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H.Con.Res. 118 (114th): Recognizing the soldiers of the 14th Quartermaster Detachment of the United States Army Reserve, who were killed or wounded in their barracks by an Iraqi SCUD missile attack in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, during Operation Desert Shield and Operation Desert Storm, on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the attack.


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The summary below was written by the Congressional Research Service, which is a nonpartisan division of the Library of Congress, and was published on Feb 25, 2016.


Recognizes the sacrifice and dedicated service of Pennsylvanians during Operation Desert Shield and Operation Desert Storm.

Honors: (1) the 13 soldiers of the 14th Quartermaster Detachment of the United States Army Reserve who were killed in action on February 25, 1991, in the attack on Dhahran, Saudi Arabia; and (2) the 43 soldiers of the 14th Quartermaster Detachment of the United States Army Reserve who were wounded during the attack.

Pledges the support of the House of Representatives to the families of these soldiers.

Encourages the people of the United States to commemorate the role and contribution of Pennsylvanians and Pennsylvania-based units of the Army National Guard, the Army Reserve, the Marine Corps Reserve, the Navy Reserve, the Air National Guard, and the Air Force Reserve who supported Operation Desert Shield and Operation Desert Storm.