Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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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.