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S. RES. 301
Honoring the 30th anniversary of Congressman John Murtha's service.
IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES
February 11, 2004
Mr. Specter submitted the following resolution; which was referred to
the Committee on the Judiciary
Honoring the 30th anniversary of Congressman John Murtha's service.
Whereas John ``Jack'' Murtha, during 5 decades of service to our Nation, has
been an exemplar of dedication, drive, sacrifice, and patriotism;
Whereas John Murtha left Washington and Jefferson College after only 1 year of
study to join the Marine Corps during the Korean War out of a sense of
obligation to his country;
Whereas John Murtha ran a small business in Johnstown, Pennsylvania, while
starting a family with his wife, Joyce, and attending the University of
Pittsburgh on the GI Bill;
Whereas he volunteered in Vietnam in 1966-67, already in his mid-30s;
Whereas in 1974, he became the first combat Vietnam veteran elected to Congress,
representing the 12th Congressional District of Pennsylvania;
Whereas he continuously works to attract and keep jobs in and around his
District and to develop essential sewer, water, and transportation
Whereas in his position as a senior member of the House Appropriations
Committee, he is a national leader on defense, health care, and social
issues and uses his position to benefit Pennsylvania, the region, and
Whereas he founded the House Steel Caucus and regularly defends our steel
industry from unfair imports; and
Whereas he has been one of the strongest advocates for children, seniors, and
veterans: Now, therefore, be it
SECTION 1. CONGRATULATION AND COMMENDATION.
(1) honors the lifelong commitment of John Murtha to the
ideals of our Nation;
(2) recognizes John Murtha's exceptional dedication to his
constituents, to the State of Pennsylvania, and to the United
(3) congratulates John Murtha on 30 years of superior
service in the United States Congress.
SEC. 2. TRANSMISSION OF ENROLLED RESOLUTION.
The Secretary of the Senate shall transmit an enrolled copy of this
resolution to Congressman John Murtha.
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