Congressional Record entries

Comfort Women
Ted Poe, R-TX
“Mr. Speaker, during World War II, the Japanese military forced thousands of women mostly from Korea and China to serve as sex slaves for the Japanese Imperial Army. Estimates vary as to how many women were involved, but most agree the number is around 200,000.”
Tribute To Mg (Ret) Joe Robles
Joaquin Castro, D-TX
“Mr. Speaker, I rise today to honor and thank an important leader in the San Antonio community, MG (Ret) Joe Robles. Joe will retire at the end of this year after an admirable career as a military officer, war hero, philanthropist, and the CEO and President of USAA. He will be profoundly missed by the employees at USAA, but his retirement will no doubt be felt by the greater San Antonio community and beyond.”
Recognizing Officer Fernando Sanchez
Henry Cuellar, D-TX
“Mr. Speaker, I rise today to recognize Officer Fernando Sanchez for his 40 years of dedicated service to law enforcement and for his commitment to Webb County and the state of Texas.”
Sisters Of Mercy Celebrate 120 Years Of Service
Henry Cuellar, D-TX
“Mr. Speaker, I rise today to celebrate a momentous occasion–the 120 years of service the Sisters of Mercy have graciously provided the City of Laredo, Texas. For over a century, these Sisters have faithfully contributed to the health and wellbeing of the residents within my hometown.”
Honoring David C. Leyendecker
Henry Cuellar, D-TX
“Mr. Speaker, I rise today to honor the contributions of the late David C. Leyendecker of Laredo, Texas–a well-known citizen and a champion of education, veterans, and his community.”