H.Con.Res.177 - Recognizing and commending the members of the United States Armed Forces and their leaders, and the allies of the United States and their armed forces, who participated in Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan and Operation Iraqi Freedom in Iraq and recognizing the continuing dedication of military families and employers and defense civilians and contractors and the countless communities and patriotic organizations that lent their support to the Armed Forces during those operations.108th Congress (2003-2004)
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|Sponsor:||Rep. Hunter, Duncan [R-CA-52] (Introduced 05/13/2003)|
|Committees:||House - Armed Services; International Relations | Senate - Armed Services|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 06/05/2003 Received in the Senate and referred to the Committee on Armed Services. (All Actions)|
|Roll Call Votes:||There has been 1 roll call vote|
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Summary: H.Con.Res.177 — 108th Congress (2003-2004)All Information (Except Text)
Conveys condolences to the families and friends of the members of U.S. and coalition forces who have been injured, wounded, or killed during Operations Enduring Freedom and Iraqi Freedom.
Passed House amended (06/04/2003)
Commends: (1) President Bush, Secretary of Defense Rumsfeld, and U.S. Central Command commander General Franks for their planning and execution of successful military campaigns in such Operations; (2) the members of the U.S. armed forces who participated in such Operations; and (3) Department of Defense civilian employees and defense contractor personnel whose skills made possible the equipping of the armed forces.
Calls upon communities across the Nation to prepare appropriate ceremonies to honor and welcome home the members of the armed forces participating in such Operations and to recognize their contributions to U.S. homeland security and to the Global War on Terrorism.
Expresses the Nation's gratitude to the 21 allies in Operation Enduring Freedom and to the 49 coalition members in Operation Iraqi Freedom.
Recommits the United States to ensuring the safety of the U.S. homeland, to preventing weapons of mass destruction from reaching the hands of terrorists, and to helping the people of Iraq and Afghanistan build free democratic societies.