HR 305

Regular Session 2018
Recognizing Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day
Resolutions, Congratulatory
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HR305 192718-1 By Representative Sanderford RFD: First Read: 06-MAR-18 192718-1:n:03/06/2018:JEC/jec LSA2018-1231 RECOGNIZING MARCH 29, 2018, AS WELCOME HOME VIETNAM VETERANS DAY. WHEREAS, forty-five years ago, on March 29, 1973, the last 2,500 troops were withdrawn from South Vietnam, thus ending military involvement in what was the longest war in our country's history; and WHEREAS, it is important to honor the men and women who survived and the 58,260 brave souls who fought and died; and WHEREAS, since their return, these veterans have contributed tremendously to their cities, communities, counties, states, and nation in an effort to advance the American dreams, ideas, freedoms, and aims for which they fought; and WHEREAS, we as citizens of the State of Alabama must never forget the pain and suffering that lingers today for the men and women who fought with honor and distinction, in the name of freedom and democracy for all; and WHEREAS, the citizens of the State of Alabama should pay tribute to and uplift our sons and daughters who contributed to our security and the security of the United States through honorable military service in Vietnam; and WHEREAS, let us honor the 1,207 men and women listed on the Vietnam Memorial Wall who are from the great State of Alabama, and remember them for their sacrifice and unselfish devotion to duty; and WHEREAS, the President of the United States has proclaimed March 29th as Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day as part of the Commemoration of the 50th Anniversary of the Vietnam War and encouraged all city and county governments, local organizations, business leaders, and citizens to join in this worthy observance by participating in appropriate programs, ceremonies, and activities such as the ceremony being conducted on April 7, 2018, at the Huntsville/Madison County Veterans Memorial; now therefore, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES OF THE LEGISLATURE OF ALABAMA, That we hereby recognize March 29, 2018, as Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day, and urge all Alabamians to pay tribute to Vietnam veterans on this significant occasion.

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Action Date Chamber Action
March 6, 2018HJoint Rule 11
Chamber: House
Result: Passed
Chamber: Senate
Result: Passed