Sunday, November 08, 2009

Congressman Steve Isreal NY-02 Just Introduced 2 Bills Honoring Cold War Veterans

 
The official press release should be tomorrow but sinceThomas has posted them tonight we shall announce that Rep. Isreal NY-02 has Introduced H.R.4051 a House version of the Webb/Snowe Cold War Medal bill and a Cold War Veteran Recognition Day Resolution IH 900. There will be more on this tomorrow as we recieve information.
 
 
 
H.R.4051 Text is not yet back from GPO
 
 
HRES 900 IH is below
 
 
 
Whereas the Cold War involved hundreds of military exercises and operations that occurred between September 2, 1945, and December 26, 1991; (Introduced in House)

HRES 900 IH

111th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. RES. 900

Supporting the goals and ideals of a Cold War Veterans Recognition Day to honor the sacrifices and contributions made by members of the Armed Forces during the Cold War and encouraging the people of the United States to participate in local and national activities honoring the sacrifices and contributions of those individuals.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

November 6, 2009

Mr. ISRAEL submitted the following resolution; which was referred to the Committee on Armed Services


RESOLUTION

Supporting the goals and ideals of a Cold War Veterans Recognition Day to honor the sacrifices and contributions made by members of the Armed Forces during the Cold War and encouraging the people of the United States to participate in local and national activities honoring the sacrifices and contributions of those individuals.

Whereas the Cold War involved hundreds of military exercises and operations that occurred between September 2, 1945, and December 26, 1991;

Whereas millions of Americans valiantly stood watch as members of the Armed Forces during the Cold War;

Whereas many Americans sacrificed their lives during the Cold War in the cause of defeating communism and promoting world peace and stability; and

Whereas May 1 is an appropriate day to observe a Cold War Veterans Recognition Day: Now, therefore, be it

    Resolved, That the House of Representatives--

      (1) supports the goals and ideals of a Cold War Veterans Recognition Day to honor the sacrifices and contributions made by members of the Armed Forces during the Cold War; and

      (2) encourages the people of the United States to participate in local and national activities honoring the sacrifices and contributions of those individuals.