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111th CONGRESS
  2d Session
H. RES. 1581

Honoring eight marines from the 3rd Battalion 1st Marines who fought in 
                  Haditha, Iraq, on November 19, 2005.


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                    IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

                             July 29, 2010

 Mr. Rooney submitted the following resolution; which was referred to 
                    the Committee on Armed Services

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                               RESOLUTION


 
Honoring eight marines from the 3rd Battalion 1st Marines who fought in 
                  Haditha, Iraq, on November 19, 2005.

Whereas Sergeant Sanick Dela Cruz, Captain Randy Stone, Lance Corporal Justin 
        Sharratt, Captain Lucas McConnell, Lance Corporal Stephen Tatum, 
        Lieutenant Andrew Grayson, Lieutenant Colonel Jeffrey Chessani, and 
        Staff Sergeant Frank Wuterich all honorably served the United States;
Whereas these eight men dutifully volunteered to serve their country in the 
        United States Marine Corps;
Whereas these eight marines faced imminent danger in the form of improvised 
        explosive devices and small-arms fire from insurgent forces in Haditha, 
        Iraq;
Whereas these eight marines exhibited extreme bravery and courage to continue 
        performing their duty under the harsh conditions of combat;
Whereas these eight marines underwent the terrible tragedy of losing their 
        friend Lance Corporal Miguel Terrazas;
Whereas these eight marines made difficult real-time decisions under life 
        threatening circumstances;
Whereas these eight marines were wrongly accused of committing war crimes; and
Whereas these eight marines were acquitted of all charges: Now, therefore, be it
    Resolved, That the House of Representatives--
            (1) honors the service of Sergeant Sanick Dela Cruz, 
        Captain Randy Stone, Lance Corporal Justin Sharratt, Captain 
        Lucas McConnell, Lance Corporal Stephen Tatum, Lieutenant 
        Andrew Grayson, Lieutenant Colonel Jeffrey Chessani, and Staff 
        Sergeant Frank Wuterich in the United States Marine Corps;
            (2) thanks them for their courage and composure under life-
        threatening circumstances; and
            (3) mourns the loss of Lance Corporal Miguel Terrazas.
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