H.Res. 1217: Honoring Fort Drum''s soldiers of the 10th Mountain Division for their past and continuing contributions to the security of the United States

H.Res. 1217

Honoring Fort Drum''s soldiers of the 10th Mountain Division for their past and continuing contributions to the security of the United States

Sponsor
Rep. Williams L. Owens

Date
November 30, 2010 (111th Congress, 2nd Session)

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Floor Situation

H.Res. 1217 is expected to be considered on the floor of the House on Tuesday, November 30, 2010, under a motion to suspend the rules, requiring a two-thirds majority vote for passage.  The legislation was introduced by Rep. William Owens (D-NY) on March 24, 2010.

Bill Summary

H.Res. 1217 would resolve that the House of Representatives:

  • “Recognizes the achievements of the soldiers serving in the 10th Mountain Division, as well as citizen-soldiers of the Army Reserve and National Guard who have fought with the 10th Mountain Division during its 60-year history;
  • “Expresses its gratitude to the family members of the 10th Mountain Division for their tireless service and sacrifice on behalf of the United States;
  • “Commends the North Country community for their unwavering support of Fort Drum and the men and women serving in uniform; and
  • “Offers its heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of the 10th Mountain Division soldiers who have given the ultimate sacrifice in the defense of the United States.”

 

Background

According to the resolution’s findings, the 10th Mountain Division is known as the most deployed division in the United States Army.