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SENATE RESOLUTION No. ___




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     A SENATE RESOLUTION honoring Charles R. Drysdale for his service in the United States Marine Corps during World War II.



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Introduced

First Regular Session 114th General Assembly (2005)


SENATE RESOLUTION


     MADAM PRESIDENT:

    I offer the following resolution and move its adoption:

    A SENATE RESOLUTION honoring Charles R. Drysdale for his service in the United States Marine Corps during World War II.

    Whereas, Charles R. Drysdale enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps in 1943 at the age of 18;

    Whereas, Mr. Drysdale was an amphibious tractor driver in the Pacific Theater in Hawaii, the Marshall Islands, Mariana Islands, Saipan, and Tinian;

    Whereas, Mr. Drysdale contracted mononucleosis and rheumatic fever during his tour of duty and was granted an Honorable Medical Discharge in 1945;

    Whereas, Mr. Drysdale participated in the Veterans History Project at the American Folklife Center of the Library of Congress. He has also been a continuous member in good standing of The American Legion for over 50 years; and

    Whereas, Mr. Drysdale still proudly displays his patriotism by maintaining a "Patriotic Garden" for all to enjoy: Therefore,



Be it resolved by the Senate of the

General Assembly of the State of Indiana:


    SECTION 1. That the Indiana Senate recognizes Charles R. Drysdale for his service in the United States Marine Corps during World War II.
    SECTION 2. The Secretary of the Senate is hereby directed to transmit a copy of this Resolution to Charles R. Drysdale.