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        A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION memorializing Corporal Bryan Wilson.

Micon, Grubb

    _______________________, read first time and referred to Committee on


First Regular Session of the 114th General Assembly (2005)


        A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION memorializing Corporal Bryan Wilson.

    Whereas, Corporal Bryan Wilson, 22, of Independence, Indiana, died on December 1, 2004, when his Humvee overturned during a combat mission in Iraq;

    Whereas, Corporal Wilson was the 34th member of the military from Indiana to die in the Middle East since February 2003;

    Whereas, Corporal Wilson, who enlisted in the Marines after high school and was a member of the 2nd Battalion, 11th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, California, had recently reenlisted for another four years in the Marine Corps;

    Whereas, Corporal Wilson believed in freedom and was determined to serve his country;

    Whereas, Corporal Wilson, a 2001 graduate of Seeger Memorial High School in Warren County, west of Lafayette, is survived by his wife, Samantha, and his 20-month-old daughter, Breanne; and

    Whereas, Corporal Wilson was a devoted husband and father as well as a loving son. These qualities endeared him to all who knew him. He will be greatly missed by his family, his friends, and the citizens of Indiana: Therefore,

Be it resolved by the House of Representatives

of the General Assembly of the State of Indiana,

the Senate concurring:

    SECTION 1. The people of Indiana wish to join with the friends and fellow servicemen and servicewomen of Corporal Bryan Wilson and extend to his family sincere and heartfelt sympathy in this time of loss.
    SECTION 2. Corporal Wilson has given his country the greatest gift there is _ his life. His sacrifice will be remembered forever, and his courage will be held up as an example for others. He is truly an American hero.
    SECTION 3. That the Principal Clerk of the House of Representatives transmit copies of this resolution to Corporal Wilson's wife, Samantha; his daughter, Breanne; his parents, Charles and Brenda Wilson; and his brothers, Lonnie and Adam.