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Introduced Version House Concurrent Resolution 14 History

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HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 14

(By Delegates R. Phillips, Stowers and Butcher)

 

 

 

Requesting the Division of Highways to name the bridge on State Route 73, over Cherrytree Hill Road in Mt. Gay, Logan County, bridge number 23-73-2.31, the “LCPL Danny M. Greene Memorial Bridge”.

    Whereas, LCPL Danny M. Greene was born the second son of Richard E. Greene and Reba Mae Acres Greene on October 28, 1947 in Cora, West Virginia; and

    Whereas, LCPL Danny M. Greene attended Mt. Gay Elementary School, Logan Central Junior High School and Logan High School; and

    Whereas, LCPL Danny M. Greene inscribed his initials under the antecedent bridge along with his best friend, Frankie Thompson, in 1964; and

    Whereas, LCPL Danny M. Greene entered the Marine Corps in February, 1966, and completed basic training in Paris Island, South Carolina; and

    Whereas, LCPL Danny M. Greene was deployed to Vietnam in July, 1966; and

    Whereas, LCPL Danny M. Greene had one daughter, Regina Dawn Greene, whom he never had the chance to meet, born in April, 1967; and

    Whereas, LCPL Danny M. Greene was killed in action in the vicinity of Huong Hoa, Republic of Vietnam, on May 9, 1967, the only resident of Mt. Gay to lose his life while on active duty in Vietnam; and

    Whereas, It is fitting and proper, that LCPL Danny M. Greene be remembered and acknowledged for his courageous action and ultimate sacrifice; therefore, be it

    Resolved by the Legislature of West Virginia:

    That the Division of Highways is hereby requested to name the bridge on State Route 73, over Cherrytree Hill Road in Mt. Gay, Logan County, bridge number 23-73-2.31 the “LCPL Danny M. Greene 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 “LCPL Danny M. Greene 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 of LCPL Danny M. Greene.

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