H.Res.1316 - Honoring the service of the Navy and Coast Guard veterans who served on the Landing Ship Tank (LST) amphibious landing craft during World War II, the Korean war, the Vietnam war, Operation Desert Storm, and global operations through 2002 and recognizing the essential role played by LST amphibious craft during these conflicts.110th Congress (2007-2008)
|Sponsor:||Rep. McGovern, James P. [D-MA-3] (Introduced 06/26/2008)|
|Committees:||House - Armed Services|
|Latest Action:||08/01/2008 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.|
|Major Recorded Votes:||08/01/2008 : Passed House|
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Summary: H.Res.1316 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Passed House without amendment (08/01/2008)
(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.)
Recognizes the essential role played by Landing Ship Tanks (LSTs) during World War II, the Korean war, the Vietnam war, Operation Desert Shield, Operation Desert Storm, and many other military and humanitarian operations.
Honors the service of the Navy and Coast Guard sailors who served their country aboard the LSTs.
Acknowledges the debt modern amphibious operations owe to the LST sailors and ships.
Commends the many volunteers of the USS LST Ship Memorial who have preserved the LST 325 as a living memorial in honor and remembrance of the ships and veterans in their service.