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H.Res. 1366 (110th): Recognizing Honor Flight Michigan, Inc., for its important work in recognizing World War II veterans and expressing condolences to the family and friends of David Cameron following his death.

The text of the bill below is as of Jul 23, 2008 (Introduced).


IV

110th CONGRESS

2d Session

H. RES. 1366

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

July 23, 2008

submitted the following resolution; which was referred to the Committee on Veterans’ Affairs

RESOLUTION

Recognizing Honor Flight Michigan, Inc., for its important work in recognizing World War II veterans and expressing condolences to the family and friends of David Cameron following his death.

Whereas there are an estimated 3,000,000 World War II veterans alive today;

Whereas Honor Flight Michigan, Inc., is a nonprofit organization founded by David and Carole Cameron;

Whereas Honor Flight Michigan raises funds to send World War II veterans from Michigan to see the World War II Memorial in Washington, District of Columbia, at no cost to the veteran;

Whereas Honor Flight Michigan works with local veterans organizations to ensure every Michigan veteran who wants to see the World War II Memorial can do so;

Whereas Honor Flight Michigan is funded by donations from people across the United States;

Whereas Honor Flight Michigan makes 2 trips per month to our Nation’s Capital between April and November;

Whereas Honor Flight Michigan has made 13 trips to Washington, District of Columbia, since April 2007 to give World War II veterans a chance to see the Memorial erected in recognition of their service to our Nation;

Whereas Honor Flight Michigan helped pave the way for over 30 States to provide a similar opportunity for their World War II veterans;

Whereas David Cameron was a founding member of the nationwide Honor Flight Network, which works to bring veterans from across the country to the World War II Memorial;

Whereas David Cameron, a businessman from Royal Oak, Michigan, who dedicated the last 2 years of his life to veterans, passed away on Sunday, June 8, 2008; and

Whereas David Cameron is survived by his wife, Carole, and 3 sons: Michael, Don, and David: Now, therefore, be it

That the House of Representatives—

(1)

honors the mission of Honor Flight Michigan and the World War II veterans who so honorably served our Nation;

(2)

recognizes the patriotism of David and Carole Cameron; and

(3)

mourns the loss of David Cameron.