H.Res. 1585: Honoring and recognizing the exemplary service and sacrifice of the 60th Air Mobility Wing, the 349th Air Mobility Wing, the 15th Expeditionary Mobility Task Force, and the 615th Contingency Response Wing civilians and families serving at Travis Air Force

H.Res. 1585

Honoring and recognizing the exemplary service and sacrifice of the 60th Air Mobility Wing, the 349th Air Mobility Wing, the 15th Expeditionary Mobility Task Force, and the 615th Contingency Response Wing civilians and families serving at Travis Air Force

Sponsor
Rep. John Garamendi

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

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Floor Situation

H.Res. 1585 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. John Garamendi (D-CA) on July 30, 2010.

 

Bill Summary

H.Res. 1585 would resolve that the House of Representative:

  • “Honors and recognizes the exemplary service and sacrifice of the 60th Air Mobility Wing, the 349th Air Mobility Wing, the 15th Expeditionary Mobility Task Force, and the 615th Contingency Response Wing civilians and families serving at Travis Air Force Base, California;
  • “Offers condolences to the families of the brave men and women of Team Travis who have lost their lives in defense of the United States; and
  • “Commends the actions of private citizens and organizations in the Travis Air Force Base community for their steadfast support of members of the United States Armed Forces and their families.”

Background

According to the resolution’s findings, after a 7.0 magnitude earthquake struck Haiti on January 12, 2010, Team Travis conducted the first humanitarian missions, providing search and rescue personnel, medical experts and supplies, and 82,600 pounds of cargo in support of the Haitian Relief Effort.