H.R. 3866, To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 1265 Hurffville Road in Deptford Township, New Jersey, as the “First Lieutenant Salvatore S. Corma II Post Office Building”

H.R. 3866

To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 1265 Hurffville Road in Deptford Township, New Jersey, as the “First Lieutenant Salvatore S. Corma II Post Office Building”

Date
April 18, 2016 (114th Congress, 2nd Session)

Staff Contact
John Huston

Floor Situation

On Monday, April 18, 2016, the House will consider H.R. 3866, to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 1265 Hurffville Road in Deptford Township, New Jersey, as the “First Lieutenant Salvatore S. Corma II Post Office Building.” H.R. 3866 was introduced on October 29, 2015 by Rep. Donald Norcross (D-NJ), and was referred to the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, which ordered the bill reported by unanimous consent on March 1, 2016.

Bill Summary

H.R. 3866 designates the United States Postal Service facility located at 1265 Huffville Road Deptford Township, New Jersey, as the “First Lieutenant Salvatore S. Corma II Post Office Building.”

Background

First Lieutenant Corma was part of the U.S. Army, 1st Battalion, 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division. On April 29, 2010, he died heroically saving 19 other soldiers when insurgents attacked his unit using an improvised explosive device (IED) in Zabul, Afghanistan at the age of 24. First Lieutenant Corma was awarded with numerous decorations, including the Bronze Star, the Purple Heart, the National Defense Service Medal, the Afghanistan Campaign Medal, the Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, the Army Service Ribbon, the NATO Medal, the Combat Infantryman Badge, the Basic Parachutist’s Badge, and the Ranger Tab. First Lieutenant Corma was a 2008 graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point.  He attended high school at St. Augustine Preparatory School in Richland, NJ.

According to the bill’s sponsor, “Sal Corma gave his life for his country and his very last actions show his valor and selflessness. Renaming the Deptford Post Office in his memory will remind the people of South Jersey of the sacrifices this young hero made so that we may be free.”[1]

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[1] See Congressman Norcross: Rename Deptford Post Office in Honor of Army Lt. Salvvatore Corma

Cost

A Congressional Budget Office (CBO) cost estimate is currently unavailable.

Additional Information

For questions or further information please contact John Huston with the House Republican Policy Committee by email or at 6-5539.