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April 9, 2007

A Time for Honor

Glider Pilots of World War II
Rep. McCarthy: "Mr. Speaker, I rise today to honor the glider pilots of World War II. Glider planes were lightweight aircraft without engines that were used to drop supplies and reinforcement personnel for troops and surveillance. They were very efficient, because they made no noise and could fly into the enemy areas undetected. The gliders would be..."

Walter Reed Army Medical Center
Rep. Brown: "Mr. Speaker, I rise today with an apology. Last week, I was in the grocery store in Jacksonville, Florida. A veteran working part time told me about a friend who was at Walter Reed, and he had pictures showing the problems that were occurring there. He walked me to the car and said that there was no way he would ever vote again for a Republican ..."

The Reality of A Modern Day School Teacher
Rep. Moran: "Mr. Speaker, when the question is asked, other than a family member, name one person who has made a difference in your life, the most often answered response is that of a favorite teacher. This simple response speaks volumes about the influence that an educator has on the lives of a young person and the future of our Nation. The education..."

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