HOUSE RESOLUTION NO. 91-4712, by Representatives Bowman and Brumsickle


     WHEREAS, Petty Officer 2nd Class Michael Germeau, U.S. Navy, was stationed at Moffat Field where he was perfecting his skill as an inflight technician; and

     WHEREAS, On March twenty-first nineteen hundred and ninety-one his plane went down when he was flying a training mission to prepare the team for Operation Desert Storm; and

     WHEREAS, Michael was only twenty-two years old at the time of his death and had already served for four years in the Navy; and

     WHEREAS, He loved his assignment in the Navy, his work, and was happy being able to serve his country as a naval "IFT"; and

     WHEREAS, The loss of a man during training for war is no less commendable than in the heat of battle for it, too, is a sacrifice made to protect one's country and its principles;

     NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Washington State House of Representatives honor and respect Petty Officer 2nd Class Michael Germeau for patriotically contributing his life to the cause of freedom; and

     BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That copies of this resolution be immediately transmitted by the Chief Clerk of the House of Representatives to his mother, Gloria Roberts, his father, Steve Germeau, and his wife, Stephanie Schultz Germeau.


     I hereby certify this to be a true and correct copy of

     Resolution 4712 adopted by the House of Representatives

                         June 21, 1991.



       Alan Thompson, Chief Clerk, House of Representatives