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Senate Proceeding on Apr 2nd, 2008 :: 0:04:55 to 0:07:40
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Mitch McConnell

0:04:41 to 0:04:55( Edit History Discussion )

Mitch McConnell: afternoon. the presiding officer: under the previous order the leadership time is reserved of the under the previous order the senate will resume consideration of the motion to proceed to h.r. 3221 which

Jack Reed

0:04:55 to 0:05:02( Edit History Discussion )

Jack Reed: the clerk will report. the clerk: motion to proceed to calendar 340, 3221, moving the united states toward greater energy independence and security and so forth and for other purposes. the presiding

Jack Reed

0:04:55 to 0:07:40( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Jack Reed

Jack Reed

0:05:02 to 0:05:17( Edit History Discussion )

Jack Reed: officer: the senator from rhode island. mr. reed: i ask unanimous consent to speak for two minutes in morning business. the presiding officer: without objection, so ordered. mr. reed: mr. president,

Jack Reed

0:05:17 to 0:05:29( Edit History Discussion )

Jack Reed: i add my comments to the accommodation of colonel, an extraordinary soldier, a family man, someone who has dedicated his whole life to the service of this nation in the unifo of the united states

Jack Reed

0:05:29 to 0:05:49( Edit History Discussion )

Jack Reed: army. he has done it with distinction. he has done it with tbi dealt to the -- fidelity to the ideals of this country and demonstrated great competence and extraordinary character. mike graduated from

Jack Reed

0:05:49 to 0:06:07( Edit History Discussion )

Jack Reed: west point in 1982. i was teaching his class. fortunately for mike he avoided my class and became a scholar. he received a master's degree, returned to west point and taught as a proffer in the department

Jack Reed

0:06:07 to 0:06:19( Edit History Discussion )

Jack Reed: department -- professor in the department of engineer. he served in a suck suggestion of demanding -- succession of demanding responsibility, troop commander, staff officer, and serious contributions as an

Jack Reed

0:06:19 to 0:06:36( Edit History Discussion )

Jack Reed: armored officer in the united states army. his career represents continued commitment to excellence as a professional and someone who maintained the highest standards of military officer. i first

Jack Reed

0:06:36 to 0:06:50( Edit History Discussion )

Jack Reed: get to know mike when he assisted me on several trips overseas. not only was he extraordinarily competent, well organized, but he was a decent, cheerful, and innovative and enthusiastic colleague

Jack Reed

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

Jack Reed: on the trips. he made them all work. they were in difficult circumstances in iraq and afghanistan. and in every moment, sometimes in duress and sometimes great difficulty he was unflappable and cheerful and

Jack Reed

0:07:06 to 0:07:28( Edit History Discussion )

Jack Reed: extraordinarily helpful to me. we all stop to note his service and we also thank him and commend him and his family and his lovely wife, vicki and two children, mary and michael, the example of what

Jack Reed

0:07:28 to 0:07:40( Edit History Discussion )

Jack Reed: americans should be in their dedication to country. the motto of west point is "duty, honor, country," and no one has led to it more significantly than mike barbarrel. i wish him well. the presiding

Ken Salazar

0:07:40 to 0:07:52( Edit History Discussion )

Ken Salazar: officer: the senator from colorado is recognized. mr. salazar: mr. president, i ask unanimous consent to be recognized for a few minutes as if in morning business and to have my comments included in the

Ken Salazar

0:07:40 to 0:11:04( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Ken Salazar

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