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SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 3

(By Senators Barnes, Stollings, Klempa and Wells)

 

 

 

Requesting the Division of Highways name bridge number 36-3-3.4 on Route 3 at mile marker 3.4 in the area of Fort Seybert, Pendleton County, West Virginia, the “Korean War Veterans Bridge”.

    Whereas, The Korean War began on June 25, 1950 and ended on January 31, 1955; and

    Whereas, Over 112,000 West Virginians served with the United States Armed Forces in Korea during the Korean War; and

    Whereas, West Virginia had the nation’s highest service rate during the Korean War with over sixteen percent of its male population serving in that war; and

    Whereas, West Virginia also had the highest death rate of all the states in the nation in the Korean War and over eight hundred of its citizens perished during that war; and

    Whereas, Those one hundred and twelve thousand West Virginians served their country with honor and distinction during the Korean War with over eight hundred of its citizens having given the ultimate sacrifice; therefore, be it

    Resolved by the Legislature of West Virginia:

    That the Division of Highways is hereby requested to name bridge number 36-3-3.4 on Route 3 at mile marker 3.4 in the area of Fort Seybert, Pendleton County, West Virginia, the “Korean War Veterans Bridge”; and, be it

    Further Resolved, That the Commissioner of the Division of Highways is hereby requested to erect signs at both ends of the bridge containing bold and prominent letters proclaiming the bridge the “Korean War Veterans Bridge”; and, be it

    Further Resolved, That the Clerk of the Senate is hereby directed to forward a copy of this resolution to the Commissioner of the Division of Highways and the Pendleton County Commission.

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