HOUSE RESOLUTION NO. 97-4657, by Representatives D. Schmidt, Dyer, Sullivan, Wensman, Talcott, Skinner, Clements, D. Sommers, Koster, Romero, Wolfe, McMorris, Thompson, Schoesler, Sheahan, Sump, Hatfield, Chopp, L. Thomas, Chandler, Conway and Cooke
WHEREAS, The Washington National Guard is composed of citizen soldiers and airmen who, in the noble and time-honored tradition of the Minutemen, stand ready to answer the call of duty; and
WHEREAS, Senior Airman Angela M. Henson, 256th Combat Communications Squadron; Staff Sergeant Duane Crockett, 256th Combat Communications Squadron; Master Sergeant Andrew C. Isaccson, Jr., 141st Air Refueling Wing; Specialist James K. Jack, Detachment One 1161st Transportation Company; and Sergeant First Class Marc Brooks of Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1st Battalion 303rd Armor, represent the best of the best by their selection as the Washington National Guard's Airmen and Soldiers of the Year; and
WHEREAS, These Airmen and Soldiers of the Year, through the gifts of their time and personal energies, have served the people of Washington State with honor and distinction;
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the House of Representatives honor the National Guard's Airmen and Soldiers of the Year; and
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the House of Representatives extend its gratitude to the families and employers of the Airmen and Soldiers of the Year for their continued support; and
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the House of Representatives recognize the value of a strong National Guard to the security and well-being of this state, and extend its appreciation to the eight thousand men and women who serve in the Washington National Guard; and
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That copies of this resolution be immediately transmitted by the Chief Clerk of the House of Representatives to each of the Airmen and Soldiers of the Year, the Adjutant General of the Washington National Guard, and to the Governor of the State of Washington.
I hereby certify this to be a true and correct copy of
Resolution 4657 adopted by the House of Representatives
April 9, 1997.
Timothy A. Martin, Chief Clerk