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SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 128
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SCR128...............................................by JUDICIARY AND RULES
EIGHTH AIR FORCE HERITAGE MUSEUM - Stating findings of the Legislature and
recognizing and honoring the Mighty Eighth Air Force Heritage Museum and
its contributions to the people of this nation.
02/25 Senate intro - 1st rdg - to printing
02/26 Rpt prt - to 10th Ord
03/01 10th ord - ADOPTED - voice vote
Title apvd - to House
03/02 House intro - 1st rdg - to Transp
03/09 Rpt out - rec d/p - to 2nd rdg
03/10 2nd rdg - to 3rd rdg
03/11 3rd rdg - ADOPTED - voice vote
Title apvd - to Senate
03/12 To enrol
03/15 Rpt enrol - Pres signed
03/16 Sp signed - to Secretary of State
|||| LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF IDAHO ||||
Fifty-fifth Legislature First Regular Session - 1999
IN THE SENATE
SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 128
BY JUDICIARY AND RULES COMMITTEE
1 A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION
2 STATING FINDINGS OF THE LEGISLATURE AND RECOGNIZING AND HONORING THE MIGHTY
3 EIGHTH AIR FORCE HERITAGE MUSEUM AND ITS CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE PEOPLE OF
4 THIS NATION AND DIRECTING THE SECRETARY OF THE SENATE TO DELIVER A COPY OF
5 THIS RESOLUTION.
6 Be It Resolved by the Legislature of the State of Idaho:
7 WHEREAS, the Eighth Air Force has admirably served the United States since
8 its inception fifty-six years ago and has become the largest air force in his-
9 tory; and
10 WHEREAS, the Mighty Eighth played such a vital role in the defeat of Nazi
11 Germany in World War II, and has since continued to be a factor in the Korean
12 War, the Vietnam War and the Persian Gulf War; and
13 WHEREAS, today, the Eighth Air Force, headquartered at Barksdale AFB, Lou-
14 isiana, continues its distinguished service as a unit of the Air Combat Com-
15 mand at Langley Air Force Base, Virginia; and
16 WHEREAS, since 1942, over one million Americans, many of them from the
17 state of Idaho, have served their country in the Eighth Air Force; and
18 WHEREAS, some units of the Eighth Air Force were activated in Idaho at
19 Gowen Field including the 445th Bombardment Group consisting of the 700th,
20 701st, 702nd and 703rd Bombardment Squadrons; and
21 WHEREAS, in honor of the men and women who served in the Eighth Air Force,
22 the Mighty Eighth Air Force Heritage Museum is a memorial and monument to
23 those men and women who did not return from war and to the survivors who con-
24 tinue to make contributions to this country; and
25 WHEREAS, the Mighty Eighth Air Force Heritage Museum is recognized as a
26 national treasure that is essential in educating our young people.
27 NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the members of the First Regular Session
28 of the Fifty-fifth Idaho Legislature, the Senate and the House of Representa-
29 tives concurring therein, that we recognize and honor the Mighty Eighth Air
30 Force Heritage Museum and its contributions to the people of this nation.
31 BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Secretary of the Senate be, and she is
32 hereby directed to forward a copy of this resolution to the Mighty Eighth Air
33 Force Heritage Museum.
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE
The purpose of this resolution is to honor those Air Force
personnel from Idaho who served in the Eighth Air Force. By
recognizing these personnel through this resolution approved by the
55th Legislature of the State of Idaho and placed in the Eighth Air
Force Museum, that recognition and honor will have been achieved.
This resolution has no fiscal impact.
Contact: Senator Darrel Deide
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE/ FISCAL NOTE SCR128