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112th CONGRESS
1st Session
H. RES. 183

Recognizing Company E, 100th Battalion, 442d Infantry Regiment of the United States Army and the sacrifice of the soldiers of Company E and their families in support of the United States.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
March 17, 2011

Mr. Sablan (for himself, Mr. Pierluisi, Mr. Wu, Mr. Conaway, Mr. Gutierrez, Ms. Hirono, Ms. Moore, Mr. Miller of Florida, Mr. Faleomavaega, Mr. George Miller of California, Mr. Filner, and Mr. Boren) submitted the following resolution; which was referred to the Committee on Armed Services


RESOLUTION

Recognizing Company E, 100th Battalion, 442d Infantry Regiment of the United States Army and the sacrifice of the soldiers of Company E and their families in support of the United States.

Whereas, on February 16, 1999, Company A, 100th Battalion, 442d Infantry Regiment of the United States Army was redesignated as Company E, 100th Battalion, 442d Infantry Regiment;

Whereas the soldiers of Company E and their families reside on the islands of Saipan, Tinian, Rota, and Guam and protect the citizens of the Northern Mariana Islands and Guam;

Whereas the soldiers of Company E and their families are active community volunteers supporting the local community and participating in community events;

Whereas Company E has served with great honor and distinction for two tours in Iraq in 2004–2006 and 2008–2009;

Whereas Staff Sergeant Wilgene T. Lieto, Sergeant Julian F. Manglona, and Specialist Derence W. Jack of Company E made the ultimate sacrifice for the United States while they served in Iraq; and

Whereas Company E perpetuates the memory of one of the original companies of the 100th Infantry Battalion, which served with distinction during World War II, and has served since 1999 as part of the 442d Infantry Regiment, living by its motto “Go For Broke”: Now, therefore, be it

Resolved, That the House of Representatives—

(1) recognizes the valuable, historic, and continued contribution of Company E, 100th Battalion, 442d Infantry Regiment of the United States Army to the citizens of the Northern Mariana Islands, Guam, and the United States;

(2) commends the efforts and contributions of the soldiers and sacrifices of the families of Company E, 100th Battalion, 442d Infantry Regiment to the United States;

(3) recognizes and reaffirms the commitment of Congress to support the mission of Company E, 100th Battalion, 442d Infantry Regiment; and

(4) honors the lives of the soldiers of Company E, 100th Battalion, 442d Infantry Regiment who made the ultimate sacrifice on behalf of the United States.