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111th CONGRESS
2d Session
H. RES. 1694


Commending The Wall that Heals.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

September 29, 2010

Mr. Graves of Missouri submitted the following resolution; which was referred to the Committee on Armed Services


RESOLUTION

Commending The Wall that Heals.

    Whereas since its inauguration by the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund on Veterans Day, November 11, 1996, The Wall That Heals has offered the opportunity for those who lost their lives in the Vietnam War to be honored by family and friends in their respective hometowns;

    Whereas The Wall That Heals is a half-scale replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial located in Washington, the District of Columbia;

    Whereas The Wall That Heals is the only traveling replica directly affiliated with the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, the District of Columbia;

    Whereas The Wall That Heals travels to communities throughout the United States and has been seen by millions of people in more than 300 cities and towns throughout the Nation; and

    Whereas the display also features a traveling museum and information center providing a comprehensive educational component to enrich and complete visitors’ experiences: Now, therefore, be it

Resolved, That the House of Representatives—

(1) commends The Wall That Heals for honoring those that made the ultimate sacrifice and served honorably in the Vietnam War; and

(2) embraces the remembrance it delivers to communities throughout the United States.