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90_HR0404 LRB9011993KBkb 1 HOUSE RESOLUTION 2 WHEREAS, The Illinois House of Representatives is pleased 3 to recognize significant milestones in the lives of the 4 people of the State of Illinois; and 5 WHEREAS, The Illinois House of Representatives and the 6 State of Illinois are honored to recognize the men from 7 Illinois who served in the U.S.N. Armed Guard and the U.S. 8 Merchant Marine; and 9 WHEREAS, The men who served in the U.S.N. Armed Guard and 10 U.S. Merchant Marines made it possible to deliver the war 11 goods, supplies, and extra troops to different locations all 12 over the world by their hard work, dedication, and devotion 13 to our country, their jobs, and crews; and 14 WHEREAS, The Illinois House of Representatives and the 15 State of Illinois salute the U.S.N. Armed Guard and U.S. 16 Merchant Marines who dedicated their lives to our country and 17 lived by the motto, "We aim to Deliver"; therefore, be it 18 RESOLVED, BY THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES OF THE 19 NINETIETH GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF ILLINOIS, that we 20 salute the men who served in the U.S.N. Armed Guard and the 21 U.S. Merchant Marines; and with the loyalty and sacrifices 22 each of those men made, they were able to protect merchant 23 ships in convoys, transport troops, prisoners, food, guns, 24 ammunition, medical supplies, and mail to our troops; we 25 extend our sincere best wishes to the men who served in the 26 U.S.N. Armed Guard and the U.S. Merchant Marines and to their 27 families; and be it further 28 RESOLVED, That suitable copies of this resolution be 29 presented to the men who served in the U.S.N. Armed Guards 30 and the U.S. Merchant Marines as an expression of our respect 31 and esteem.
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