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Full Text of HR0340  102nd General Assembly

HR0340 102ND GENERAL ASSEMBLY


  

 


 
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HOUSE RESOLUTION

 
2    WHEREAS, The members of the Illinois House of
3Representatives wish to congratulate Paul Baumunk on the
4occasion of the Village of Lindenhurst Veteran's Memorial
5being rededicated in his name; and
 
6    WHEREAS, Paul Baumunk served in the U.S. Army in Vietnam
7from 1969 to 1970; in Vietnam, he was a personnel specialist in
8the infantry for U.S. Strategic Command; while overseas, he
9also volunteered as an English instructor at a girls' high
10school in Vietnam; and
 
11    WHEREAS, Paul Baumunk has been awarded a Bronze Star
12Medal, Army Commendation Medal (1st Oak Leaf Cluster),
13National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal, Vietnam
14Campaign Medal, Good Conduct Medal, and the Sharpshooter
15Marksmanship Badge; and
 
16    WHEREAS, Paul Baumunk is a tireless advocate for veterans
17and their families; he has been an active member of the Lake
18Villa Veterans of Foreign Wars Memorial Post 4308, Lake County
19Honor Flight, Lake Villa Township Lions Club, and the Lake
20County Veteran's Assistance Commission; and
 
21    WHEREAS, Paul Baumunk founded the first Veterans of

 

 

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1Foreign Wars Post in Lindenhurst and was later instrumental in
2merging the Lake Villa and Lindenhurst posts; and
 
3    WHEREAS, Paul Baumunk serves as a director on the Lake
4County Veterans Assistance Commission; he has served on the
5Commission's executive board since 2018; he also participated
6in the Lake County Honor Flight in 2018; he has since become
7active in recruiting other veterans to participate in the
8program; and
 
9    WHEREAS, Paul Baumunk has served as the chairman of the
10village's Veteran's Committee since 2006 and spearheaded the
11construction of the memorial; he still serves as the
12committee's chair and coordinates and hosts veterans' events
13on behalf of the village; and
 
14    WHEREAS, Paul Baumunk served as mayor of Lindenhurst from
151991 to 2003; he is an active member of St. Mark's Church in
16Lindenhurst; he was also a shop teacher at the Lake County Tech
17Campus at the College of Lake County for 31 years; therefore,
18be it
 
19    RESOLVED, BY THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES OF THE ONE
20HUNDRED SECOND GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF ILLINOIS, that
21we congratulate Paul Baumunk on the occasion of the Village of
22Lindenhurst Veteran's Memorial being renamed the Paul Baumunk

 

 

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1Veteran's Memorial; and be it further
 
2    RESOLVED, That a suitable copy of this resolution be
3presented to Paul Baumunk as a symbol of our esteem and
4respect.