyond our borders in a truly sets it apart. -- that truly sets it apart. the men and women who answer the call leave their caers, families, and loved ones behind. these men and women

Donald A. Manzullo

2:48:08 to 2:48:23( Edit History Discussion )

Donald A. Manzullo: put their lives on hold to protect this great country. and for that we must be eternally grateful. in fact, over 329,000 members of the national guard have been mobilized in support of numerous

Donald A. Manzullo

2:48:08 to 2:54:21( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Donald A. Manzullo

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