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Introduced Version House Concurrent Resolution 5 History

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HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 5

(By Delegate R. Phillips)

 

 

 

Requesting the Division of Highways to name County Route 119/05, Pine Creek Road, located in Logan County, West Virginia, the “Adkins Brothers Memorial Road”.

    Whereas, Harvey, Jason, Billy, Franklin, Clifton, Leon, Lowell, Vernon and Linden Adkins are brothers, all of whom were raised in West Virginia;

    Whereas, Harvey Adkins enlisted in the United States Army in 1943, and served in Europe during World War II; and

    Whereas, Jason Adkins enlisted in the United States Army in 1945, and served between the end of World War II and the Korean conflict; and

    Whereas, Clifton Adkins enlisted in the United States Army in 1959, and served until 1981; and

    Whereas, Vernon Adkins enlisted in the United States Army in 1958, and served in Vietnam; and

    Whereas, Linden Adkins enlisted in the United States Army in 1965, and served until 1967; and

    Whereas, Leon Adkins enlisted in the United States Air Force in 1948, and served during the Korean conflict; and

    Whereas, Lowell Adkins enlisted in the United States Air Force in 1954, and served in both Thailand and Vietnam; and

    Whereas, Billy Adkins served in both the United States Army and the United States Air Force beginning in 1948, and served in Europe during the Korean conflict; and

    Whereas, Franklin Adkins served in both the United States Army and the United States Air Force beginning in 1956, and served until 1976; and

    Whereas, The nine Adkins brothers honorably served a combined total of 101 years and three months in the military; therefore, be it

    Resolved by the Legislature of West Virginia:

    That the Division of Highways is hereby requested to name County Route 119/05, located in Logan County, West Virginia, the “Adkins Brothers Memorial Road”; and, be it

    Further Resolved, That the Division of Highways is hereby requested to cause to have made and be placed signs to read in prominent lettering: “Adkins Brothers Memorial Road” at each entrance of the road, indicating that the road has been so named; and, be it

    Further Resolved, That the Clerk of the House of Delegates forward a certified copy of this resolution to the Commissioner of the Department of Transportation and the surviving family of the nine Adkins Brothers.

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