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S.Res. 559: A resolution honoring Rear Admiral Jonathan W. Bailey for his lifetime of selfless commitment and exemplary service to the United States. Read More

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This resolution was introduced on Sep 19, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not passed.

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Sep 19, 2012

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RESOLUTION

Honoring Rear Admiral Jonathan W. Bailey for his lifetime of selfless commitment and exemplary service to the United States.

Whereas Rear Admiral Jonathan W. Bailey, the Director of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (referred to in this preamble as ``NOAA'') Commissioned Officer Corps (referred to in this preamble as the ``NOAA Corps''), retires from the NOAA Corps on September 30, 2012, after 32 distinguished years of service; Whereas Rear Admiral Bailey was appointed Director of the NOAA Corps by Secretary of Commerce Carlos M. Gutierrez on October 1, 2007, after nomination for the position by President George W. Bush and confirmation by the United States Senate; Whereas Rear Admiral Bailey has commanded with distinction and provided exceptional leadership to the NOAA Corps since 2007, and has upheld the NOAA Corps values of honor, respect, and commitment; Whereas Rear Admiral Bailey has had a balanced operational career, with 7 years of sea duty and almost 9 years of flight duty piloting aircraft for NOAA; Whereas Rear Admiral Bailey played a critical role in developing innovative strategies to improve the NOAA Corps workforce; Whereas Rear Admiral Bailey oversaw the aerial- and ground-based mapping operations by NOAA that aided search and recovery efforts at the World Trade Center and Pentagon after the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks; Whereas Rear Admiral Bailey has ensured that the NOAA Corps provides NOAA with a cadre of officers trained in engineering and science who operate ships, fly aircraft, manage research projects, conduct diving operations, and...

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Bill Summary

S.Res. 559: A resolution honoring Rear Admiral Jonathan W. Bailey for his lifetime of selfless commitment and exemplary service to the United States.

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