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S. 2795 (116th): A bill to designate the community-based outpatient clinic of the Department of Veterans Affairs in Gilbert, Arizona, as the “Staff Sergeant Alexander W. Conrad Veterans Affairs Health Care Clinic”.


The text of the bill below is as of Nov 6, 2019 (Introduced). The bill was not enacted into law.


II

116th CONGRESS

1st Session

S. 2795

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

November 6, 2019

(for herself and Ms. Sinema) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs

A BILL

To designate the community-based outpatient clinic of the Department of Veterans Affairs in Gilbert, Arizona, as the Staff Sergeant Alexander W. Conrad Veterans Affairs Health Care Clinic.

1.

Findings

Congress finds the following:

(1)

Staff Sergeant Alexander W. Conrad of Chandler, Arizona, joined the United States Army on June 1, 2010.

(2)

The decorated service of Staff Sergeant Conrad includes two deployments to Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.

(3)

Staff Sergeant Conrad subsequently deployed to Africa in support of Operation Octave Shield, while assigned to 1st Battalion, 3rd Special Forces Group, Fort Bragg, North Carolina, as a Human Intelligence Noncommissioned Officer.

(4)

On June 8, 2018, Staff Sergeant Conrad died in Somalia from injuries sustained from indirect enemy fire.

(5)

Staff Sergeant Conrad was posthumously awarded the Purple Heart, Bronze Star with Valor, and Meritorious Service Medal.

2.

Designation of Staff Sergeant Alexander W. Conrad Veterans Affairs Health Care Clinic

(a)

Designation

The Southeast Veterans Affairs Health Care Clinic located at 3285 South Val Vista Drive, Gilbert, Arizona, shall after the date of the enactment of this Act be known and designated as the Staff Sergeant Alexander W. Conrad Veterans Affairs Health Care Clinic.

(b)

Reference

Any reference in any law, regulation, map, document, paper, or other record of the United States to the facility referred to in subsection (a) shall be considered to be a reference to the Staff Sergeant Alexander W. Conrad Veterans Affairs Health Care Clinic.