S.Res. 418 (112th): Commemorating the 70th anniversary and commending the brave men of the 17th Bombardment Group (Medium) who became known as the “Doolittle Tokyo Raiders” for outstanding heroism, valor, skill, and service to the United States in conducting the bombing of Tokyo on April 18, 1942.

Introduced:
Apr 16, 2012 (112th Congress, 2011–2013)
Status:
Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
See Instead:

H.Res. 777 (same title)
Referred to Committee — Sep 11, 2012

Sponsor
Sherrod Brown
Senator from Ohio
Party
Democrat
Text
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Last Updated
Aug 02, 2012
Length
3 pages
Related Bills
H.Res. 777 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Sep 11, 2012

 
Status

This simple resolution was agreed to on August 2, 2012. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.

Progress
Introduced Apr 16, 2012
Referred to Committee Apr 16, 2012
Agreed To (Simple Resolution) Aug 02, 2012
 
Summary

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Cosponsors
11 cosponsors (7D, 4R) (show)
Committees

Senate Armed Services

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8/2/2012--Passed Senate amended.
Recognizes the valor, skill, and courage of the Doolittle Tokyo Raiders that proved invaluable to the eventual defeat of Japan during the Second World War.
Acknowledges that the actions of the Raiders helped to forge an enduring example of heroism in the face of uncertainty for the Army Air Force of the Second World War, the future of the Air Force, and the United States as a whole.
Commends the 5 living members and 80 original members of the Raiders for their participation in the Tokyo, Japan, bombing raid of April 18, 1942.

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