October 31, 2019 - Issue: Vol. 165, No. 173 — Daily Edition116th Congress (2019 - 2020) - 1st Session
RECOGNIZING SERGEANT FIRST CLASS BRYAN JENKINS; Congressional Record Vol. 165, No. 173
(House of Representatives - October 31, 2019)
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[Page H8707] From the Congressional Record Online through the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] RECOGNIZING SERGEANT FIRST CLASS BRYAN JENKINS (Mr. YOHO asked and was given permission to address the House for 1 minute and to revise and extend his remarks.) Mr. YOHO. Madam Speaker, Michel de Montaigne once said: ``Valor is stability, not of legs and arms, but of courage and the soul.'' This quote describes Sergeant First Class Bryan Jenkins of Gainesville, Florida, who tragically lost his life during a military exercise last week in Georgia. Throughout his 18-year military career, he has distinguished himself as a true patriot. Sergeant First Class Jenkins has a long list of accomplishments. He went on two tours in Iraq and also earned 14 different military awards. Our thoughts and prayers are with his wife, Shana; his three children, Branson, Bryanna, and Delilah, as well as the families of the other two colleagues, Corporal Thomas Walker and Private First Class Antonio Garcia who were also killed during this exercise. The impact that Sergeant First Class Jenkins had on those around him will not soon be forgotten. We thank him for all the sacrifices he made for this great Nation. He truly was a man of honor. ____________________