H.Con.Res.311 - Recognizing the Civil Air Patrol for 60 years of service to the United States.107th Congress (2001-2002)
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|Sponsor:||Rep. Hastings, Alcee L. [D-FL-23] (Introduced 02/04/2002)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary | Senate - Armed Services|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 02/28/2002 Received in the Senate and referred to the Committee on Armed Services. (All Actions)|
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[Congressional Bills 107th Congress] [From the U.S. Government Printing Office] [H. Con. Res. 311 Engrossed in House (EH)] 107th CONGRESS 2d Session H. CON. RES. 311 _______________________________________________________________________ CONCURRENT RESOLUTION Whereas the Civil Air Patrol was established on December 1, 1941, in the Office of Civilian Defense; Whereas during World War II the volunteer units of the Civil Air Patrol conducted search and rescue missions, provided air transportation for military personnel and cargo, towed targets for the training of Army Air Corps gunners, and patrolled the coasts of the United States searching for enemy submarines; Whereas by the end of World War II the Civil Air Patrol had flown more than 500,000 hours, sunk 2 German U-boats, and saved hundreds of crash victims; Whereas on July 1, 1946, the Civil Air Patrol was chartered by the United States as a nonprofit, benevolent corporation; Whereas on May 26, 1948, the Civil Air Patrol was permanently established as a volunteer auxiliary of the United States Air Force; Whereas since 1942 the cadet programs of the Civil Air Patrol have trained approximately 750,000 youth, providing them with leadership and life skills; Whereas since 1942 the Civil Air Patrol has flown more than 1,000,000 hours of search and rescue missions, saving several thousand lives; and Whereas since 1951 the aerospace education programs of the Civil Air Patrol have provided training and educational materials to more than 300,000 teachers, who have educated more than 8,000,000 students about aerospace: Now, therefore, be it Resolved by the House of Representatives (the Senate concurring), That Congress recognizes the Civil Air Patrol for 60 years of service to the United States. Passed the House of Representatives February 28, 2002. Attest: Clerk. 107th CONGRESS 2d Session H. CON. RES. 311 _______________________________________________________________________ CONCURRENT RESOLUTION Recognizing the Civil Air Patrol for 60 years of service to the United States.