Text: S.Res.33 — 106th Congress (1999-2000)All Information (Except Text)

Text available as:

  • TXT
  • PDF (PDF provides a complete and accurate display of this text.) Tip?

Shown Here:
Agreed to Senate (04/30/1999)

 
[Congressional Bills 106th Congress]
[From the U.S. Government Printing Office]
[S. Res. 33 Agreed to Senate (ATS)]


106th CONGRESS
  1st Session
S. RES. 33

   Designating May 1999 as ``National Military Appreciation Month''.


_______________________________________________________________________


                   IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

                            February 9, 1999

   Mr. McCain (for himself, Mr. Warner, Mr. Levin, Mr. Thurmond, Mr. 
  Kennedy, Mr. Smith of New Hampshire, Mr. Bingaman, Mr. Inhofe, Mr. 
 Cleland, Ms. Landrieu, Mr. Allard, Mr. Byrd, Mr. Hatch, Mr. Edwards, 
Mr. Biden, Mr. Reid, Mr. Lugar, Mr. Hollings, Mr. Dorgan, Mr. Cochran, 
    Mr. Crapo, Mr. Hagel, Mr. Jeffords, Mr. Collins, Mr. Gramm, Mr. 
Daschle, Mr. DeWine, Mr. Kerrey, Mr. Murkowski, Mr. Helms, Mr. Abraham, 
 Mr. Hutchinson, Mr. Robb, Mr. Shelby, Mr. Gregg, Mr. Bond, Mr. Roth, 
 Mr. Graham, Mr. Coverdell, Mr. Johnson, Mrs. Lincoln, Mr. Akaka, Mr. 
Kerry, Mr. Feingold, Mr. Mack, Mr. Reed, Mr. Ashcroft, Mr. Inouye, Mr. 
 Conrad, Mr. Sarbanes, Mr. Kohl, Mr. Craig, Ms. Snowe, Mr. Lieberman, 
Mr. Sessions, Mr. Specter, Ms. Mikulski, Mr. Domenici, Mr. Lautenberg, 
  Mrs. Feinstein, Mrs. Boxer, Mrs. Murray, Mr. Frist, Mr. Leahy, Mrs. 
Hutchison, and Mr. Bryan) submitted the following resolution; which was 
               referred to the Committee on the Judiciary

                             April 29, 1999

                Reported by Mr. Hatch, without amendment

                             April 30, 1999

                        Considered and agreed to

_______________________________________________________________________

                               RESOLUTION


 
   Designating May 1999 as ``National Military Appreciation Month''.

Whereas the freedom and security that United States citizens enjoy today are 
        results of the vigilant commitment of the United States Armed Forces in 
        preserving the freedom and security;
Whereas it is appropriate to promote national awareness of the sacrifices that 
        members of the United States Armed Forces have made in the past and 
        continue to make every day in order to support the Constitution and to 
        preserve the freedoms and liberties that enrich the Nation;
Whereas it is important to preserve and foster the honor and respect that the 
        United States Armed Forces deserve for vital service on behalf of the 
        United States;
Whereas it is appropriate to emphasize the importance of the United States Armed 
        Forces to all persons in the United States;
Whereas it is important to instill in the youth in the United States the 
        significance of the contributions that members of the United States 
        Armed Forces have made in securing and protecting the freedoms that 
        United States citizens enjoy today;
Whereas it is appropriate to underscore the vital support and encouragement that 
        families of members of the United States Armed Forces lend to the 
        strength and commitment of those members;
Whereas it is important to inspire greater love for the United States and 
        encourage greater support for the role of the United States Armed Forces 
        in maintaining the superiority of the United States as a nation and in 
        contributing to world peace;
Whereas it is appropriate to recognize the importance of maintaining a strong, 
        equipped, well-educated, well-trained military for the United States to 
        safeguard freedoms, humanitarianism, and peacekeeping efforts around the 
        world;
Whereas it is important to give greater recognition for the dedication and 
        sacrifices that individuals who serve in the United States Armed Forces 
        have made and continue to make on behalf of the United States;
Whereas it is appropriate to display the proper honor and pride United States 
        citizens feel towards members of the United States Armed Forces for 
        their service;
Whereas it is important to reflect upon the sacrifices made by members of the 
        United States Armed Forces and to show appreciation for such service;
Whereas it is appropriate to recognize, honor, and encourage the dedication and 
        commitment of members of the United States Armed Forces in serving the 
        United States; and
Whereas it is important to acknowledge the contributions of the many individuals 
        who have served in the United States Armed Forces since inception of the 
        Armed Forces: Now, therefore, be it
    Resolved,  That the Senate--
            (1) designates May 1999 as ``National Military Appreciation 
        Month''; and
            (2) requests that the President issue a proclamation 
        calling upon the people of the United States to recognize and 
        honor the dedication and commitment of the members of the 
        United States Armed Forces and to observe the month with 
        appropriate ceremonies and activities.
                                 <all>