Introduced Version





SENATE CONCURRENT
RESOLUTION No.
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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED RESOLUTION

    A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION memorializing Staff Sergeant Bradley King.



DILLON, FORD




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Introduced

Second Regular Session 115th General Assembly (2008)


SENATE CONCURRENT
RESOLUTION No. _____



    A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION memorializing Staff Sergeant Bradley King.

    Whereas, Staff Sgt. Bradley King was killed on April 2, 2007 by an improvised explosive device while he was riding in a Humvee during combat operations in Al Amiriyah, Iraq;

    Whereas, Staff Sgt. Bradley King of LaFontaine had been serving in Iraq since September with Company A, Second Battalion, 152nd Infantry. This is the same unit he had been a part of since he enlisted in September 1997, before graduating from Mississinewa High School in 1998;

    Whereas, a funeral procession that included Indiana State Police, Gas City police, Marion police and Grant County sheriff's vehicles and a group of Patriot Guard Riders on motorcycles made its way through Gas City before reaching its stopping point in Wabash; and

    Whereas, Staff Sgt. King was a caring person who was dedicated to his family and friends. It was this dedication that lead him to fight for freedom for all. He is truly a great American hero: 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 Indiana General Assembly expresses its condolences on the death of Staff Sgt. Bradley King and extends to his family sincere appreciation for his sacrifice defending freedom for all people.
    SECTION 2. The Secretary of the Senate is hereby directed to transmit a copy of this Resolution to the Staff Sgt. Bradley King's family.