By Senators McDonald, Rasmussen and Thorsness


     WHEREAS, From this world, John Kendall Morgan, a hero whose memory and spirit forever will live, was taken on February 27, 1991; and

     WHEREAS, John Morgan, known to friends and family as "Jack", died at age twenty-eight in the service of his fellow man when the helicopter he was flying was hit by enemy artillery over Iraq; and

     WHEREAS, Born in Seattle and later graduating from Bellevue's Interlake High School, Jack achieved a long-held dream of becoming a pilot while serving this country in the Navy, the National Guard and the Army; and

     WHEREAS, Jack will be remembered by those who knew him as a kind, gentle and loving young man who possessed a deep and enduring Christian faith; and

     WHEREAS, Jack left this world comfortable in the knowledge that he was bound for a better place, having written his parents in a letter to be opened in the event of his death,


          "Please don't worry about me.  I'm all right.  And for

          once, I know something you don't:  What heaven looks



     NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Senate hereby honors John Kendall Morgan as a hero who paid the supreme sacrifice in the battle to achieve the universal aspirations of mankind:  Peace, freedom and the rule of law; and

     BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the Senate hereby joins the Morgan Family in celebrating Jack's life and in mourning his passing, and prays that they will find some solace in Jack's words and in  the knowledge of Jack's everlasting contributions to the cause for which he so valiantly fought; and

     BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the Secretary of the Senate transmit copies of this resolution to the family of John Kendall Morgan and to the President of the United States, The Honorable George Bush.


I, Gordon A. Golob, Secretary of the Senate,

do hereby certify that this is a true and

correct copy of Senate Resolution 1991-8627,

adopted by the Senate March 7, 1991.





Secretary of the Senate