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Senate Proceeding on Mar 28th, 2011 :: 4:07:45 to 4:10:35
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Johnny Isakson

4:07:36 to 4:07:56( Edit History Discussion )

Johnny Isakson: quorum call: a senator: mr. president? the presiding officer: the senator from georgia. mr. isakson: are we in a quorum call, mr. president? the presiding officer: we are. mr. consent that the quorum call be dispensed with. the presiding officer: without objection. mr. isakson: further, i ask that i be recognized as if in morning business.

Johnny Isakson

4:07:45 to 4:10:35( Edit History Discussion )
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Johnny Isakson

4:07:57 to 4:08:19( Edit History Discussion )

Johnny Isakson: the presiding officer: without objection. mr. isakson: i rise to pay tribute to a great career in aviation and aviation manufacturing in the state of georgia and the united states. tomorrow lee ryant of lockheed martin in marietta, georgia, will retire at the age of 60. after giving the last 11 years of his life to that plant and

Johnny Isakson

4:08:20 to 4:08:43( Edit History Discussion )

Johnny Isakson: overseeing the remarkable c-130-j superhercules, the best transporting aircraft in the history of aviation, of overseeing the completion of the first f-22 raff terse, the backbone of our air force, and then the developments of the fa-35 joint strike fighter, all being built in part or in whole

Johnny Isakson

4:08:46 to 4:09:06( Edit History Discussion )

Johnny Isakson: in marietta, georgia, lee ryant has led that in difficult times. he stood up for the airplanes knowing they were the right thing for the american people to have to ensure our defense. i'm sure he have a been to iraq. i've been to iraq, afghanistan. we've flown on the c-130's. i flew on one out of baghdad two years ago that was built in 1969

Johnny Isakson

4:09:07 to 4:09:27( Edit History Discussion )

Johnny Isakson: in a player yet at that, georgia, plant, and it is still flying today. a great airplane built by great men and women. lee ryant has been the leader for that plant in mir yet at that for the -- in marietta for the last 11 years. he has been a great leader for the past 35 years. he was selected the national

Johnny Isakson

4:09:28 to 4:09:48( Edit History Discussion )

Johnny Isakson: management associate of the year by the national management association, a tremendous credit that only 35 people have received in the past. lee is my friend. he's my neighbor. he's a great american. he's led a great company and a great community in georgia, and i rise tonight to pay tribute to his dedication, to his commitment and most of all his

Johnny Isakson

4:09:49 to 4:10:13( Edit History Discussion )

Johnny Isakson: compassion for the american people and for the defense of our country. i wish him the best in his retiernlt knowing that he has given to his country everything he could have given and earned every day of retirement that's bea to receive. and i yield back the balance of my t of a quorum. the presiding officer: the clerk will call the roll.

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