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S*958
Session 109 (1991-1992) 

S*0958 Resolution, By F. Gilbert
 A Senate Resolution honoring the men and women of the United States Armed
 Forces from this State who successfully and courageouslyNext defended this great
 country during Operation Desert Storm and welcoming them home

   05/01/91  Senate Introduced and adopted SJ-8



A SENATE RESOLUTION

HONORING THE MEN AND WOMEN OF THE UNITED STATES ARMED FORCES FROM THIS STATE WHO SUCCESSFULLY AND PreviousCOURAGEOUSLYNext DEFENDED THIS GREAT COUNTRY DURING OPERATION DESERT STORM AND WELCOMING THEM HOME.

Whereas, the men and women of the Marine Corps, Navy, Army, and the Air Force Reserves, the South Carolina National Guard and the regular United States Armed Forces have conducted themselves with unyielding loyalty and dedication to the United States of America during Operation Desert Storm; and

Whereas, the men and women of the United States Armed Forces, as well as their families and friends, endured great hardship and sacrifice in an effort to thwart Iraq's naked aggression and tyranny; and

Whereas, the people of South Carolina rallied behind President George Bush in an effort to show their support for the United States troops in the Persian Gulf and sought a safe and swift return for the troops; and

Whereas, the United States Armed Forces and the other coalition forces presented the enemy with a strong unified body of troops whose professionalism and discipline crushed the will of the enemy troops who opposed them; and

Whereas, these soldiers fought with valor and a great spirit of determination and pride for their country; and

Whereas, many of the troops from South Carolina have returned and our citizens are proud of their performance and want to welcome them home; and

Whereas, these troops include relatives of members of the Henry Timrod Elementary School Family in Florence County, namely, the following: Glis Paul Cribb (brother of Charlea Cribb of the Henry Timrod Elementary School Family); Waymon Grace (stepfather of Shelton and Cassey McCray); Ronald Lee Graham (father of Jessica Hill); Michael Douglas Holland (brother of Jessica, Jennifer, and Joshua Holland); Jottama Stanley McCormick (brother of Stephanie McCormick); John Arthur Pendergrass (father of Brandon Pendergrass and John Pendergrass); Mario Franks; Wayne Rembert (brother of Kalima Rembert); David Royall (father of Amanda Royall); Bobby Eugene Wheeler (father of Stephanie Wheeler); Tarriano Darnel Williams; and George Bernard Wilson (father of Scarlette and Indira Wilson). Now, therefore,

Be it resolved by the Senate:

That the members of the Senate and the people of South Carolina are grateful to the men and women of the Marine Corps, Navy, Army and the Air Force Reserves, the South Carolina National Guard and the regular United States Armed Forces for successfully and Previouscourageously defending our nation and hereby bestow upon them our highest honor and respect for their essential role in Operation Desert Storm and welcome them home with praises and open arms.

Be it further resolved that a copy of this resolution be forwarded to Eston Marchant, Adjutant General of South Carolina, and each of the troops named above.

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