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Committee Substitute House Concurrent Resolution 54 History

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HCR54 SUB
COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE FOR


HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 54

(By Delegates Stowers, R. Phillips, Tomblin and Eldridge)




Requesting the Division of Highways to name the bridge located at Chapmanville, Logan County, West Virginia, specifically bridge number 23-3.015 the "Army Sergeant First Class Thomas Clyde Farley Memorial Bridge."

     Whereas, Sergeant First Class Thomas Clyde Farley entered military service in 1986, as a wire systems installer in the United States Army. During his time in the ARMY, SFC Farley served with the Company C, 8 Signal Battalion, 69th Signal Company and 16th Signal Company, 40th Signal Battalion. During this time he was stationed at Fort Jackson, SC, Fort Huachuca, AZ and Bad Kreuznach, Germany. SFC Farley also participated in the Invasion of Panama in 1989 in support of Operation Just Cause. SFC Farley served for six years and then enlisted in the Army National Guard in 1992 where he was assigned to Company D, 1/150th Armor. SFC Farley transferred in 1994 to B Company , 1/252 Armor Company, SFC Farley deployed to Bosnia in 2000-2001 in support of Operation Joint Forge. In 2004-2005 SFC Farley deployed to Iraq in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom where he served as Platoon Leaders Gunner and Vehicle
Commander; and
     WHEREAS,  During his twenty-year military career Sergeant First Class Farley earned achievement and decoration for his years of experience and exemplary actions. Some of those decorations include: Meritorious Service Medal, Army Commendation Medal, Army Achievement Medal (5th Award), Good Conduct Medal (2nd Award), Army Reserve Components Achievement Medal, Global War On Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, Global War On Terrorism Service Medal, Humanitarian Service Medal, and many more. Sergeant First Class Thomas Clyde Farley gave his life in the service of his country and state and his sacrifice should not go unnoticed; and

     Whereas, It is fitting to honor Thomas Clyde Farley by naming the bridge located at Chapmanville, Logan County, West Virginia, specifically bridge number 23-3.015 the "Sergeant First Class Thomas Clyde Farley Memorial Bridge"; therefore, be it

     Resolved by the Legislature of West Virginia:

     That the Legislature hereby requests the Division of Highways to name the bridge located at Chapmanville, Logan County, West Virginia, specifically bridge number 23-3.015 the "Army Sergeant First Class Thomas Clyde Farley Memorial Bridge"; and, be it

     Further Resolved, That the Division of Highways is hereby requested to have made and be placed signs identifying the bridge as the "Army Sergeant First Class Thomas Clyde Farley Memorial Bridge"; and, be it

     Further Resolved, That the Clerk of the House of Delegates forward a certified copy of this resolution to the Secretary of the Department of Transportation; and to the surviving family and relatives of Sergeant First Class Thomas Clyde Farley.
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