Text: H.Con.Res.320 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Bill Information (Except Text)

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110th CONGRESS
2d Session
H. CON. RES. 320

Honoring Army Specialist Monica L. Brown, extending gratitude to her and her family, and pledging continuing support for the men and women of the United States Armed Forces.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
March 31, 2008

Ms. Jackson-Lee of Texas (for herself, Mr. Paul, Mr. McCaul of Texas, Mr. Poe, Mr. Ortiz, Mr. Hensarling, Ms. Granger, Mr. Reyes, Mr. Cuellar, Mr. Burgess, Mr. Edwards, Mr. Gene Green of Texas, Mr. Conaway, Mr. Culberson, Mr. Hinojosa, Ms. Eddie Bernice Johnson of Texas, Mr. Hall of Texas, Mr. Gonzalez, Mr. Sessions, Mr. Lampson, Mr. Neugebauer, and Mr. Al Green of Texas) submitted the following concurrent resolution; which was referred to the Committee on Armed Services


CONCURRENT RESOLUTION

Honoring Army Specialist Monica L. Brown, extending gratitude to her and her family, and pledging continuing support for the men and women of the United States Armed Forces.

Whereas members of the United States Armed Forces were attacked by a roadside bomb in the eastern Paktia province in Afghanistan on April 25, 2007;

Whereas Monica L. Brown, age 19, a Specialist in the United States Army, ran through insurgent gunfire to save the lives of fellow wounded soldiers injured after the roadside bomb tore through their convoy of humvees;

Whereas Brown is one of 25,109 women currently serving in the Armed Forces in Afghanistan and Iraq, and one of 350,000 women serving in the United States Army;

Whereas Brown is the first woman in Afghanistan and only the second female member of the Armed Forces since World War II to receive the Silver Star, the Nation’s third-highest medal for valor; and

Whereas the thoughts and prayers of the Congress and the Nation remain with the families of all the members of the Armed Forces who are fighting to ensure the Nation’s freedom and safety: Now, therefore, be it

Resolved by the House of Representatives (the Senate concurring), That Congress—

(1) honors Monica L. Brown, a Specialist in the United States Army, who risked her life to save the lives of her fellow wounded soldiers while serving in the Global War on Terror in Afghanistan, and recognizes her for her bravery and heroism;

(2) extends its deepest gratitude to Monica L. Brown and her family in Lake Jackson, Texas; and

(3) pledges its continued support for the men and women of the United States Armed Forces.