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111th CONGRESS
1st Session
H. RES. 977

Honoring Navy SEALs Petty Officer 2nd Class Matthew McCabe, Petty Officer 2nd Class Jonathan Keefe, and Petty Officer 1st Class Julio Huertas for their heroic actions in the capture of Ahmed Hashim Abed, the mastermind behind of one of the most notorious crimes against Americans in Iraq.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
December 16, 2009

Mr. Poe of Texas (for himself, Mr. Burton of Indiana, Mr. Capuano, Mr. Manzullo, Mr. Bilirakis, Mr. Royce, Mr. Rohrabacher, Mr. Wilson of South Carolina, Mr. Calvert, Mrs. Myrick, Mr. Smith of Texas, Mr. Olson, Mrs. Lummis, Mr. Boozman, Mr. Latta, Mr. Neugebauer, Mr. Lee of New York, Mr. Nye, Mr. Jones, Mr. Coble, Mr. Hall of Texas, Ms. Fallin, Mr. Sam Johnson of Texas, Ms. Granger, Mr. Brady of Texas, Mr. King of Iowa, Mr. Culberson, Mr. Price of Georgia, Mr. Carter, Mr. Conaway, Mr. McCaul, Mr. Gohmert, Mr. Hensarling, Mr. Gingrey of Georgia, Mr. Bartlett, Mr. Pitts, Mrs. Schmidt, Mrs. Blackburn, Mr. Marchant, Mr. Shadegg, Mr. Posey, Mr. Akin, Mr. Hunter, Mr. McCotter, Mr. Barton of Texas, and Mr. Wittman) submitted the following resolution; which was referred to the Committee on Armed Services


RESOLUTION

Honoring Navy SEALs Petty Officer 2nd Class Matthew McCabe, Petty Officer 2nd Class Jonathan Keefe, and Petty Officer 1st Class Julio Huertas for their heroic actions in the capture of Ahmed Hashim Abed, the mastermind behind of one of the most notorious crimes against Americans in Iraq.

Whereas in 2004, four Americans working for a security company in Iraq were ambushed and killed;

Whereas their bodies were set on fire, mutilated, dragged through the streets, and hung from a bridge in Falluja, Iraq;

Whereas three United States Navy SEALs, Petty Officer 2nd Class Matthew McCabe, Petty Officer 2nd Class Jonathan Keefe, and Petty Officer 1st Class Julio Huertas, successfully captured Ahmed Hashim Abed, the alleged mastermind behind the killings; and

Whereas Mr. Abed spearheaded a number of other insurgent attacks against members of the United States Armed Forces and murdered innocent Iraqi civilians: Now, therefore, be it

Resolved, That the House of Representatives honors Petty Officer 2nd Class Matthew McCabe, Petty Officer 2nd Class Jonathan Keefe, and Petty Officer 1st Class Julio Huertas for their heroic actions in capturing one of the most wanted terrorists in Iraq.