2019 - 2020 LEGISLATURE
May 30, 2019 - Introduced by Senators Kooyenga, Marklein, Carpenter, L.
, Wanggaard, Wirch and Bernier, cosponsored by Representatives
James, Skowronski, Allen, Anderson, Ballweg, Kurtz, Magnafici, Milroy,
Plumer, Rodriguez, Rohrkaste, Sinicki, Snyder, Spreitzer, Thiesfeldt,
VanderMeer, Zimmerman, Duchow and Pronschinske. Referred to
Committee on Senate Organization.
SJR43,1,1 1Relating to: recognizing June 9 to 15, 2019, as Army Week in Wisconsin.
SJR43,1,32 Whereas, June 14, 2019, marks 244 years of the Army's continuous defense of
3the nation; and
SJR43,1,64 Whereas, the U.S. Army was established on June 14, 1775, by the Second
5Continental Congress, and George Washington was selected as the first
6Commander-In-Chief; and
SJR43,1,87 Whereas, the U.S. Army is the oldest and longest-serving branch of the U.S.
8military; and
SJR43,1,109 Whereas, the Army is the largest branch of the military, consisting of nearly one
10million personnel, including over 450,000 active duty personnel; and
SJR43,1,1211 Whereas, over 13,300 Army soldiers and civilians are currently stationed or
12working in Wisconsin; and
SJR43,1,1413 Whereas, the U.S. Army has defended the United States in 11 major wars and
14numerous other conflicts throughout its history; and
1Whereas, readiness has been the cornerstone of the Army's ability to serve
2wherever needed during its 244-year legacy and remains the Army's number one
3priority, and the soldiers and civilians serving in the Army stand ready to meet any
4challenge, remain ready to fight, and will continue to adapt and modernize to remain
5the most lethal land force in the world; and
SJR43,2,76 Whereas, every Army soldier lives his or her life according to the Army values
7of loyalty, duty, respect, selfless service, honor, integrity, and personal courage; and
SJR43,2,98 Whereas, Army civilians and soldiers will continue to maintain the trust and
9confidence of the American people while adding to the proud legacy of the Army; and
SJR43,2,1210 Whereas, the State of Wisconsin recognizes and honors the civilians and
11soldiers serving in the Army and their legacy of brave service to our state and nation
12as a whole; now, therefore, be it
SJR43,2,15 13Resolved by the senate, the assembly concurring, That the Wisconsin
14Legislature declares the week of June 9 to 15, 2019, as Army Week to recognize the
15service of the U.S. Army to our country and those who serve and have served in it.
SJR43,2,1616 (End)