TRIBUTE TO TODD ISLEY; Congressional Record Vol. 161, No. 138
(Extensions of Remarks - September 24, 2015)

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                         TRIBUTE TO TODD ISLEY

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                            HON. DAVID YOUNG

                                of iowa

                    in the house of representatives

                      Thursday, September 24, 2015

  Mr. YOUNG of Iowa. Mr. Speaker, I rise today to recognize and 
congratulate Todd Isley of Carlisle, Iowa for winning top honors at 
this year's National Balloon Classic in Indianola.
  Todd got his start with hot air ballooning when he was only seven 
years old. He began by crewing and later earned his pilot's license in 
2004. Since that time, he has flown in contests across the United 
States and around the world.
  Mr. Speaker, it is an honor to represent Todd and recognize his 
achievement today. I am proud to represent him and Iowans like him in 
the United States Congress. I know that all of my colleagues in the 
United States House of Representatives will join me in congratulating 
Todd for his achievements and wish him nothing but continued success.