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Legislation #: 080404 Introduction Date: 4/24/2008
Type: Special Action Effective Date: none
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBER FUNKHOUSER
Title: Welcoming Master Sergeant Todd Best back to the United States after his deployment to Iraq.

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DateMinutesDescription
4/17/2008 Filed by the Clerk's office
4/24/2008 Held on Docket (5/1/2008)
5/1/2008 Adopted

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RESOLUTION NO. 080404

 

Welcoming Master Sergeant Todd Best back to the United States after his deployment to Iraq.

 

WHEREAS, Todd Best is an Air Force Master Sergeant assigned to the 442nd Security Forces Squadron at Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri; and

 

WHEREAS, in August, 2007, Master Sergeant Best was deployed to Kirkuk Regional Air Base, Iraq; and

 

WHEREAS, the 506th Expeditionary Security Forces Squadron at Kirkuk was responsible for providing a secure environment for all air and ground combat operations in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom; and

 

WHEREAS, Master Sergeant Best led a specially trained team responsible for preventing improvised explosive devices from entering the installation; and

 

WHEREAS, the team was recognized by the regional command for its flawless performance in a hostile fire zone and Master Sergeant Best was awarded the Air Force Commendation Medal, Iraqi Campaign Medal and Outstanding Unit Award for his service; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

That the Mayor and Council hereby welcome Master Sergeant Todd Best back to the United States after his deployment to Iraq; and

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that this Resolution be spread upon the Minutes of the Council in testimony thereof and that a copy hereof be presented to Master Sergeant Todd Best with the appreciation and support of the Mayor, Council and citizens of Kansas City for his service to our country.

 

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