Introduced Version





SENATE CONCURRENT
RESOLUTION No.
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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED RESOLUTION

    A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION to memorialize and honor Marine Lance Corporal David Fribley, the first Indiana native killed in action during Operation Iraqi Freedom.



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Introduced

First Regular Session 113th General Assembly (2003)


SENATE CONCURRENT
RESOLUTION



    A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION to memorialize and honor Marine Lance Corporal David Fribley, the first Indiana native killed in action during Operation Iraqi Freedom.

    Whereas, Lance Corporal Fribley, a 1996 graduate of Warsaw Community High School, was a two sport athlete known both for his athletic ability and leadership skills;

    Whereas, after graduating from Indiana State University in 2001 and working briefly in Florida, Lance Corporal Fribley enlisted in the Marine Corps and was stationed in Camp Lejune, North Carolina until he was deployed to Kuwait;

    Whereas, Lance Corporal Fribley was a member of the 1st Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Expeditionary Brigade;

    Whereas, Lance Corporal Fribley was one of seven Marines killed when an Iraqi unit feigned surrender and then fired on the Marines. The attack occurred near An Nasiriyah, about 230 miles outside of Baghdad ; and


    Whereas, Lance Corporal Fribley became the first Indiana native to die in Operation Iraqi Freedom: Therefore,

Be it resolved by the Senate of the General Assembly

of the State of Indiana, the House of Representatives concurring:


    SECTION 1. That the General Assembly of the State of Indiana memorializes and honors Lance Corporal David Fribley for his service and sacrifice for his country, his dedicated patriotism and exemplary bravery.
    SECTION 2. The Secretary of the Senate is hereby directed to transmit a copy of this Resolution to Lance Corporal Fribley's parents, Garry and Linda Fribley.