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House Proceeding 12-17-07 on Dec 17th, 2007 :: 2:48:08 to 2:54:21
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Joseph Crowley

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

2:47:55 to 2:48:08( Edit History Discussion )

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

Donald A. Manzullo

2:48:23 to 2:48:40( Edit History Discussion )

Donald A. Manzullo: military operations since september 11, 2001. the national guard units from my district have played a critical role in many of these operations. and i want to thank this opportunity to thank

Donald A. Manzullo

2:48:40 to 2:48:54( Edit History Discussion )

Donald A. Manzullo: them for everything they do in defense of awful our freedoms. their contributions have been a tremendous asset, and without the national guard, the united states armed forces would not

Donald A. Manzullo

2:48:54 to 2:49:06( Edit History Discussion )

Donald A. Manzullo: be able to operate at the high level it currently does. as many of you know, an issue that is extremely important to me and the people of my district and most likely your district too is illegal

Donald A. Manzullo

2:49:06 to 2:49:22( Edit History Discussion )

Donald A. Manzullo: immigration and the need for greater border security. that's why it's also important to note that the national guard is playing vital role in protecting our borders. there are currently 6,000

Donald A. Manzullo

2:49:22 to 2:49:41( Edit History Discussion )

Donald A. Manzullo: national guardsmen serving along our borders doing their best to stem the tide of illegal immigration that threatens this country. the national guard is playing an ever-increasing role

Donald A. Manzullo

2:49:41 to 2:49:51( Edit History Discussion )

Donald A. Manzullo: in the defense of our great country, and i encourage my colleagues to show their support for the sacrifices these men and women make by supporting this resolution. thank you, mr. speaker. i

Donald A. Manzullo

2:49:51 to 2:50:06( Edit History Discussion )

Donald A. Manzullo: yield back the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentlewoman yields back the balance of her time. ms. shea-porter: i yield back. the speaker pro tempore: the gentlelady from new

Donald A. Manzullo

2:50:06 to 2:50:21( Edit History Discussion )

Donald A. Manzullo: hampshire yields back as well. the question is will the house suspend the rules -- i apologize. the gentleman from south carolina. mr. wilson: mr. speaker, i yield myself such time as i may consume.

Donald A. Manzullo

2:50:21 to 2:50:35( Edit History Discussion )

Donald A. Manzullo: the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman is recognized. mr. wilson: thank you, mr. speaker. i want to thank representative ginny brown-waite for introducing this resolution and my colleagues

Donald A. Manzullo

2:50:35 to 2:50:49( Edit History Discussion )

Donald A. Manzullo: on the armed services committee for bringing it to the floor for our consideration. as a proud co-sponsor, i am honored to have this opportunity to recognize the contributions oour citizens

Donald A. Manzullo

2:50:49 to 2:51:04( Edit History Discussion )

Donald A. Manzullo: -- citizen soldiers in the un ited states national guard. from the earliest days of our country's founding to today, average amicans have stepped forward to serve their nation. soldiers of

Donald A. Manzullo

2:51:04 to 2:51:17( Edit History Discussion )

Donald A. Manzullo: the national guard have served in every major combat throughout our great history. and since september 11, they have taken a tremendous role in support of the global war on terrorism in

Donald A. Manzullo

2:51:17 to 2:51:32( Edit History Discussion )

Donald A. Manzullo: iraq and afghanistan. since these terrible attacks six years ago, 329,982 members of the national guard have been mobilized for military operations around the world. unlike their traditional

Donald A. Manzullo

2:51:32 to 2:51:45( Edit History Discussion )

Donald A. Manzullo: military comrades, national guard members are not career military soldiers. they are most often employed in other careers and serve when called upon to assist with combat operations and as first

Donald A. Manzullo

2:51:45 to 2:52:01( Edit History Discussion )

Donald A. Manzullo: responders during domestic emergencies and rescue and recovery situations. this unique role underscores an immense dedication to their patriotic duty to this nation. as a 31-year veteran of

Donald A. Manzullo

2:52:01 to 2:52:17( Edit History Discussion )

Donald A. Manzullo: the army reserve and national guard, i'm honored to have known and worked with many of these extraordinary and dedicated individuals. my former unit, the 218th mechanized infantry brigade of the

Donald A. Manzullo

2:52:17 to 2:52:36( Edit History Discussion )

Donald A. Manzullo: south carolina army national guard is currently serving in afghanistan under the leadership of brigadier general bob livingston. its 1,800 troops is the largest deployment of national guard since

Donald A. Manzullo

2:52:36 to 2:52:51( Edit History Discussion )

Donald A. Manzullo: world war ii. i have visited the troops in june, august, and november. and i know firsthand they're training afghani police and forces to help that young democracy stand on its own two

Donald A. Manzullo

2:52:51 to 2:53:14( Edit History Discussion )

Donald A. Manzullo: feet. the best way to stop terrorism is to deny terrorist safe havens anywhere in the world. additionally, my son, allen, was deployed with the south carolina national guard to iraq, along

Donald A. Manzullo

2:53:14 to 2:53:26( Edit History Discussion )

Donald A. Manzullo: with my son julian, with guard service in egypt. and my family and i are grateful for their service and the service of their comrades, led by major general john spears, america's longest

Donald A. Manzullo

2:53:26 to 2:53:41( Edit History Discussion )

Donald A. Manzullo: serving general. they know that the national guard membership is rewarding for service for america and for our state while receiving extraordinary opportunities for education, travel, and meeting

Donald A. Manzullo

2:53:41 to 2:53:54( Edit History Discussion )

Donald A. Manzullo: talented people of competence and patriotism. i encourage every american to consider national guard service. with this resolution, we recognize the contributions to the guard, but we also pledge

Donald A. Manzullo

2:53:54 to 2:54:08( Edit History Discussion )

Donald A. Manzullo: to support their efforts with the necessary resources and express our deepest gratitude to the families whoose loved one served this nation. above all, our deepest sympathy goes to the families

Donald A. Manzullo

2:54:08 to 2:54:21( Edit History Discussion )

Donald A. Manzullo: of those whose loved ones have been lost. on behalf of the colleagues in the house of representatives and the american people, i want to thank the brave men and women of the guard for their service.

2:54:21 to 2:54:36( Edit History Discussion )

in times of peace and times of war, they are working to protect our nation and our allies around the world and the citizens here at home. i want to thank representative brown-waite for introducing

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