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SCR15 SUB1 Senate Concurrent Resolution 15 History

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COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE

FOR

SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 15

(By Senators Kirkendoll, Stollings, Beach and Plymale)

[Originating in the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure]

 

Requesting the Division of Highways to name the Logan County Route 5/12 (White Oak Road) from the junction of White Oak Creek Road (Co. Rt. 5/11) 0.00-0.35 the “Army Private First Class Troy Franklin Tomblin Memorial Highway”.

    Whereas, Troy Franklin Tomblin was born March 25, 1947, to Troy and Nettie Tomblin in Harts, West Virginia. He had six siblings. He was a Baptist and graduated from Chapmanville High School in 1965. He enlisted in the United States Army and started a tour of duty on October 29, 1966, as a Private First Class Infantryman, a member of B Company, Second Battalion, Eight Infantry, Fourth Infantry Division, United States Army in Vietnam. He was killed in action in Kontum Province, South Vietnam, on February 21, 1967. Private First Class Troy Franklin Tomblin was awarded the Purple Heart, Vietnam Service Medal, Vietnam Campaign Medal and National Defense Medal; andWhereas, Army Private First Class Troy Franklin Tomblin 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 Troy Franklin Tomblin by naming the Logan County Route 5/12 (White Oak Road) from the junction of White Oak Creek Road (Co. Rt. 5/11) 0.00-0.35 the "Army Private First Class Troy Franklin Tomblin Memorial Highway"; therefore, be it

    Resolved by the Legislature of West Virginia:

    That the Legislature hereby requests the Division of Highways to name the Logan County Route 5/12 (White Oak Road) from the junction of White Oak Creek Road (Co. Rt. 5/11) 0.00-0.35 the “Army Private First Class Troy Franklin Tomblin Memorial Highway"; and, be it

    Further Resolved, That the Division of Highways is hereby requested to have made and be placed signs identifying the road as the “Army Private First Class Troy Franklin Tomblin Memorial Highway"; and, be it

    Further Resolved, That the Clerk of the Senate is hereby directed to forward a copy of this resolution to the Secretary of the Department of Transportation and to the surviving family and relatives of Troy Franklin Tomblin.

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