H.Amdt.315 to H.R.2586107th Congress (2001-2002)
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Description: H.Amdt. 315 — 107th Congress (2001-2002)All Information (Except Text)
Amendment expresses the sense of Congress commending the DOD decision to establish the Defense of Freedom medal to recognize the sacrifices of civilian personnel who are killed or wounded as a result of hostile action.
An amendment numbered 2 printed in House Report 107-218 to express the sense of the Congress recognizing the importance of civilians in support of the Armed Forces worldwide; to commend the DOD decision to create a new award, a medal for the defense of freedom, to be awarded to civilians employed by the Department of Defense who are killed or wounded as a result of hostile action; to urge the Secretary of Defense to move expeditiously to produce and award the new medal and to develop a more comprehensive, uniform policy for the award of decorations to military and civilian personnel.
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