[Congressional Record Index (2010)]
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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE  related term(s) Corps of Engineers; National 
    Guard
  Addresses
      Military Appreciation Day: Robert L. Caslen, Jr., E1709 [22SE]
      Tribute to Representative Skelton: James F. Amos, Dept. of 
        Defense, E2187-E2189 [18DE]
      Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASP) Award Ceremony for 
        Presentation of Congressional Gold Medal: Senator Hutchison, 
        S1333 [10MR]
  Amendments
      Appropriations: authorizing for military activities, prescribing 
        personnel strengths, and military construction (H.R. 6523), 
        S10936, S11039 [22DE], H8944 [22DE]
      ------authorizing for military activities, prescribing personnel 
        strengths, and military construction (S. 3454), S6529 [29JY], 
        S7179 [16SE], S7218, S7220, S7221 [20SE], S7282, S7283, S7284, 
        S7292, S7293, S7294, S7295, S7296, S7297 [21SE], S7362 [22SE], 
        S7522 [27SE], S7753, S7757 [29SE], S7991 [17NO], S8350, S8351 
        [1DE], S8601 [7DE], S8642, S8643 [8DE], S8715, S8716, S8717 
        [9DE], S10413 [16DE]
      ------authorizing for military activities and prescribing 
        personnel strengths (H.R. 5136), S7221 [20SE], H3900, H3984, 
        H3986, H3988, H3990, H3991, H3997, H4001, H4003, H4004, H4008, 
        H4011, H4015, H4016, H4026, H4027, H4031, H4032, H4035, H4038, 
        H4039, H4040, H4043, H4044, H4045, H4048, H4050, H4051, H4055, 
        H4064, H4065, H4066, H4067, H4068, H4071, H4072, H4073 [27MY], 
        H4198 [28MY]
      Arlington National Cemetery: require reports on management (S. 
        3860), S8535, S8537 [4DE]
      Armed Forces: lift restrictions on certain benefits for military 
        technicians and repeal prohibition against overtime pay for 
        National Guard technicians (H.R. 3336), S1268 [8MR]
      Army: anniversary (H. Con. Res. 286), S5495, S5496 [28JN]
      Defense acquisition system: provide for performance management 
        (H.R. 5013), H2960, H2968, H2969, H2970, H2971, H2972, H2973, 
        H2974, H2975, H2976, H2978, H2979, H2980, H2981, H2985 [28AP]
      Dept. of Veterans Affairs: improve the Post 9/11 Veterans 
        Educational Assistance Program (S. 3447), S8929, S8948, S8954 
        [13DE]
      Depts. of Defense, Veterans Affairs, and related agencies: 
        making appropriations for military construction and veterans' 
        services (H.R. 3082), S9025, S9262 [14DE], S10308 [15DE], 
        S10413, S10415 [16DE], S10742, S10745, S10771 [19DE], H8152, 
        H8160 [8DE], H8905 [21DE]
      ------making appropriations for military construction and 
        veterans' services (H.R. 5822), H6235, H6236, H6237, H6238, 
        H6241, H6242, H6243, H6245 [28JY]
      Federal employees: provide that fathers of certain permanently 
        disabled or deceased veterans shall be included with mothers 
        of such veterans as preference eligibles for treatment in 
        civil service (S. 3650), S8144, S8204 [19NO]
      National Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Awareness Day: designate 
        (S. Res. 541), S5379 [23JN]
      World War II: award Congressional Gold Medal to the 100th 
        Infantry Battalion and the 442d Regimental Combat Team, U.S. 
        Army (S. 1055), S6593 [2AU]
  Announcements
      Moment of silence in memory of victims of terrrorist attacks, 
        H6724 [15SE]
      Moment of silence to honor U.S. troops killed in military action 
        in Iraq and Afghanistan, H230 [20JA], H492 [3FE], H1114 [4MR], 
        H2552 [14AP], H3167 [5MY], H4287 [9JN], H6604 [10AU], H6791 
        [16SE], H7816 [1DE]
  Appointments
      U.S. Air Force Academy Board of Visitors, H7582 [18NO]
  Articles and editorials
      ACLU Likens Obama to Bush in Ad Slamming Possible Reversal on 
        KSM Trial, S1252 [8MR]
      Afghanistan Questions U.S. Silence Over Pakistan's Role, H6122 
        [27JY]
      America's Secret Afghan Prisons, H1279-H1281 [10MR]
      Big Guns--China Muscles Up Artillary Punch, S7736 [29SE]
      Brennan Is Wrong on Batarfi, E130 [2FE]
      Colonel Bradley Turner Retires After 37-Year Career, S10281 
        [15DE]
      Do Targeted Killings Work?, H1279 [10MR]
      Extraordinary Speech, E2211-E2213 [21DE]
      Fattest Lady Singing, E157 [4FE]
      For Marine's Family, Knock at Door Brought Tragedy Home, S679 
        [23FE]
      General Bradley Day Here Friday, E251 [25FE]
      How I Know Kagan Isn't Anti-Military, S4908 [15JN]
      How the U.S. Funds the Taliban, H1272-H1274 [10MR]
      In Afghanistan, Signs of Crony Capitalism, H1271 [10MR]
      Key Bomb Ingredient Is Smuggled in Freely in Pakistan, S3771 
        [14MY]
      Love in a Box--Vermont Residents Send Kisses to Afghanistan, 
        S6074 [21JY]
      Military's Foundation Must Be Made in U.S.A., S5764 [13JY]
      `Necessary' War? The President and Congress, Distracted, Have 
        Left a Void, H1253 [10MR]
      New Net Armor Proves Its Worth, E1794 [29SE]
      Obama Is Wrong on Both Counts, H1276 [10MR]
      Officials Puzzle Over Millions of Dollars Leaving Afghanistan by 
        Plane for Dubai, H1270 [10MR]
      Our Nature--Once Again, Without Delay, West Virginians Respond, 
        E215 [23FE]
      Pakistanis See US as Biggest Threat, H6117 [27JY]
      Pakistan's Double Game, H6108 [27JY]
      Quiet Hero, S2794 [29AP]
      Sailor Served as ``Doc,'' Volunteered for Combat, E958 [26MY]
      Senate Pushes Obama Administration To Sign Treaty Banning Land 
        Mines, E872 [18MY]
      Teacher Recalls Scranton Marine's `Really Good Heart', S680 
        [23FE]
      Troops Get a Big Thank You, S11030 [22DE]
      U.S. Forces Step Up Pakistan Presence, H6107 [27JY]
      U.S. Indirectly Paying Afghan Warlords as Part of Security 
        Contract, H5398 [1JY]
      U.S. Officials Say Karzai Aides Are Derailing Corruption Cases 
        Involving Elite, H5399 [1JY]
      Unocal and the Afghanistan Pipeline, H1277 [10MR]
      Wartime Losses Hit Hard in Tightknit Fall River, H8297 [14DE]
      What Now? Afghanistan Sitrep, H5391-H5393 [1JY]
      While You Are Distracted by the Summit, Obama Democrats Are 
        Targeting the CIA, H889 [25FE]
  Bills and resolutions
      AbilityOne Base Supply Centers: anniversary (see H. Res. 1693), 
        H7395 [29SE]
      Afghanistan: ensure funds provided for Armed Forces operations 
        are only used for safe and orderly withdrawal of U.S. military 
        forces and Dept. of Defense contractors (see H.R. 6045), H6570 
        [30JY]
      ------require a plan for the safe, orderly, and expeditious 
        redeployment of U.S. Armed Forces (see S. 3197), S2295 [14AP] 
        (see H.R. 5015), H2578 [14AP]
      African Americans: recognize challenges Black veterans faced 
        when returning home after serving in the Armed Forces, their 
        military sacrifices, and their patriotism (see H. Con. Res. 
        238), H754 [23FE]
      Agriculture: commend National Guard Agribusiness Development 
        Teams, Dept. of Agriculture, and AID personnel for efforts to 
        modernize agriculture practices and increase food production 
        in war-torn countries (see H. Res. 1075), H602 [4FE]
      Air Force: consideration of any unfair competitive advantage in 
        evaluation of contract offers for the KC-X military air 
        refueling tanker program (see H.R. 6540), H8785 [17DE]
      ------require a study on the threats to, and sustainability of, 
        the air test and training range infrastructure (see S. 3552), 
        S5699 [30JN]
      Alaska: temporarily adjust reimbursement rates for TRICARE 
        claims in Alaska (see H.R. 5403), H3869 [26MY]
      American Legion Day: designate (see S. Res. 627), S7175 [16SE]
      Appropriations: authorizing for military activities, prescribing 
        personnel strengths, and military construction (see S. 3280), 
        S2802 [29AP] (see S. 3454), S4621 [7JN] (see H.R. 6523), H8519 
        [15DE]
      ------authorizing for military activities and prescribing 
        personnel strengths (see S. 3455), S4621 [7JN] (see H.R. 
        5136), H2876 [26AP]
      ------authorizing for military activities and prescribing 
        personnel strengths (H.R. 5136) consideration (see H. Res. 
        1404), H3869 [26MY]
      ------authorizing for military activities and prescribing 
        personnel strengths (H.R. 5136), request Senate to return to 
        the House (see H. Res. 1467), H4779 [23JN]
      ------authorizing for military construction (see S. 3456), S4621 
        [7JN]
      ------make across-the-board rescissions in non-defense, non-
        homeland security, and non-veterans-affairs discretionary 
        spending (see H.R. 5540, 5541, 5542), H4597 [16JN]
      ------making (see S. 3800), S7175 [16SE]
      ------making supplemental (see H.R. 5745), H5674 [15JY]
      ------reduce deficits and Government spending through 
        elimination of wasteful defense subsidies and programs (see 
        H.R. 5784), H5818 [20JY]
      Arctic regions: require study and report on feasibility and 
        potential of establishing a deep water sea port in the Arctic 
        to protect and advance strategic U.S. interests (see H.R. 
        4576), H471 [2FE]
      Arlington National Cemetery: provide a memorial marker on 
        Chaplains Hill to honor the memory of Jewish chaplains who 
        died while on active duty in the Armed Forces (see H. Con. 
        Res. 331), H7499 [16NO]
      ------provide a site for a memorial marker to honor the memory 
        of the members of the Army's 24th Infantry Division who have 
        received the Medal of Honor (see H. Con. Res. 232), H387 
        [26JA]
      ------require reports on management (see S. 3860), S7618 [28SE] 
        (see H.R. 6496), H8089 [7DE] (see H.R. 6503), H8264 [8DE]
      Armed Forces: allow active-duty members between the ages of 18 
        and 21 to purchase and consume beer and wine at certain 
        locations on military installations (see H.R. 5958), H6404 
        (see H.R. 5958), H6456 [29JY]
      ------allow transfer of amounts from qualified tuition program 
        to the Thrift Savings Plan by eligible members of the 
        uniformed services or Ready Reserve (see H.R. 4857), H1517 
        [16MR]
      ------anniversary of soldiers killed and wounded at Fort Hood, 
        TX, in shooting incident (see H. Con. Res. 319), H6879 [22SE]
      ------authorize adoption of a military working dog by the family 
        of a deceased or seriously wounded member who was the handler 
        of the dog (see H.R. 4639), H647 [22FE]
      ------authorize health care for individuals exposed to 
        environmental hazards at Camp Lejeune, NC, and Atsugi Naval 
        Air Facility, Japan and establish an advisory board to examine 
        such exposures (see S. 3378), S3831 [17MY]
      ------authorize members not in uniform and veterans to render a 
        military salute during the recitation of the Pledge of 
        Allegiance (see H.R. 6104), H6627 [10AU]
      ------authorize space-available travel on military aircraft for 
        a member or former member of a Reserve component eligible for 
        retired pay but for age and for accompanying dependents (see 
        H.R. 5404), H3869 [26MY]
      ------authorize space-available travel on military aircraft for 
        certain current and former members of the Reserve components, 
        widows and widowers of retired members, and dependents (see S. 
        3955), S7968 [17NO]
      ------call for the President to overturn the policy that 
        prohibits sending a Presidential letter of condolence to the 
        family of a member who has died by suicide (see H. Res. 1229), 
        H2459 [25MR]
      ------celebrate anniversary of combat action and recognize 
        contributions of American Volunteer Group and 23d Fighter 
        Group (Flying Tigers) to the Nation's defense (see H. Res. 
        1594), H6572 [30JY]
      ------commend Navy SEALS, Matthew McCabe, Jonathan Keefe, and 
        Julio Huertas for capturing alleged terrorist, Ahmed Hashim 
        Abed, in Iraq and support members serving in harm's way (see 
        S. Res. 439), S1169 [4MR]
      ------conduct a comprehensive review of the health care services 
        available for female members (see H.R. 5224), H3201 [5MY]
      ------design, produce, and present a Gold Medal of Remembrance 
        to the children of members who die while serving on active 
        duty in support of operations in Iraq or Afghanistan (see H.R. 
        6443), H7614 [18NO]
      ------direct the President, pursuant to the War Powers 
        Resolution, to remove the U.S. Armed Forces from Afghanistan 
        (see H. Con. Res. 248), H1168 [4MR]
      ------direct the President, pursuant to the War Powers 
        Resolution, to remove the U.S. Armed Forces from Afghanistan 
        (H. Con. Res. 248), consideration (see H. Res. 1146), H1219 
        [9MR]
      ------direct the President, pursuant to the War Powers 
        Resolution, to remove the U.S. Armed Forces from Pakistan (see 
        H. Con. Res. 301), H5984 [22JY]
      ------direct the President, pursuant to the War Powers 
        Resolution, to remove the U.S. Armed Forces from Pakistan (H. 
        Con. Res. 301), consideration (see H. Res. 1556), H6042 [26JY]
      ------distribute to members, upon discharge or release from 
        active duty, information on a compact disk listing and 
        explaining health, education, and other benefits for which 
        veterans are eligible (see H.R. 5719), H5545 [13JY]
      ------eliminate per-fiscal year calculation of days of certain 
        active duty or service used to reduce minimum age at which 
        Reserve component members may retire for non-regular service 
        (see S. 3406), S4143 [24MY] (see H.R. 4947), H2456 [25MR]
      ------eliminate required reduction in the amount of combat-
        related special compensation for certain individuals whose 
        disability is attributable to an injury for which the members 
        were awarded the Purple Heart (see H.R. 4912), H2215 [22MR]
      ------enable State homes to furnish nursing home care to parents 
        whose children died while serving in the Armed Forces (see 
        H.R. 4505), H386 [26JA]
      ------enhance protection of credit ratings of active duty 
        military personnel who are activated for service (see H.R. 
        5048), H2640 [15AP]
      ------enhance readiness by replacing current ``Don't Ask, Don't 
        Tell'' policy concerning homosexuality with a policy of 
        nondiscrimination on the basis of sexual orientation (see S. 
        3065), S1018 [3MR] (see S. 4022), S8713 [9DE] (see S. 4023), 
        S8786 [10DE] (see H.R. 6520), H8353 [14DE]
      ------ensure housing assistance programs are available to 
        veterans and members who have service-connected injuries and 
        to survivors and dependents of veterans and members (see H.R. 
        6058), H6570 [30JY]
      ------ensure those killed and wounded at Fort Hood, TX, are 
        treated in the same manner as those killed or wounded in 
        combat zones, terrorist attacks, or in a contingency operation 
        (see H.R. 4791), H1220 [9MR]
      ------ensure timeliness of information used in considering a 
        member for an administrative separation (see H.R. 6177), H6879 
        [22SE]
      ------establish a grant program for first responder agencies 
        that experience an extraordinary financial burden resulting 
        from the deployment of employees (see S. 3719), S6883 [5AU]
      ------establish a joint task force to improve the research and 
        development of lighter weight body armor (see H.R. 5063), 
        H2641 [15AP]
      ------establish a temporary prohibition on termination of 
        TRICARE coverage to certain dependents under the age of 26 
        (see S. 3846), S7507 [27SE] (see H.R. 6227), H7153 (see H.R. 
        6227), H7211 [28SE]
      ------establish additional research, study, and reporting 
        requirements for the working group reviewing possible repeal 
        of ``Don't Ask, Don't Tell''on homosexuality (see H.R. 4902), 
        H2215 [22MR]
      ------establish medical surveillance system identifying Armed 
        Forces members exposed to chemical hazards from waste disposal 
        in Iraq and Afghanistan and prohibit disposal producing toxic 
        levels (see H.R. 4477), H265 [20JA]
      ------establish the Military Family-Friendly Employer Award for 
        employers that have workplace flexibility policies to assist 
        spouses and caregivers of service members (see S. 3811), S7267 
        [21SE]
      ------exclude bonus payments paid by State or local governments 
        in determining eligibility for benefits or assistance under 
        Federal, State, or local programs financed with Federal funds 
        (see H.R. 6230), H7154 (see H.R. 6230), H7211 [28SE]
      ------exempt active-duty members with conditional residence 
        status serving abroad from time period requirements to file a 
        petition and appear for an interview to remove conditional 
        status (see H.R. 6396), H7453 [15NO]
      ------expand eligibility for concurrent receipt of retired pay 
        and veterans' disability compensation to all members retired 
        for disability regardless of disability rating percentage (see 
        H.R. 4525), H386 [26JA]
      ------expand matters covered by preseparation counseling (see 
        H.R. 5049), H2640 [15AP]
      ------express that all Americans should participate in a moment 
        of silence to reflect upon the service and sacrifice of 
        members of the Armed Forces both at home and abroad (see H. 
        Res. 1119), H933 [25FE]
      ------extend certain enhanced mortgage and mortgage foreclosure 
        protections (see S. 4058), S11037 [22DE]
      ------extend time period for submission of retroactive stop-loss 
        special pay claims (see S. 3889, 3890), S7787 [29SE] (see H.R. 
        5449), H4022 (see H.R. 5449), H4084 [27MY]
      ------extend TRICARE coverage to certain dependents under the 
        age of 26 (see S. 3201), S2295 [14AP] (see H.R. 4923), H2318 
        [24MR]
      ------honor service and achievements of female members and 
        veterans (see S. Res. 441), S1169 [4MR]
      ------honor service and sacrifice of Latino members (see H. Res. 
        1651), H6989 [23SE]
      ------improve access to mental health counselors under TRICARE 
        (see S. 3371), S3716 [13MY]
      ------improve mental health services for members of the National 
        Guard and Reserve deployed in connection with a contingency 
        operation (see S. 3678), S6520 [29JY]
      ------increase mileage reimbursement rate for members during 
        permanent change of station and authorize transport of 
        vehicles of members stationed on nonforeign areas outside the 
        continental U.S. (see S. 3150), S1812 [22MR] (see H.R. 5469), 
        H4214 [28MY]
      ------increase rate for hostile fire pay, imminent danger pay, 
        hazardous duty pay, family separation allowance, and other 
        special and incentive pays (see H.R. 4440), H138 [13JA]
      ------pay a monthly stipend to the surviving parents of members 
        who die during a period of war (see H.R. 6371), H7393 [29SE]
      ------pay additional death gratuity on behalf of members killed 
        in action equal to all Social Security taxes paid by the 
        member and taxes paid on self-employment income (see H.R. 
        5921), H6402 (see H.R. 5921), H6454 [29JY]
      ------permit use of commissary and exchange facilities by former 
        members who were retired or separated for physical disability 
        (see S. 3956), S7968 [17NO]
      ------prevent and end occurrence of sexual assaults (see H.R. 
        5347), H3701 [20MY]
      ------protect child custody arrangements for parents who are 
        members deployed in support of a contingency operation (see 
        H.R. 4469), H193 [19JA]
      ------provide behavioral health services to members of Reserve 
        components necessary to meet pre-deployment and post-
        deployment readiness and fitness standards (see S. 3425), 
        S4442 [26MY]
      ------provide for a moratorium on the sale or foreclosure of 
        property owned by surviving spouses of servicemembers killed 
        in Iraq or Afghanistan (see H.R. 4664), H754 [23FE]
      ------provide members of Individual Ready Reserve who served in 
        Afghanistan or Iraq with information on counseling to prevent 
        suicide (see H.R. 5170), H3013 [28AP]
      ------provide members of the Reserve components upon 
        mobilization and demobilization with a comprehensive statement 
        of medical care to which they are entitled (see S. 3422), 
        S4212 [25MY]
      ------provide pay increase for members of uniformed services 
        (see H.R. 4427), H40 [12JA]
      ------recognize and honor commitment and sacrifices of U.S. 
        military families (see S. Con. Res. 76), S8063 [18NO] (see H. 
        Con. Res. 330), H7499 [16NO]
      ------recognize and honor courage and sacrifice of members and 
        veterans (see H. Res. 1385), H3702 [20MY]
      ------recognize Committee on Armed Services (Senate) hearing and 
        testimony on ``Don't Ask, Don't Tell'' policy as an important 
        step in permitting gays and lesbians to serve openly (see H. 
        Res. 1090), H647 [22FE]
      ------recognize contributions made by the spouses of members who 
        serve in combat through the presentation of an official lapel 
        button (see H.R. 5233), H3272 [6MY]
      ------recognize dependent children of members serving on active 
        duty or who have served on active duty through the 
        presentation of an official lapel button (see H.R. 5333), 
        H3540 [18MY]
      ------recognize service of medical and air crews in helping 
        transport wounded warriors back to the U.S. and commend Air 
        Force aeromedical evacuation personnel (see H. Res. 1605), 
        H6572 [30JY]
      ------reimburse attorney fees incurred by a member due to 
        certain charges brought under the Uniform Code of Military 
        Justice who is acquitted or has the charges dismissed or 
        withdrawn (see H.R. 5374), H3822 [25MY]
      ------repeal authority to use against those responsible for 
        hijacking and crashing of commercial aircraft into the World 
        Trade Center, Pentagon, and Somerset County, PA (see H.R. 
        6282), H7390 [29SE]
      ------require preseparation counseling for members of Reserve 
        components upon their retirement or separation from service 
        (see H.R. 5259), H3309 [11MY]
      ------restore health care coverage to retired members of the 
        uniformed services (see H.R. 4551), H423 [27JA]
      ------retain members of Reserve components on active duty for 45 
        days following extended deployments in homeland defense 
        missions to support reintegration into civilian life (see S. 
        3748), S6884 [5AU] (see H.R. 6279), H7390 [29SE]
      ------support members fighting terrorism and pay legal expenses 
        of members accused of committing crimes relative to treatment 
        of suspected terrorists if such members are acquitted or 
        charges are dropped (see H. Res. 1025), H326 [21JA]
      ------tribute to members and their families from Los Angeles 
        County, CA, for service in Iraq and Afghanistan (see H. Res. 
        1535), H5818 [20JY]
      ------tribute to members for service in Iraq (see H. Con. Res. 
        310), H6405 (see H. Con. Res. 310), H6457 [29JY]
      ------tribute to members for service in Iraq and Afghanistan 
        (see H. Res. 1516), H5617 [14JY]
      ------tribute to the 28th Infantry Division (see S. Con. Res. 
        64), S4529 [27MY] (see S. Con. Res. 74), S7789 [29SE] (see H. 
        Con. Res. 283), H4022 (see H. Con. Res. 283), H4084 [27MY]
      Army: anniversary (see H. Con. Res. 286), H4424 [14JN]
      ------anniversary of Army Signal Corps (see H. Res. 1590), H6572 
        [30JY]
      ------commend achievements in and commitment to environmental 
        sustainability and energy security (see H. Res. 1106), H833 
        [24FE]
      ------lease portions of the Airborne and Special Operations 
        Museum facility to the Airborne and Special Operations Museum 
        Foundation to support operation of the museum (see S. 3121), 
        S1618 [16MR]
      ------seek to enter into certain contracts regarding self-
        protective adaptive roller kit II system (see H.R. 6157), 
        H6809 [20SE] (see H.R. 6187), H6879 [22SE]
      ------tribute to 2d Ranger Infantry Co. (Airborne) (see H. Res. 
        1211), H2261 [23MR]
      ------tribute to service and sacrifice of the 14th Armored 
        Division during World War II (see H. Res. 1483), H4905 [28JN]
      Brunswick, ME: require continuation of full-service operations 
        at the commissary and exchange stores serving the Naval Air 
        Station (see H.R. 5292), H3440 [12MY]
      Budget: reduce discretionary overseas contingency operations 
        funds in budget for operations in Iraq, Afghanistan, and 
        Pakistan and provide a tax credit against savings from such 
        reduction (see H.R. 5353), H3701 [20MY]
      Business and industry: provide authority to restrict competition 
        to businesses within States that fund projects at military 
        installations (see H.R. 5755), H5675 [15JY]
      Buyer, Representative: tribute (see H. Res. 1629), H6803 [16SE]
      Byrd, Robert C.: hold memorial observances in the Senate Chamber 
        and invite Members of the House, family of the deceased, the 
        President, and other high-ranking officials to such 
        observances (see S. Res. 574), S5538 [29JN]
      Capitol Building and Grounds: permit use of Emancipation Hall 
        for presentation of Congressional Gold Medal to Women Airforce 
        Service Pilots (WASP) (see H. Con. Res. 239), H833 [24FE]
      ------permit use of rotunda for presentation of Congressional 
        Gold Medal to Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASP) (see H. 
        Con. Res. 237), H647 [22FE]
      Captain Luther H. Smith, U.S. Army Air Forces Post Office, 
        Cheyney, PA: designate (see H.R. 4547), H422 [27JA]
      Cell Phones for Soldiers (organization): tribute (see H. Res. 
        1078), H606 [5FE]
      Cemeteries and funerals: limit relief available to persons who 
        have been unconstitutionally prohibited from protesting at 
        military and other funerals (see H.R. 5365), H3702 [20MY]
      Civil liberties: provide for interrogation and detention of 
        enemy belligerents who commit hostile acts against the U.S. 
        and establish certain limitations on prosecution (see S. 
        3081), S1169 [4MR] (see H.R. 4892), H1744 [19MR]
      Colorado: anniversary of National Guard (see S. Res. 395), S154 
        [22JA] (see H. Con. Res. 230), H386 [26JA]
      ------prohibit any use of eminent domain authority to expand 
        Pinon Canyon Maneuver Site (see H.R. 5067), H2694 [20AP]
      Contracts: allow contracting officers to consider information 
        regarding domestic employment before awarding a Federal 
        contract (see H.R. 5637), H4974 (see H.R. 5637), H5203 [29JN]
      ------improve preservation of the small arms production 
        industrial base by allowing all small arms manufacturers to 
        compete for Federal small arms contracts (see H.R. 5181), 
        H3077 [29AP]
      ------increase oversight of private security contractors and 
        establish proper ratio of Federal security personnel to 
        private security contractors at U.S. military combat missions 
        (see S. 3037), S742 [24FE]
      ------phase out the use of private military contractors (see S. 
        3023), S698 [23FE] (see H.R. 4650), H754 [23FE]
      ------restore accountability and congressional oversight to the 
        defense contracting process (see S. 3909), S7788 [29SE] (see 
        H.R. 6310), H7391 [29SE]
      ------take illegal subsidization into account in evaluating 
        proposals for contracts for major defense acquisition programs 
        (see S. 3361), S3716 [13MY] (see H.R. 5298), H3482 [13MY]
      Copyrights: allow faculty members at service academies and 
        schools of professional military education to secure 
        copyrights for certain scholarly works that they produce (see 
        H.R. 5704), H5502 [1JY]
      Corps of Engineers: extend and modify the authority to accept 
        and expend funds contributed by non-Federal public entities to 
        expedite the evaluation of certain permits (see H.R. 6184), 
        H6879 [22SE]
      ------prevent the spread of Asian carp into the Great Lakes and 
        their tributaries (see H.R. 4604), H601 [4FE]
      ------provide funds to hire veterans and Armed Forces members to 
        assist with curation and historic preservation activities (see 
        H.R. 5282), H3440 [12MY]
      ------take action on the Chicago waterway system to prevent 
        migration of bighead and silver carps into Lake Michigan (see 
        S. 2946), S122 [21JA] (see H.R. 4472), H265 [20JA]
      Courts: allow for admissibility of a terrorist suspect's 
        interrogation without administration of Miranda rights to the 
        extent that the interrogation is concerning threats to public 
        safety (see H.R. 5934), H6403 (see H.R. 5934), H6455 [29JY] 
        (see H. Res. 1413), H4023 (see H. Res. 1413), H4084 [27MY]
      Crime: prohibit trafficking in counterfeit military goods or 
        services (see S. 3941), S7899 [15NO]
      Cumberland Valley Athletic Club: recognize, protect, promote, 
        and facilitate the JFK 50-Mile Ultra-Marathon (see H. Res. 
        1728), H7614 [18NO]
      Defense acquisition system: provide for performance management 
        (see H.R. 5013), H2578 [14AP]
      ------provide for performance management (H.R. 5013), 
        consideration (see H. Res. 1300), H2935 [27AP]
      Defense Task Force on Sexual Assault in the Military Services: 
        implement recommendations (see S. 3311), S3164 [5MY] (see H.R. 
        5197), H3082 [3MY]
      Dept. of Education: anniversary of Impact Aid Program (see H. 
        Res. 1641), H6880 [22SE]
      ------require payment of certain Impact Aid Program payments to 
        eligible local educational agencies within 3 years (see S. 
        3914), S7788 [29SE] (see H.R. 5843), H5984 [22JY]
      Dept. of Energy: authorizing appropriations for defense 
        activities (see S. 3457), S4621 [7JN]
      Dept. of Homeland Security: establish national emergency centers 
        on military installations (see S. 3476), S4849 [10JN]
      Dept. of Justice: consult with appropriate officials within 
        other relevant Government agencies prior to making the 
        decision to prosecute certain terrorism offenses in U.S. 
        district court (see H.R. 4503), H386 [26JA]
      ------consult with appropriate officials within the executive 
        branch prior to making the decision to try an unprivileged 
        enemy belligerent in Federal civilian court (see S. 2943), 
        S122 [21JA]
      ------prohibit funding for prosecution in Federal courts of 
        detainees from Guantanamo Bay, Cuba (see H.R. 4542), H422 
        [27JA]
      ------try Umar F. Abdulmutallab by a military tribunal and 
        consult with appropriate officials prior to terminating 
        interrogation of, or providing a civilian trial to, terrorist 
        suspects (see S. Res. 403), S393 [1FE]
      Dept. of State: transmit to the House of Representatives 
        classified documents unlawfully disclosed and provided to 
        WikiLeaks (Internet site) and the news media (see H. Res. 
        1763), H8520 [15DE]
      Dept. of the Interior: conduct a study of alternatives for 
        commemorating and interpreting the role of the Buffalo 
        Soldiers in the early years of the national parks (see S. 
        3222), S2423 [19AP] (see H.R. 4491), H326 [21JA]
      ------transfer certain Federal land in Churchill County, NV, to 
        the Dept. of the Navy (see S. 3980), S8244 [29NO]
      Dept. of Veterans Affairs: clarify eligibility of certain 
        veterans who serve in Iraq following the end of U.S. military 
        combat operations for hospital care, medical services, and 
        nursing home care (see H.R. 6154), H6803 [16SE]
      ------establish a registry of certain veterans who were 
        stationed at Fort McClellan, AL (see H.R. 6238), H7154 (see 
        H.R. 6238), H7211 [28SE]
      ------establish public-private partnerships for the treatment 
        and research of post-traumatic stress disorder (see H.R. 
        5841), H5984 [22JY]
      ------extend time period for Armed Forces members to transfer 
        educational assistance to a dependent child under the Post 9/
        11 Veterans Educational Assistance Program (see H.R. 5315), 
        H3483 [13MY]
      ------improve the Post 9/11 Veterans Educational Assistance 
        Program (see S. 3447), S4529 [27MY] (see H.R. 5933), H6403 
        (see H.R. 5933), H6454 [29JY] (see H.R. 6430), H7613 [18NO]
      ------provide for continued provision of health care services to 
        certain veterans who were exposed to sodium dichromate while 
        serving at or near water injection plant at Qarmat Ali, Iraq 
        (see H.R. 6127), H6762 [15SE]
      ------provide for entitlement of surviving spouses of members 
        who die on active duty to educational assistance under the 
        Post 9/11 Veterans Educational Assistance Program (see H.R. 
        5443), H4022 (see H.R. 5443), H4083 [27MY] (see H.R. 6372), 
        H7393 [29SE]
      ------provide housing loan benefits for children of Armed Forces 
        members and veterans who die from service-connected 
        disabilities (see H.R. 4845), H1440 [15MR]
      Depts. of Defense, Veterans Affairs, and related agencies: 
        making appropriations for military construction and veterans' 
        services (see S. 3615), S5993 [19JY] (see H.R. 5822), H5983 
        [22JY]
      ------making appropriations for military construction and 
        veterans' services (H.R. 3082), consideration of Senate 
        amendment (see H. Res. 1755), H8263 [8DE] (see H. Res. 1782), 
        H8940 [21DE]
      ------making appropriations for military construction and 
        veterans' services (H.R. 5822), consideration (see H. Res. 
        1559), H6162 [27JY]
      Depts. of Defense and Veterans Affairs: develop and implement 
        electronic personnel file system and conduct study on 
        improving access of veterans to files related to military 
        service and veterans benefits (see H.R. 5225), H3201 [5MY]
      ------make payments for certain treatments of traumatic brain 
        injury and post-traumatic stress disorder (see H.R. 4568), 
        H471 [2FE]
      Director of Anti-Trafficking Policies: establish (see H.R. 
        5195), H3078 [29AP]
      Diseases: improve prostate cancer screening and treatment, 
        particularly in medically underserved communities (see S. 
        3775), S7089 [14SE]
      Distinguished Flying Cross National Memorial: designate (see S. 
        3284), S2803 [29AP]
      Education: award Congressional Gold Medal to honor GI Bill 
        assistance recipients in recognition of contributions made to 
        the Nation and Harry W. Colmery in enacting the GI Bill (see 
        S. 3287), S2803 [29AP] (see H.R. 4745), H1103 [3MR]
      Evers, Medgar: honor life and sacrifice and congratulate the 
        Navy for naming a supply ship in honor (see H. Res. 1022), 
        H266 [20JA]
      Federal employees: express appreciation for contributions and 
        seek ways to improve safety and security during performance of 
        official duties (see H. Res. 1187), H1518 [16MR]
      ------provide greater transparency in conversion of functions 
        previously performed by contractors to performance by 
        departmental employees (see H.R. 6349), H7392 [29SE]
      ------provide that fathers of certain permanently disabled or 
        deceased veterans shall be included with mothers of such 
        veterans as preference eligibles for treatment in civil 
        service (see S. 3650), S6245 [26JY]
      Federal Property and Administrative Services Act: extend number 
        of years that multiyear contracts may be entered into for 
        purchase of advanced biofuel (see H.R. 6554), H8785 [17DE]
      Finn, John W.: encourage the Navy to name an appropriate ship in 
        honor (see H. Res. 1505), H5503 [1JY]
      Firearms: prohibit imposition of additional registration 
        requirements on privately-owned firearms by servicemen and 
        civilian employees beyond existing State and Federal 
        requirements (see S. 3388), S4082 [20MY] (see H.R. 5700), 
        H5502 [1JY]
      ------provide that certain firearms listed as curios or relics 
        may be imported into the U.S. by a licensed importer without 
        obtaining authorization from the Depts. of State or Defense 
        (see S. 3942), S7899 [15NO] (see H.R. 6240), H7388 [29SE]
      First Friday Main Line (organization): tribute to `Operation 
        Angel Wings' initiative for collection of clothes, towels, 
        toys, and reading glasses for children in Afghanistan (see H. 
        Res. 1045), H423 [27JA]
      Flags: ensure the right of an individual to display the Service 
        flag on residential property not be abridged (see S. 3477), 
        S4849 [10JN]
      Fort Drum, NY: tribute to 10th Mountain Division (see H. Res. 
        1217), H2318 [24MR]
      GAO: require reports on Dept. of Defense military spouse 
        employment programs (see S. 3869), S7787 [29SE]
      Gentile, Dominic S.: award Medal of Honor posthumously (see H.R. 
        5056), H2640 [15AP]
      George C. Marshall Post Office, Uniontown, PA: designate (see 
        H.R. 5605), H4876 [25JN]
      Georgia: tribute to Army National Guard 48th Infantry Brigade 
        Combat Team members for their service and sacrifice (see H. 
        Res. 1304), H2936 [27AP]
      Gold Star Wives Day: designate (see S. Res. 654), S7618 [28SE]
      Government-sponsored enterprises: establish a term for 
        conservatorships of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, and provide 
        conditions for continued operations, wind down, and 
        dissolution of such enterprises (see H.R. 4889), H1743 [19MR]
      ------prohibit compensation for any officer or employee of 
        Fannie Mae or Freddie Mac to exceed that provided to the 
        Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff (see H.R. 4483), H265 
        [20JA]
      Haiti: express condolences and support to citizens in aftermath 
        of earthquake, support relief efforts, and commend crews of 
        USNS Comfort and other naval vessels for medical relief 
        efforts (see H. Res. 1048), H423 [27JA]
      ------tribute to U.S. Armed Forces' and first responders' 
        efforts to help the people of Haiti in aftermath of earthquake 
        (see H. Res. 1037), H387 [26JA] (see H. Res. 1066), H555 [3FE]
      Health: establish a center of excellence for the study of 
        tinnitus (see H.R. 5203), H3123 [4MY]
      ------establish a commission on urotrauma (see H.R. 5106), H2798 
        [21AP]
      Health care facilities: establish an office responsible for 
        implementing all recommendations and requirements regarding 
        military medical facilities in the National Capital Region 
        (see H.R. 4949), H2457 [25MR]
      Homeowners Assistance Program: extend to assist Armed Forces 
        members who are reassigned and forced to sell a home that has 
        dropped in value (see H.R. 6272), H7390 [29SE]
      House Rules: require a three-fifths majority to designate 
        spending as emergency spending, except spending for the Dept. 
        of Defense (see H. Res. 1195), H1656 [18MR]
      Immigration: clarify that a period of employment of certain 
        security advisors, translators, or interpreters in Iraq or 
        Afghanistan is counted for purposes of qualifying for 
        naturalization (see H.R. 5052), H2640 [15AP]
      ------recognize the marriage of an Armed Forces member and an 
        alien spouse when the parties are not physically in the 
        presence of each other due to service abroad (see H.R. 6397), 
        H7453 [15NO]
      Insurance: increase maximum age for children eligible for 
        medical care under the TRICARE and CHAMPVA programs (see H.R. 
        5185), H3077 [29AP]
      Intelligence Reform and Terrorism Prevention Act: extend certain 
        provisions (see S. 4048), S10514 [17DE] (see H.R. 6429), H7613 
        [18NO]
      Intelligence services: require the intelligence community to 
        provide the Dept. of Defense information that indicates 
        involvement of Dept. of Defense personnel with a terrorist 
        organization (see H.R. 4780), H1168 [4MR]
      Iraq: commend civil-military partnership and leadership of 
        Raymond T. Odierno and Christopher R. Hill to refine and 
        sustain effective counterinsurgency and counterterrorism 
        strategy (see S. Res. 616), S6885 [5AU]
      Israel: authorize assistance for the Iron Dome anti-missile 
        defense system (see S. 3451), S4529 [27MY] (see H.R. 5327), 
        H3540 [18MY]
      Jacksonville, AR: commend support in creating a unique and 
        lasting partnership with Little Rock AFB, members of the Armed 
        Forces stationed there and their families (see H. Res. 1724), 
        H7548 [17NO]
      Japanese Americans: recognize heroic contributions of those who 
        served in the Military Intelligence Service during and after 
        World War II (see H. Res. 1387), H3744 [24MY]
      Jews: review military service records of Jewish American World 
        War I veterans to determine whether they should be 
        posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor (see H.R. 5371), H3744 
        [24MY]
      Law enforcement officers: waive annuity buyback requirement 
        under the Federal Employees Retirement Service for officers 
        involuntary called or retained on active duty (see H.R. 6319), 
        H7391 [29SE]
      Lind, Alfred: tribute (see S. Res. 652), S7618 [28SE]
      Marine Corps: mint coins in commemoration of the Centennial of 
        Marine Corps Aviation, and to support construction of the 
        Marine Corps Heritage Center (see S. 4001), S8396 [2DE]
      Military Spouse Career Advancement Account (MyCAA) program: 
        codify (see H.R. 6369), H7393 [29SE]
      Montford Point Marines Day: designate (see S. Res. 587), S6025 
        [20JY]
      Motor vehicles: allow vehicles operated by active-duty Armed 
        Forces members and law enforcement officials to use high 
        occupancy vehicle facilities (see H.R. 4578), H554 [3FE]
      National Airborne Day: designate (see S. Res. 599), S6397 [28JY]
      National Commission on Presidential War Powers and Civil 
        Liberties: establish (see H.R. 6501), H8263 [8DE]
      National Explosive Ordnance Disposal Day: designate (see H. Res. 
        1294), H2843 [22AP]
      National Guard: anniversary (see H. Res. 1740), H7644 [29NO]
      ------elevate the Chief of the National Guard Bureau to a 
        position on the Joint Chiefs of Staff (see S. 3913, 3931), 
        S7788 [29SE] (see H.R. 6377), H7393 [29SE]
      National Guard Youth Challenge Program: cover a larger share of 
        expenses in the case of a State program during its first three 
        years of operation (see S. 3139), S1750 [18MR] (see H.R. 
        4843), H1440 [15MR]
      National Organization on Disability: continue and expand the 
        Wounded Warrior Careers Demonstration program (see S. 3887), 
        S7787 [29SE]
      National Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Awareness Day: designate 
        (see S. Res. 541), S4529 [27MY]
      National security: deploy National Guard to assist U.S.-Mexico 
        border control activities (see H.R. 5357), H3701 [20MY] (see 
        H.R. 6253), H7389 [29SE] (see H. Con. Res. 273), H3123 [4MY]
      ------establish the Executive Cyber Director and clarify 
        authority relative to critical information infrastructure 
        policy creation, verification, and enforcement measures (see 
        H.R. 6351), H7392 [29SE]
      ------require all young persons to perform military or civilian 
        service, allow induction to uniformed services during wartime, 
        and make permanent favorable tax treatment of combat pay (see 
        H.R. 5741), H5674 [15JY]
      National Veterans History Project Week: designate (see S. Res. 
        648), S7508 [27SE] (see S. Res. 670), S7789 [29SE] (see H. 
        Res. 1644), H6880 [22SE]
      National Yellow Ribbon Day: support goals and ideals (see H. 
        Res. 1635), H6804 [16SE]
      Natural resources: improve natural resources management planning 
        for State-owned facilities used for national defense (see H.R. 
        5284), H3440 [12MY]
      Navy: authorize transfer of a naval vessel to the Mackinac 
        Island State Park Commission in Michigan (see H.R. 6446), 
        H7614 [18NO]
      ------extend authority to enter into multiyear contracts for F/
        A-18E, F/A-18F, and EA-18G aircraft (see S. 3782), S7089 
        [14SE] (see H.R. 6102), H6627 [10AU]
      ------improve the littoral combat ship program (see H.R. 6494), 
        H8030 [2DE]
      New Mexico (U.S.S.): tribute (see H. Res. 1132), H1027 [2MR]
      North Dakota: commend colleges and universities for efforts in 
        serving Armed Forces members, veterans, and their families 
        (see H. Res. 1602), H6572 [30JY]
      Oklahoma: commend National Guard Agribusiness Development Team 
        for efforts to modernize agriculture and sustainable farming 
        practices in Afghanistan (see S. Res. 430), S1018 [3MR] (see 
        H. Res. 1110), H932 [25FE]
      ------tribute to Army and Air National Guard members for their 
        service and sacrifice since September 11, 2001 (see S. Res. 
        420), S698 [23FE] (see S. Res. 624), S7134 [15SE] (see H. Res. 
        1052), H471 [2FE]
      Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act: ensure appropriate 
        treatment of Depts. of Veterans Affairs and Defense health 
        programs (see H.R. 4894), H1817 [20MR]
      Patriot Guard Riders (organization): tribute to dedication in 
        support of those who have sacrificed their lives for our 
        country (see H. Res. 1501), H5503 [1JY]
      Pennsylvania: tribute to Pennsylvania Air National Guard 111th 
        Fighter Wing (see H. Res. 1411), H4023 (see H. Res. 1411), 
        H4084 [27MY]
      Pensions: allow Federal employees and Armed Forces members to 
        contribute to the Thrift Savings Plan any payment received for 
        accumulated and accrued annual or vacation leave (see H.R. 
        4865), H1595 [17MR]
      Pershing, John J.: tribute (see H. Res. 1356), H3441 [12MY]
      Persian Gulf Conflict: anniversary of outbreak (see H.J. Res. 
        94), H5984 [22JY]
      Plummer, Henry V.: tribute (see S. Res. 577), S5699 [30JN]
      POW: prohibit the use of funds to transfer or release 
        individuals detained at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, to the custody 
        of another country (see H.R. 4600), H601 [4FE]
      ------prohibit transfer of individuals detained at Guantanamo 
        Bay, Cuba, into any country or region recognized as a haven 
        for terrorist activity or a state sponsor of terrorism (see 
        H.R. 4464), H193 [19JA]
      ------provide that detention facility at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba 
        remain open and require individuals detained at the facility 
        be tried only by military commission (see H.R. 4588), H555 
        [3FE]
      ------require submittal of certain certifications to Congress 
        before transferring or releasing individuals detained at 
        Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, to the custody of another country (see 
        H.R. 4490), H326 [21JA]
      Power resources: authorize long-term contracts for the purchase 
        of liquid synthetic or biomass-derived aviation or aviation 
        blend fuels (see S. 3807), S7205 [20SE]
      ------carry out a pilot program on collaborative energy security 
        (see H.R. 5230), H3272 [6MY]
      ------reform energy policy (see S. 3585), S5850 [14JY] (see H.R. 
        5280), H3440 [12MY]
      Public Works and Economic Development Act: eliminate cost-
        sharing requirements for certain grants to communities 
        suffering economic injury due to defense-related funding 
        reductions (see S. 3030), S742 [24FE]
      Renewable energy: identify areas on military installations and 
        other properties regarding suitability for geothermal, wind, 
        solar photovoltaic, or solar thermal trough systems (see H.R. 
        5507), H4386 [10JN]
      Roads and highways: allow vehicles operated by Armed Forces 
        members, law enforcement officers, and emergency response 
        personnel to use HOV facilities (see H.R. 5867), H6162 [27JY]
      SBA: enhance the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) 
        Program and the Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) 
        Program (H.R. 2965), consideration of Senate amendment (see H. 
        Res. 1764), H8519 [15DE]
      Senate: permit collection of clothing, toys, food, and 
        housewares during the holiday season for charitable purposes 
        in Senate buildings (see S. Res. 691), S8298 [30NO]
      Ships and vessels: authorize appropriations for construction of 
        Navy vessels and for loan guarantees for commercial vessels 
        (see H.R. 5035), H2639 [15AP]
      ------transfer naval vessels to certain foreign recipients (see 
        S. 3847), S7507 [27SE]
      Silver Star Service Banner Day: designate (see S. Res. 534), 
        S3984 [19MY]
      Social Security: ensure continued access to Medicare for seniors 
        and people with disabilities and to TRICARE for military 
        families (see S. 3965), S8062 [18NO]
      Supreme Court: urge the upholding of laws that allow the 
        families and friends of fallen members of the Armed Forces to 
        mourn their loved ones in peace and privacy (see H. Con. Res. 
        261), H2641 [15AP]
      ``Taps'': designate musical piece as National Song of 
        Remembrance (see H.R. 6034), H6569 [30JY]
      Taxation: allow credit for amounts paid by a spouse of an Armed 
        Forces member for a new State license or certification 
        required due to permanent change in duty station of such 
        member to another State (see S. 3582), S5849 [14JY] (see H.R. 
        4693), H932 [25FE]
      ------allow the work opportunity credit to small businesses 
        which hire members of the Ready Reserve or National Guard (see 
        S. 3556), S5699 [30JN] (see H.R. 4859), H1518 [16MR]
      ------ensure health coverage provided by the Dept. of Defense is 
        treated as minimum essential coverage (see S. 3148), S1812 
        [22MR] (see H.R. 4887), H1743 [19MR]
      ------make employers of spouses of military personnel eligible 
        for the work opportunity credit (see S. 3232), S2477 [20AP] 
        (see H.R. 4764), H1168 [4MR]
      Terrorism: allow determination that certain individuals are 
        unlawful enemy combatants subject to trial by military 
        commissions (see H.R. 4415), H39 [12JA]
      ------anniversary of terrorist attacks (see H. Res. 1610), H6681 
        [14SE]
      ------prohibit release or parole of certain unpriviliged enemy 
        belligerents into the U.S. (see H.R. 4648), H753 [23FE]
      ------prohibit use of military installations in the U.S., its 
        territories or possessions for prosecution of individuals 
        involved in the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks (see 
        H.R. 4738), H1102 [3MR]
      ------require all foreign terrorists who attack the U.S. be 
        considered enemy combatants to be tried by military tribunals 
        instead of civilian courts (see H.R. 4463), H193 [19JA]
      Tinnitus: recognize work in identifying dangers for members of 
        the Armed Forces subjected to blast injuries and high decibel 
        equipment (see H. Res. 1683), H7395 [29SE]
      Tobacco products: provide exception to prohibition against 
        mailing tobacco products for members of the Armed Forces 
        serving in a combat zone (see S. 3764), S6884 [5AU] (see H.R. 
        6037), H6569 [30JY]
      Tracy, CA: honor veterans and observe anniversary (see H. Res. 
        1446), H4597 [16JN]
      Transition Assistance Program: improve (see S. 3905), S7788 
        [29SE]
      Travis AFB, CA: tribute to civilian and military personnel of 
        60th Air Mobility Wing, 349th Air Mobility Wing, 15th 
        Expeditionary Mobility Task Force, and 615th Contingency 
        Response Wing (see H. Res. 1585), H6571 [30JY]
      Treaties and agreements: implement defense trade cooperation 
        treaties with the United Kingdom and Australia (see S. 3847), 
        S7507 [27SE]
      ------provide legislative authority to implement defense trade 
        cooperation treaties with the United Kingdom and Australia 
        (see S. 3581), S5849 [14JY]
      U.S. Joint Forces Command: impose conditions on 
        disestablishment, closure, or realignment and on workload 
        reductions of civilian personnel of the command (see H.R. 
        6131), H6762 [15SE]
      U.S. Military History Month: support goals and ideals (see H. 
        Res. 1442), H4506 [15JN]
      United Service Organizations, Inc. (USO): tribute to sending of 
        2 millionth troop care package (see S. Res. 632), S7267 [21SE]
      Uniting and Strengthening America by Providing Appropriate Tools 
        Required To Intercept and Obstruct Terrorism (USA PATRIOT) 
        Act: extend certain provisions (see S. 4048), S10514 [17DE] 
        (see H.R. 6429), H7613 [18NO]
      Utah: tribute to National Guard (see H. Res. 1584), H6571 [30JY]
      Veterans: deem references to Operation Iraqi Freedom in 
        provisions of Federal law providing benefits for service to 
        include references to Operation New Dawn (see S. 3902), S7788 
        [29SE]
      ------expand eligibility for burial in national cemeteries to 
        certain Reserve component members and increase amount payable 
        for burial and funeral expenses for certain veterans (see H.R. 
        6269), H7389 [29SE]
      ------improve employment, training, and placement services 
        furnished to veterans, especially those who served in Iraq and 
        Afghanistan (see S. 3234), S2477 [20AP] (see H.R. 5120), H2842 
        [22AP]
      Vietnamese Conflict: tribute to Seawolves of Helicopter Attack 
        (Light) Squadron Three and their families (see H. Res. 1228), 
        H2459 [25MR]
      Voting: provide for the expedited delivery of of absentee 
        ballots of absent overseas uniformed services voters (see H.R. 
        6009), H6568 [30JY]
      Water: provide for conservation and development of water and 
        related resources and authorize Dept. of the Army construction 
        and improvement projects for rivers and harbors (see H.R. 
        5892), H6282 [28JY]
      Weapons: expedite congressional defense export review period for 
        Israel and extend war reserves stockpile authority (see S. 
        3847), S7507 [27SE]
      Welcome Back Veterans (organization): recognize and support 
        efforts to provide care for veterans suffering from post-
        traumatic stress disorder and related psychiatric disorders 
        (see H. Res. 1746), H7855 [1DE]
      World War II: accept additional documentation when considering 
        application for veterans status of an individual who performed 
        service in the merchant marines (see H.R. 5829), H5984 [22JY]
      ------anniversary of the Battle of Iwo Jima (see H. Res. 1099), 
        H755 [23FE]
      ------anniversary of the Battle of the Bulge (see H. Res. 1005), 
        H40 [12JA]
      ------commemorate anniversary of conclusion (see H. Con. Res. 
        296), H5502 [1JY] (see H. Res. 1516), H5617 [14JY]
      ------tribute to Armed Forces members who gave their lives in 
        the June 6, 1944 (D-Day), amphibious landing at Normandy, 
        France (see H. Res. 1251), H2579 [14AP]
      Yellow Ribbon Reintegration Program: require a minimum number of 
        transition assistance advisors in each State (see S. 3868), 
        S7787 [29SE]
      Young, Charles: provide for posthumous promotion to brigadier 
        general in the Army (see H.R. 5308), H3483 [13MY]
  Citations
      Medal of Honor awarded to Vernon Baker, S6195 [22JY]
  Cloture motions
      Appropriations: authorizing for military activities, prescribing 
        personnel strengths, and military construction (S. 3454), 
        motion to proceed, S7159 [16SE], S7246 [21SE], S8683 [9DE]
      Depts. of Defense, Veterans Affairs, and related agencies: 
        making appropriations for military construction and veterans' 
        services (H.R. 3082), House amendment, S10771 [19DE], S10853 
        [21DE]
  E-mails
      Correspondence between Carrie Farley and Derek Farley, E1719 
        [23SE]
      Elena Kagan interference with military recruiting activities 
        while serving as Harvard Law School dean, S5192, S5193 [21JN]
  Eulogies
      Gerber, John V.P.: by Robert Loynd, E955 [26MY]
  Excerpts
      U.S. Constitution: Article I, Section 8 on the powers of 
        Congress, H6114 [27JY]
  Explanations
      Depts. of Defense, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies 
        Appropriations for Military Construction and Veterans' 
        Services (H.R. 3082): Inouye Amendment (Substitute), S9278-
        S10227 [14DE]
  Histories
      Military and Overseas Voter Empowerment Act (S. 1415), S4513-
        S4521 [27MY]
  Letters
      Afghanistan-Pakistan Study Group establishment, H6999 [28SE]
      ------Representative Wolf, H6998 [28SE]
      Commend National Guard Agribusiness Development Teams, Dept. of 
        Agriculture, and AID personnel for efforts to modernize 
        agriculture practices and increase food production: 
        Representative Berman, Committee on Foreign Affairs (House), 
        H1768 [20MR]
      ------Representative Skelton, Committee on Armed Services 
        (House), H1769 [20MR]
      Commend Obama administration's conducting of a comprehensive 
        review of U.S. policy on use of antipersonnel landmines: 
        several Representatives, E872 [18MY]
      ------several Senators, S3865 [18MY], E871 [18MY]
      Continued search for Lynn University students and faculty 
        members still missing in aftermath of earthquake in Haiti: 
        Senator LeMieux, S148 [22JA]
      Dept. of Defense appropriations for military activities, 
        prescribing personnel strengths, and military construction: 
        Representative Gordon, Committee on Science and Technology 
        (House), E2241 [22DE]
      ------Representative Skelton, Committee on Armed Services 
        (House), E2241 [22DE]
      Dept. of Defense appropriations for military activities and 
        prescribing personnel strengths: Representative Bennie G. 
        Thompson, Committee on Homeland Security (House), E1005 [28MY]
      ------Representative Berman, Committee on Foreign Affairs 
        (House), E1005 [28MY]
      ------Representative Conyers, Committee on the Judiciary 
        (House), E1084 [14JN]
      ------Representative Filner, Committee on Veterans Affairs 
        (House), E1085 [14JN]
      ------Representative Frank, Committee on Financial Services 
        (House), E1004 [28MY]
      ------Representative George Miller, Committee on Education and 
        Labor (House), E1004 [28MY]
      ------Representative Gordon, Committee on Science and Technology 
        (House), E1085 [14JN]
      ------Representative Levin, Committee on Ways and Means (House), 
        E1086 [14JN]
      ------Representative Oberstar, Committee on Transportation and 
        Infrastructure (House), E1085 [14JN]
      ------Representative Rahall, Committee on Natural Resources 
        (House), E1084 [14JN]
      ------Representative Reyes, Committee on Intelligence (House, 
        Select), E1085 [14JN]
      ------Representative Skelton, Committee on Armed Services 
        (House), E1004, E1005 [28MY], E1084, E1085, E1086 [14JN]
      ------Representative Towns, Committee on Oversight and 
        Government Reform (House), E1084 [14JN]
      ------Representative Waxman, Committee on Energy and Commerce 
        (House), E1004 [28MY]
      Dept. of State foreign affairs funding, S4187 [25MY]
      Dept. of the Navy redesignation as the Dept. of the Navy and 
        Marine Corps: Representative McKeon, Committee on Armed 
        Services (House), H1003 [2MR]
      ------Representative Skelton, Committee on Armed Services 
        (House), H1003 [2MR]
      Depts. of Defense, Veterans Affairs, and related agencies 
        appropriations for military construction and veterans' 
        services: several veterans organizations, H6226 [28JY]
      Enhance Armed Forces readiness by replacing current ``Don't Ask, 
        Don't Tell'' policy concerning homosexuality with a policy of 
        nondiscrimination on the basis of sexual orientation: John M. 
        Shalikashvili, S7241 [21SE]
      ------Susan W. Prager, Association of American Law Schools, 
        E1115 [16JN]
      ------U.S. Army Reserve Captain, E1023-E1025 [8JN]
      Ensure appropriate treatment of Depts. of Veterans Affairs and 
        Defense health programs under the Patient Protection and 
        Affordable Care Act: Clarence E. Hill, American Legion, H1848 
        [21MR]
      ------David W. Gorman, DAV, H1848 [21MR]
      Exclude those convicted of certain sex offenses from receiving 
        burial-related benefits and funeral honors available to 
        certain veterans, Armed Forces members, and related 
        individuals: James M. Sims, Military Order of the Purple 
        Heart, H4074 [27MY]
      Exempt auto dealers from regulation by Bureau of Consumer 
        Financial Protection: John M. McHugh, Sec. of the Army, S4135 
        [24MY]
      ------Military Coalition, S4134 [24MY]
      Express condolences and support to Haitian citizens in aftermath 
        of earthquake, support relief efforts, and commend crews of 
        naval vessels for medical relief efforts: Representative 
        Berman, Committee on Foreign Affairs (House), H680 [23FE]
      ------Representative Skelton, Committee on Armed Services 
        (House), H680 [23FE]
      5-Star Generals Commemorative Coin Act: Representative Frank, 
        Committee on Financial Services (House), H3607 [19MY]
      ------Representative Levin, Committee on Ways and Means (House), 
        H3607 [19MY]
      Honor life and sacrifice of Medgar Evers and congratulate the 
        Navy for naming a supply ship in honor: Representative 
        Conyers, Committee on the Judiciary (House), H438 [2FE]
      ------Representative Skelton, Committee on Armed Services 
        (House), H438 [2FE]
      Implementing Management for Performance and Related Reforms To 
        Obtain Value in Every Acquisition Act: Representative Levin, 
        Committee on Ways and Means (House), H2955 [28AP]
      ------Representative Skelton, Committee on Armed Services 
        (House), H2955 [28AP]
      ------Representative Towns, Committee on Oversight and 
        Government Reform (House), H2955 [28AP]
      Louisiana petition for Corps of Engineers approval to dredge and 
        build sand barriers to protect wetlands from impact of oil 
        spill: Representatives Burgess and Scalise, H3792 [25MY]
      Michael J. Walsh suitability to be major general relative to 
        Corps of Engineers authorities: Jo-Ellen Darcy and R.L. Van 
        Antwerp, Corps of Engineers, S2283, S2285 [14AP]
      ------Senator Vitter, S2283, S2284 [14AP]
      Military Spouse Appreciation Day: Anell Massey, E1048 [9JN]
      National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the U.S. 
        recommendations implementation: Representative Wolf, E705, 
        E706 [29AP], E817 [12MY], E885 [19MY]
      National Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Awareness Day: Matthew 
        J. Leaf, S4554 [27MY]
      Navy littoral combat ship program funding: Danielle Brian, 
        Project on Government Oversight (organization), S10879 [21DE]
      ------Douglas W. Elmendorf, CBO, S10881 [21DE]
      ------Gary Roughead, Dept. of the Navy, S10879 [21DE]
      ------Senator McCain, Committee on Armed Services (Senate), 
        S10880 [21DE]
      Nomination of Elena Kagan to be Supreme Court Justice: David M. 
        Tressler, S6708 [4AU]
      ------Zachary Prager, S6708 [4AU]
      Post-9/11 Veterans Educational Assistance Improvements Act: 
        Christina M. Roof, AMVETS (organization), H8462 [15DE]
      ------Gus Hargett, National Guard Association of the U.S., H8463 
        [15DE]
      ------Jeremy Glasstetter, Student Veterans of America 
        (organization), H8463 [15DE]
      ------Norbert R. Ryan, Jr., Military Officers Association of 
        America, H8462 [15DE]
      ------Paul Rieckhoff, Iraq and Afghanistan War Veterans of 
        America (organization), H8462 [15DE]
      ------Richard A. Jones, National Association for Uniformed 
        Services, H8463 [15DE]
      ------Tim Tetz, American Legion, H8463 [15DE]
      Proposed release of detainees held at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, to 
        Yemen: John O. Brennan, Executive Office of the President, 
        E130 [2FE]
      Prosecution in Federal courts of individuals involved in 
        terrorist attacks: Eric H. Holder, Jr., Attorney General, 
        S732-S734 [24FE]
      Radicalization of Americans in Yemen: Representative Wolf, H114 
        [13JA]
      Recognize and honor courage and sacrifice of members of the 
        military and veterans: Representative Filner, Committee on 
        Veteran's Affairs (House), H3779 [25MY]
      ------Representative Skelton, Committee on Armed Services 
        (House), H3779 [25MY]
      Recognize Welcome Back Veterans (organization) and support 
        efforts to provide care for veterans suffering from post-
        traumatic stress disorder and related psychiatric disorders: 
        Representative Filner, Committee on Veterans' Affairs (House), 
        H8103 [8DE]
      ------Representative Skelton, Committee on Armed Services 
        (House), H8103 [8DE]
      Replace current ``Don't Ask, Don't Tell'' policy concerning 
        homosexuality in the military with a policy of 
        nondiscrimination on the basis of sexual orientation: Carl E. 
        Mundy, Jr., H4030 [27MY]
      ------Clarence E. Hill, American Legion, H4052 [27MY]
      ------Gary Roughead, Navy, H3891, H4017 [27MY]
      ------George W. Casey, Jr., Army, H3891, H4017 [27MY]
      ------James T. Conway, Marine Corps, H3891, H4017 [27MY]
      ------Joyce Wessel Raezer, National Military Family Association, 
        H4052 [27MY]
      ------Michael G. Mullen, Joint Chiefs of Staff and Robert M. 
        Gates, Dept. of Defense, H3891, H3986, H4017 [27MY]
      ------Norton A. Schwartz, Air Force, H3891, H4017 [27MY]
      Require reports on management of Arlington National Cemetery: 
        Representative Buyer, Committee on Veterans' Affairs (House), 
        H8455 [15DE]
      Senate Rules on legislative process relative to appropriations: 
        Senator Coburn, S7253 [21SE]
      Tribute to John P. Murtha: Dept. of Defense Human Resources 
        Activity, Defense Manpower Data Center, H809 [24FE]
      Tribute to Seawolves of Helicopter Attack (Light) Squadron Three 
        and their families: Representative Filner, Committee on 
        Veterans' Affairs (House), H4919 [29JN]
      ------Representative Skelton, Committee on Armed Services 
        (House), H4918 [29JN]
      Tribute to U.S. Armed Forces' and first responders' efforts to 
        help the people of Haiti in aftermath of earthquake: 
        Representative Berman, Committee on Foreign Affairs (House), 
        H670 [23FE]
      ------Representative Skelton, Committee on Armed Services 
        (House), H670 [23FE]
      TRICARE Affirmation Act: several Representatives, H1849, H1868, 
        H1911 [21MR]
      U.S.-Russian Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (START) renewal, 
        S10329 [16DE], S10805 [20DE]
      Viability of U.S. air-launched cruise missile (ALCM) capability 
        and heavy bomber force and basing and warhead options for a 
        follow-on intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM): Robert M. 
        Gates, Sec. of Defense, S10432 [17DE]
  Lists
      Armed Forces members from California killed in military action 
        in Afghanistan, S8966 [14DE]
      Armed Forces members from California killed in military action 
        in Iraq, S8967 [14DE]
      Armed Forces members killed in action in Iraq and Afghanistan, 
        S5779 [13JY]
      Army National Guard 300th Armored Field Artillery Battalion 
        Cowboy Cannoneers Korean War veterans, S7502 [27SE]
      Commendations received by Representative Sam Johnson while 
        serving in the Air Force, H7526 [17NO]
      Florida Armed Forces members killed in action in Iraq and 
        Afghanistan, E1014 [28MY]
      Fort Carson, CO, Army 4th Brigade Combat Team members killed in 
        action in Afghanistan, S3779 [14MY]
      Missouri Agri-Business Team One members, H1768 [20MR]
      Missouri Agri-Business Team Two members, H1768 [20MR]
      New Jersey 11th Congressional District service academy nominees, 
        E159 [4FE]
      Pennsylvania Armed Forces members killed in action in Iraq and 
        Afghanistan, S4569 [28MY]
      Programs impacted by Thune amendment to H.R. 3081, continuing 
        appropriations, making across-the-board rescissions in non-
        defense, non-homeland security, and non-veterans-affairs 
        discretionary spending, S7712 [29SE]
      Soldiers and former soldier who lost their lives at Fort Hood, 
        H7003 [28SE]
      Texas 3d Congressional District service academy nominees, E1090 
        [14JN]
      U.S. Military Academy graduates killed in action since September 
        11, 2001, H988 [2MR]
      University of Georgia Sigma Chi Fraternity, Delta Chapter 
        members who are veterans of the Vietnam Conflict, S695 [23FE]
  Motions
      Appropriations: authorizing for military activities, prescribing 
        personnel strengths, and military construction (S. 3454), 
        S7159 [16SE]
      ------authorizing for military activities and prescribing 
        personnel strengths (H.R. 5136), H4195, H4196, H4197 [28MY]
      Armed Forces: direct the President, pursuant to the War Powers 
        Resolution, to remove the U.S. Armed Forces from Pakistan (H. 
        Con. Res. 301), consideration (H. Res. 1556), H6111 [27JY]
      Defense acquisition system: provide for performance management 
        (H.R. 5013), H2983 [28AP]
      Depts. of Defense, Veterans Affairs, and related agencies: 
        making appropriations for military construction and veterans' 
        services (H.R. 3082), S10770, S10771 [19DE], H8160 [8DE], 
        H8908 [21DE]
  Obituaries
      Barrett, Brandon A.: Marion (IN) Chronicle-Tribune, H3466 [13MY]
  Poems
      ``Airborne,'' Albert C. Caswell, S8710 [9DE]
      ``All the Moore,'' Albert C. Caswell, E756 [5MY]
      ``Arizona's Bright Son,'' Albert C. Caswell, E2223 [21DE]
      ``At Honor's Height,'' Albert C. Caswell, H7425 [15NO]
      ``Bryan's Song,'' Albert C. Caswell, E47 [20JA]
      ``Carlos Can,'' Albert C. Caswell, E1114 [16JN]
      ``Courage Comes,'' Albert C. Caswell, E1526 [30JY]
      ``Crush It,'' Albert C. Caswell, E1673 [16SE]
      ``Don't, Cry for Me,'' Albert C. Caswell, E378 [15MR]
      ``First To Fight,'' Albert C. Caswell, E1562 [10AU]
      ``Garrett's Gift,'' Albert C. Caswell, E1438 [27JY]
      ``Gotham Glory,'' Albert C. Caswell, E1571 [10AU]
      ``Hall of Fame,'' Albert C. Caswell, E2156 [16DE]
      ``I Stand,'' Albert C. Caswell, E483 [25MR]
      ``I Want,'' Albert C. Caswell, E1263 [1JY]
      ``In . . . Nate,'' Albert C. Caswell, E2222 [21DE]
      ``Life,'' Kenneth F. Brown, H2244 [23MR]
      ``More, Than a Man,'' Albert C. Caswell, S5781 [13JY]
      ``My First Steps,'' Albert C. Caswell, E901 [20MY]
      ``O . . . HI . . . O,'' Albert C. Caswell, E1835 [29SE]
      ``On These Beaches,'' Albert C. Caswell, S4618 [7JN]
      ``Rescue Me,'' Albert C. Caswell, E2097 [9DE]
      ``Scars of War,'' Albert C. Caswell, E1297 [13JY], E1387 [21JY]
      ``So Brilliant, This,'' Albert C. Caswell, E2089 [8DE]
      ``Some Things, Time Can Not Erase,'' Albert C. Caswell, E2087 
        [8DE]
      ``Special Forces,'' Albert C. Caswell, E1108 [15JN]
      ``Star of Texas,'' Albert C. Caswell, E1191 [24JN]
      ``Strength in Honor'', E2129 [14DE]
      ``Stride, Stride by Stride,'' Albert C. Caswell, E1495 [30JY]
      ``Stryking Down,'' Albert C. Caswell, E862 [18MY]
      ``Take Comfort,'' Albert C. Caswell, E820 [12MY], E904 [20MY]
      ``This Christmas . . .,'' Albert C. Caswell, H8933 [21DE]
      ``What Is Wright,'' Albert C. Caswell, E1366 [20JY]
      ``When, Hearts Took Flight,'' Albert C. Caswell, E341 [10MR]
  Press releases
      National Healthcare Bill Betrays Veterans: VFW, H1848 [21MR]
      Senators and Representatives Support Ban on Landmines--Letters 
        Sent to President Obama: U.S. Campaign To Ban Landmines 
        (organization), E872 [18MY]
  Proclamations
      DeKalb County Veterans Affairs Advisory Board Day: 
        Representative Henry C. ``Hank'' Johnson, Jr., E978 [28MY]
      Tribute to Charles Komaromy: Representative Space, E842 [13MY]
  Remarks in House
      AbilityOne Base Supply Centers: anniversary, E1746 [24SE]
      Aerojet-General Corp.: tribute to Orange, VA, production 
        facility, E1757 [28SE]
      Aerospace Corp.: anniversary, E342 [10MR]
      Afghanistan: certify that the Afghanistan Independent Election 
        Commission and the Afghanistan Electoral Complaints Commission 
        have professional capacity, legal authority, and independence 
        to carry out and oversee elections, H4041 [27MY]
      ------funding for the safe, orderly, and expeditious 
        redeployment of U.S. Armed Forces, H5346, H5349, H5389-H5404 
        [1JY], E1296 [13JY], E1331 [15JY]
      ------police force funding, H2193 [22MR], H8070 [7DE], H8277 
        [9DE]
      ------require a plan for the safe, orderly, and expeditious 
        redeployment of U.S. Armed Forces, H3314 [12MY], H3488 [18MY], 
        H3843 [26MY], H5696 [19JY], H5896 [21JY], H6047, H6121 [27JY], 
        H6563 [30JY], E1341 [15JY], E1445 [28JY], E1534 [30JY]
      ------require a plan for the safe, orderly, and expeditious 
        redeployment of U.S. Armed Forces (H.R. 5015), H2556, H2561 
        [14AP]
      ------stop indirect U.S. payments to Afghan warlords as part of 
        security contract, H5521 [13JY]
      ------strategy for continued U.S. military presence, H14 [12JA], 
        H110 [13JA], H170 [19JA], H356 [26JA], H2193 [22MR], H4734 
        [23JN], H4783, H4858 [24JN], H4880 [28JN], H4950-H4953 [29JN], 
        H5347 [1JY], H6813 [22SE], H7202 [28SE], E422 [19MR]
      ------submit a report to Congress outlining the exit strategy 
        for U.S. forces (H.R. 2404), E360 [11MR]
      ------U.S. policy, H1296 [10MR]
      ------withdrawal of U.S. military presence, H935 [26FE], H1001 
        [2MR], H1032 [3MR], H1107 [4MR]
      Afghanistan-Pakistan Study Group: establish, H6998 [28SE]
      African Americans: recognize challenges Black veterans faced 
        when returning home after serving in the Armed Forces, their 
        military sacrifices, and their patriotism (H. Con. Res. 238), 
        H791-H794 [24FE], E278, E282 [2MR]
      Agriculture: commend National Guard Agribusiness Development 
        Teams, Dept. of Agriculture, and AID personnel for efforts to 
        modernize agriculture practices and increase food production 
        in war-torn countries (H. Res. 1075), H1767-H1771 [20MR]
      Air Force: assessment of contracting system used to award the 
        KC-X military air refueling tanker contract, H973 [2MR], H2701 
        [21AP]
      ------consideration of any unfair competitive advantage in 
        evaluation of contract offers for the KC-X military air 
        refueling tanker program, H3760 [25MY], H4011, H4012 [27MY], 
        H8358 [15DE]
      ------consideration of any unfair competitive advantage in 
        evaluation of contract offers for the KC-X military air 
        refueling tanker program (H.R. 6540), H8798-H8801 [21DE]
      ------tribute to creation of post-graduate dentistry program, 
        E1762 [28SE]
      ------tribute to Thunderbirds aerial demonstration team, E1161 
        [22JN]
      American Legion Day: anniversary, E1680 [16SE]
      Appropriations: authorizing for military activities, prescribing 
        personnel strengths, and military construction (H.R. 6523), 
        H8629-H8759 [17DE]
      ------authorizing for military activities, prescribing personnel 
        strengths, and military construction (H.R. 6523), Senate 
        amendment, H8944, H8945 [22DE]
      ------authorizing for military activities, prescribing personnel 
        strengths, and military construction (H.R. 6523), corrections 
        in engrossment, H8769 [17DE]
      ------authorizing for military activities, prescribing personnel 
        strengths, and military construction (S. 3454), H6863-H6867, 
        H6869 [22SE]
      ------authorizing for military activities and prescribing 
        personnel strengths (H.R. 5136), H3750, H3751, H3754 [25MY], 
        H3875, H3889-H4019, H4025-H4076 [27MY], H4194-H4201, H4203-
        H4207 [28MY], H4217 [8JN], H4783 [24JN], H6227 [28JY], E904 
        [20MY], E986, E988, E989, E990, E991, E992, E993, E994, E995, 
        E996, E997, E998, E999, E1000, E1001, E1003, E1006, E1007, 
        E1011 [28MY], E1019, E1023, E1026-E1028, E1041 [8JN], E1051 
        [9JN], E1072 [10JN], E1084 [14JN]
      ------authorizing for military activities and prescribing 
        personnel strengths (H.R. 5136) consideration (H. Res. 1404), 
        H3876-H3885 [27MY]
      ------authorizing for military activities and prescribing 
        personnel strengths (H.R. 5136), corrections in engrossment, 
        H4200 [28MY]
      ------authorizing for military activities and prescribing 
        personnel strengths (H.R. 5136), motion to recommit, H4196, 
        H4197, H4201, H4207 [28MY]
      ------authorizing for military activities and prescribing 
        personnel strengths (H.R. 5136), request Senate to return to 
        the House (H. Res. 1467), H4733 [23JN]
      ------authorizing for military activities and prescribing 
        personnel strengths (H.R. 5136), unanimous-consent request, 
        H4056 [27MY]
      ------making (H.R. 3326), E26 [13JA], E159 [4FE]
      ------making (H.R. 3326), earmark declaration, E115, E126, E127, 
        E133, E134 [2FE], E152, E153, E163, E166 [4FE], E169 [5FE], 
        E189, E190, E195 [22FE], E205, E212, E213 [23FE], E227 [24FE], 
        E267, E269 [26FE]
      ------making supplemental (H.R. 5745), H6630 [14SE]
      ------prohibit funding for military construction project 
        earmarks, H6239-H6241 [28JY]
      ------require review of the sustainment and modernization 
        requirements and costs related to bomber force and long-range 
        strike capabilities, E1000 [28MY]
      Arizona: tribute to women veterans, H1109 [4MR]
      Arkansas Power Electronics International, Inc.: silicon carbide 
        power modules funding, E159 [4FE]
      Arlington National Cemetery: improvements funding, H6227 [28JY]
      ------require reports on management (S. 3860), H8452-H8456 
        [15DE], E2154 [16DE]
      Armed Forces: anniversary of Doerbirds of Training Squad Two, 
        E773 [6MY]
      ------anniversary of Red Knights of Training Squad Three, E697 
        [28AP]
      ------anniversary of soldiers killed and wounded at Fort Hood, 
        TX, in shooting incident (H. Con. Res. 319), H7003-H7005 
        [28SE]
      ------anniversary of Wildcats of Training Squad Ten, E1187 
        [24JN]
      ------assault charges against Navy SEALS resulting from events 
        during capture of alleged terrorist in Iraq, H1415 [15MR], 
        H2856 [26AP], H3100 [4MY], H3884 [27MY]
      ------authorize adoption of a military working dog by the family 
        of a deceased or seriously wounded member who was the handler 
        of the dog (H.R. 4639), H733 [23FE], H1085 [3MR], H1489 [16MR]
      ------call for the President to overturn the policy that 
        prohibits sending a Presidential letter of condolence to the 
        family of a member who has died by suicide, H3998, H3999, 
        H4019 [27MY]
      ------celebrate anniversary of combat action and recognize 
        contributions of American Volunteer Group and 23d Fighter 
        Group (Flying Tigers) to the Nation's defense (H. Res. 1594), 
        E1562 [10AU]
      ------clarify rules of engagement in military conflicts, H1414, 
        H1415 [15MR], H5594 [14JY]
      ------commend Navy SEALS, Matthew McCabe, Jonathan Keefe, and 
        Julio Huertas, for capturing alleged terrorist, Ahmed Hashim 
        Abed, in Iraq (H. Res. 977), H1224 [10MR]
      ------develop and implement a plan for withdrawal of troops from 
        Afghanistan, H3514 [18MY], H3626 [19MY], H3727 [24MY], H4402 
        [14JN], H4572 [16JN], H4620 [17JN], H5594 [14JY], H5659, H5660 
        [15JY], H6028 [26JY], H6649 [14SE], H6793 [16SE], H6862 
        [22SE], H7417 [15NO], H7485 [16NO], H7501 [17NO], H7627 
        [29NO], H8070 [7DE], H8277, H8278 [9DE], H8296, H8332 [14DE], 
        H8522 [16DE], H8981 [22DE]
      ------develop and implement a plan for withdrawal of troops from 
        Iraq, H3298 [11MY]
      ------develop and implement a plan for withdrawal of troops from 
        Iraq and Afghanistan, H2562 [14AP], H2988 [28AP], H3102 [4MY]
      ------direct the President, pursuant to the War Powers 
        Resolution, to remove the U.S. Armed Forces from Afghanistan 
        (H. Con. Res. 248), H1148, H1149 [4MR], H1176 [9MR], H1223, 
        H1226, H1251-H1286, H1296, H1299 [10MR], H1414 [15MR], E354, 
        E360 [11MR], E372 [12MR], E375 [15MR], E384, E386 [16MR], E403 
        [17MR], E417 [19MR]
      ------direct the President, pursuant to the War Powers 
        Resolution, to remove the U.S. Armed Forces from Afghanistan 
        (H. Con. Res. 248), consideration (H. Res. 1146), H1245-H1249 
        [10MR]
      ------direct the President, pursuant to the War Powers 
        Resolution, to remove the U.S. Armed Forces from Pakistan (H. 
        Con. Res. 301), H6114-H6124 [27JY]
      ------direct the President, pursuant to the War Powers 
        Resolution, to remove the U.S. Armed Forces from Pakistan (H. 
        Con. Res. 301), consideration (H. Res. 1556), H6106-H6112 
        [27JY]
      ------eliminate per-fiscal year calculation of days of certain 
        active duty or service used to reduce minimum age at which 
        Reserve component members may retire for non-regular service, 
        H4006 [27MY]
      ------enable State homes to furnish nursing home care to parents 
        whose children died while serving in the Armed Forces (H.R. 
        4505), H4916 [29JN]
      ------end of U.S. combat operations in Iraq, H6649 [14SE], H6813 
        [22SE]
      ------enhance readiness by replacing current ``Don't Ask, Don't 
        Tell'' policy concerning homosexuality with a policy of 
        nondiscrimination on the basis of sexual orientation, H759 
        [24FE], H3207 [6MY], H3752 [25MY], H3878-H3885, H3890-H3899, 
        H3984-H3989, H3998-H4000, H4002-H4007, H4016-H4019, H4025, 
        H4028-H4030, H4043, H4048, H4049, H4052, H4054-H4060, H4075, 
        H4078-H4081 [27MY], H4200, H4203-H4207 [28MY], H5824 [21JY], 
        H6863 [22SE], H7760 [1DE], H8073 [7DE], H8359, H8383-H8388, 
        H8390-H8410 [15DE], H8751, H8758, H8780 [17DE], H8944 [22DE], 
        E988, E989, E991, E994, E996, E998, E1007, E1011 [28MY], 
        E1023, E1041 [8JN], E1072 [10JN], E1110 [15JN], E1115 [16JN], 
        E1230 [29JN], E2162 [16DE], E2177, E2180, E2182, E2197, E2199 
        [18DE], E2224 [21DE]
      ------enhance treatment for servicemembers who suffer from post-
        traumatic stress disorder or traumatic brain injuries and 
        enhance access to mental health counseling, H4007 [27MY]
      ------ensure housing assistance programs are available to 
        veterans and members who have service-connected injuries and 
        to survivors and dependents of veterans and members (H.R. 
        6058), H7082, H7083 [28SE]
      ------ensure those killed and wounded at Fort Hood, TX, are 
        treated in the same manner as those killed or wounded in 
        combat zones, terrorist attacks, or in a contingency operation 
        (H.R. 4088), H458, H459 [2FE], H1416-H1419 [15MR]
      ------establish a program of educational assistance for members 
        who have served after September 11, 2001, E1680 [16SE]
      ------exempt active-duty members with conditional residence 
        status serving abroad from time period requirements to file a 
        petition and appear for an interview to remove conditional 
        status (H.R. 6396), H7408 [15NO]
      ------express that all Americans should participate in a moment 
        of silence to reflect upon the service and sacrifice of 
        members of the Armed Forces both at home and abroad (H. Res. 
        1119), H1788-H1793 [20MR]
      ------extend certain enhanced mortgage and mortgage foreclosure 
        protections (H.R. 3976), H2183, H2184 [22MR], H4089 [28MY], 
        E501 [25MR]
      ------extend certain enhanced mortgage and mortgage foreclosure 
        protections (S. 4058), H8980 [22DE]
      ------extend TRICARE coverage to certain dependents under the 
        age of 26 (H.R. 4923), H2564 [14AP]
      ------extend whistleblower protections to members that report 
        potentially dangerous ideologically based threats or actions 
        of another member against U.S. interests or security (H.R. 
        4267), H458 [2FE], H1418 [15MR]
      ------grant family of members temporary annual leave during 
        deployment of such members, H3987, H3988 [27MY]
      ------improve and enhance mental health benefits, counseling, 
        and other benefits available to members and survivors, H2731 
        [21AP]
      ------increase rate for hostile fire pay, imminent danger pay, 
        hazardous duty pay, family separation allowance, and other 
        special and incentive pays, H3985 [27MY]
      ------increase rate for hostile fire pay, imminent danger pay, 
        hazardous duty pay, family separation allowance, and other 
        special and incentive pays (H.R. 4440), H1447 [16MR]
      ------investigation into denial of Purple Heart medals relative 
        to degree of injury, H7217 [29SE]
      ------make educational, disability, and therapeutic benefits of 
        a child or dependent of a member transferrable from State to 
        State, H5353 [1JY]
      ------making supplemental appropriations for military and 
        stabilization activities, H4443 [15JN], H5307, H5344-H5351, 
        H5384-H5404 [1JY], H5551 [14JY], H5621 [15JY], H6049, H6062-
        H6068 [27JY], E1293 [13JY], E1331 [15JY], E1445, E1450, E1452 
        [28JY], E1469 [29JY]
      ------mint coins in commemoration of Army Five-Star Generals and 
        alumni of the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College 
        (H.R. 1177), H3604-H3608 [19MY], H3682 [20MY]
      ------prohibit increase of members serving in Afghanistan (H.R. 
        3699), H2561 [14AP]
      ------provide members of Individual Ready Reserve who served in 
        Afghanistan or Iraq with information on counseling to prevent 
        suicide, H4076 [27MY]
      ------provide vouchers for postal benefits for personal 
        correspondence and small parcels to members serving or 
        hospitalized overseas, and make such vouchers transferable 
        (H.R. 707), E345 [10MR]
      ------recognize and honor courage and sacrifice of members and 
        veterans (H. Res. 1385), H3778-H3781 [25MY], E1015 [28MY], 
        E1021 [8JN]
      ------recognize Committee on Armed Services (Senate) hearing and 
        testimony on ``Don't Ask, Don't Tell'' policy as an important 
        step in permitting gays and lesbians to serve openly (H. Res. 
        1090), E189 [22FE]
      ------recognize service of medical and air crews in helping 
        transport wounded warriors back to the U.S. and commend Air 
        Force aeromedical evacuation personnel (H. Res. 1605), H7002 
        [28SE], E1800 [29SE], E1940 [17NO]
      ------recognize significant contributions of the Military 
        Working Dog (MWD) Program (H. Res. 812), H991-H993 [2MR], E319 
        [5MR]
      ------reimburse attorney fees incurred by a member due to 
        certain charges brought under the Uniform Code of Military 
        Justice who is acquitted or has the charges dismissed or 
        withdrawn (H.R. 5374), H3752 [25MY]
      ------report on Fort Hood, TX, shootings, H455-H460 [2FE]
      ------report on gunman in Fort Hood, TX, shootings, H1416-H1422 
        [15MR]
      ------require members to get same pre- and post-deployment 
        cognitive impairment screening, H4018 [27MY], E995 [28MY]
      ------require payment of monthly special pay to members whose 
        active duty service is extended by a stop-loss order or 
        similar mechanism, H7367 [29SE]
      ------require preseparation counseling for members of Reserve 
        components upon their retirement or separation from service 
        (H.R. 5259), E805 [11MY]
      ------support members fighting terrorism and pay legal expenses 
        of members accused of committing crimes relative to treatment 
        of suspected terrorists if such members are acquitted or 
        charges are dropped (H. Res. 1025), H271 [21JA]
      ------tribute to 3d Infantry Regiment (Old Guard), U.S. Army, 
        E517 [13AP]
      ------tribute to 5th Stryker Brigade, 2d Infantry Division, 
        E1847 [29SE]
      ------tribute to active duty members, H2770, H2771 [21AP]
      ------tribute to members and their families from Los Angeles 
        County, CA, for service in Iraq and Afghanistan (H. Res. 
        1535), E1378 [20JY]
      ------tribute to members for service in Iraq and Afghanistan, 
        H8932 [21DE]
      ------tribute to members for service in Iraq and Afghanistan (H. 
        Res. 1516), H5754-H5756 [20JY], E1402 [22JY]
      ------tribute to meritorious service of aviators shot down over, 
        or otherwise forced to land in, hostile territory yet evaded 
        enemy capture or were captured but subsequently escaped (H. 
        Res. 925), H1778-H1782 [20MR]
      ------tribute to Minnesota National Guard 34th Infantry 
        Division, H2479 [13AP]
      ------tribute to 139th Airlift Wing, Air National Guard (H. Res. 
        699), H989-H991 [2MR], E318 [5MR]
      ------tribute to 34th Infantry Division of the Minnesota 
        National Guard, H391 [27JA], H1087 [3MR]
      Army: anniversary, H4437 [15JN]
      ------anniversary (H. Con. Res. 286), H4564-H4568 [16JN], H4632 
        [17JN], E1184 [23JN]
      ------anniversary of Signal Corps, E1134 [17JN]
      ------anniversary of Special Operations Command, E12 [12JA]
      ------tribute to Delta Co., 1st Battalion, 501st Infantry, 101st 
        Airborne Division veterans, E1044 [8JN]
      ------tribute to service and sacrifice of the 14th Armored 
        Division during World War II (H. Res. 1483), H5758-H5760 
        [20JY]
      Arvin, CA: tribute to Bakersfield National Cemetery, E978 [28MY]
      Athens, GA: tribute to Navy Supply Corps School, E1827 [29SE]
      Audits: establish incentives to achieve clean audit opinions on 
        financial statements, H2958 [28AP]
      Aviation: commission an independent study on the optimal balance 
        of manned and unmanned aircraft capability, H4055 [27MY]
      ------development of advanced, variable buoyancy, rigid-
        structure air vehicle with vertical take-off and landing 
        (VTOL) capability, E2234 [21DE]
      Bay County, FL: tribute to Bay Defense Alliance for support of 
        Naval Support Activity Panama City and Tyndall AFB, E1469 
        [29JY]
      Beall, John B., Sr.: Bronze Star recipient, E1248 [30JN]
      Blue Star Mothers of America, Inc.: tribute to Greater 
        Philadelphia, PA, chapter, E1574 [10AU]
      BP P.L.C.: determine if the company is no longer a responsible 
        source to perform contracts and then debar BP P.L.C., from 
        contracting with the Dept., H4031, H4032 [27MY]
      Bremerton, WA: tribute to Puget Sound Naval Shipyard and 
        Intermediate Maintance Facility for hiring veterans and 
        wounded warriors, E1922 [16NO]
      Brunswick, ME: require continuation of full-service operations 
        at the commissary and exchange stores serving the Naval Air 
        Station (H.R. 5292), E832 [12MY]
      Budget: deficit, E157 [4FE]
      ------reallocate certain defense programs funds to other 
        domestic priorities, H1262 [10MR]
      ------reduce discretionary overseas contingency operations funds 
        in budget for operations in Iraq, Afghanistan, and Pakistan 
        and provide a tax credit against savings from such reduction 
        (H.R. 5353), H3689 [20MY], H3729 [24MY]
      Business and industry: require report on impact of titanium on 
        domestic industrial base, H2968, H2969 [28AP]
      Buy American Act: analyze and report on increases in waiver 
        approvals, H4047 [27MY]
      ------apply to the procurement of photovoltaic devices, H4051 
        [27MY]
      Cadet Nurse Program: tribute, E804 [11MY]
      California: tribute to 235th Engineer Co., National Guard, E361 
        [11MR]
      Camden County, NJ: tribute to high school seniors deciding to 
        enlist in the Armed Forces, E1053 [9JN]
      Camp Douglas, WI: Volk Field Combat Readiness Training Center 
        recipient of Air Force Organizational Excellence Award, E344 
        [10MR]
      Camp Lejeune, NC: furnish the Dept. of HHS Toxic Substances and 
        Disease Registry with information pertaining to the well water 
        contamination, H4029, H4031 [27MY]
      ------tribute to Sesame Street United Service Organizations, 
        Inc. (USO) program, H5961 [22JY]
      Capitol Building and Grounds: permit use of Emancipation Hall 
        for presentation of Congressional Gold Medal to Women Airforce 
        Service Pilots (WASP) (H. Con. Res. 239), H1076-H1078 [3MR], 
        E229 [24FE]
      ------permit use of rotunda for presentation of Congressional 
        Gold Medal to Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASP) (H. Con. 
        Res. 237), E180 [22FE]
      Capodanno, Vincent R.: name a Navy combat vessel in honor, H3998 
        [27MY]
      Captain Luther H. Smith, U.S. Army Air Forces Post Office, 
        Cheyney, PA: designate (H.R. 4547), H1203 [9MR]
      CIA: alleged espionage by Michael Furlong, H2481 [13AP]
      ------recognize contributions to national security and recognize 
        role in combating terrorism, H888-H890 [25FE]
      Colts Neck, NJ: tribute to Naval Weapons Station Earle, E1952 
        [17NO]
      Combined Joint Task Force--Horn of Africa: establish monitoring 
        and evaluation metrics for activities, H4053 [27MY]
      Committee on Intelligence (House, Select): request for 
        disclosure of certain photographic records relative to 
        individuals captured or detained by U.S. forces in operations 
        outside the U.S., H853 [25FE]
      Congressional Black Caucus: tribute to annual Salute to Military 
        Families and Children, E1926 [16NO]
      Contracts: assess contractor performance involving small 
        business concerns owned by women, veterans, socially and 
        economically disadvantaged, and service-disabled individuals 
        as subcontractors, H2972, H2973 [28AP]
      ------contract to purchase textiles, apparel and footwear from 
        Federal Prison Industries, Inc., H2243 [23MR]
      ------encourage full and open competition for M915 truck program 
        procurements, H4066 [27MY]
      ------engage in outreach to businesses in the vicinity of 
        defense installations to notify them of contract 
        opportunities, H2971, H2972 [28AP]
      ------extend regulations on contractors performing private 
        security functions in certain countries, H4046 [27MY]
      ------impose penalty on contractors that do not comply with 
        contract information reporting requirements, H4068 [27MY]
      ------increase access to contracts by minority, women, and 
        veteran-owned businesses, H2960 [28AP]
      ------increase oversight of Federal contractors, E1226 [29JN]
      ------prohibit restriction of public-private competition 
        requirements in defense acquisition system, H2969, H2970 
        [28AP]
      ------provide list of minority-, women-, and disadvantaged-owned 
        small businesses who received defense contracts, H3997 [27MY]
      ------provide savings on existing contracts for nondevelopmental 
        items by allowing contract officers to opt for more efficient 
        proposals as long as it does not breach existing contracts, 
        H2979 [28AP]
      ------report additional costs in health care contracts to comply 
        with Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and Health 
        Care and Education Reconciliation Act, H2984 [28AP]
      ------require cost or price be given at least equal importance 
        as technical or other criteria in evaluating competitive 
        proposals for Federal contracts, H2980, H2981 [28AP]
      ------require private security contractors in Afghanistan and 
        Iraq to hire U.S. citizens as direct employees and not as 
        independent contractors, H4051, H4052 [27MY]
      ------restore accountability and congressional oversight to the 
        defense contracting process (H.R. 6310), H7217 [29SE], E1815 
        [29SE]
      Copeland, Tim: Scottsdale Healthcare (organization) ``Salute to 
        Military'' honoree, E183 [22FE]
      Corps of Engineers: extend and modify the authority to accept 
        and expend funds contributed by non-Federal public entities to 
        expedite the evaluation of certain permits (H.R. 6184), H7823-
        H7826 [1DE]
      ------provide funds to hire veterans and Armed Forces members to 
        assist with curation and historic preservation activities 
        (H.R. 5282), H6713, H6714 [15SE], E1678 [16SE]
      Cost Assessment and Program Evaluation: report on the 
        independence of program cost estimators for major defense 
        acquisitions programs, H2974, H2975 [28AP]
      Courts: allow certain detainees from Guantanamo Bay, Cuba to be 
        brought to the U.S. for trial and possible imprisonment, H131-
        H134, H136, H137 [13JA]
      Crime: strengthen legal protections for victims of sexual 
        assault, H3878 [27MY]
      ------strengthen legal protections for victims of sexual assault 
        in the military, E708 [29AP]
      Cruz, Jeffrey P.: Navy Fire and Emergency Services EMS Provider 
        of the Year award recipient, E1702 [22SE]
      Dallas, TX: Thomas C. Marsh Middle School Army Junior ROTC 
        winner of National Middle School Drill Championship, E572 
        [15AP], E602 [21AP]
      Debolt, Margaret L.: Congressional Gold Medal recipient, E346 
        [10MR]
      Defense Academy of Credibility Assessment: designation as 
        National Center for Credibility Assessment, E2048 [2DE]
      Defense acquisition system: clarify that program to expand use 
        of non-traditional suppliers and manufactuers should limit 
        contracts to companies that are within the national technology 
        and industrial base, H2973 [28AP]
      ------ensure full compliance with the Buy American Act, domestic 
        preference in defense acquisition procurement, and U.S. labor 
        standards, H2981, H2982 [28AP]
      ------establish Industrial Base Council and Industrial Base 
        Fund, H2976, H2977 [28AP]
      ------include energy efficiency as a criteria for performance 
        assessment of defense acquisitions, H2974 [28AP]
      ------prohibit use of contracts for personal services to hire 
        senior mentors, H2975, H2976 [28AP]
      ------provide for performance management, H3897 [27MY]
      ------provide for performance management (H.R. 5013), H2954-
        H2986, H2988 [28AP], E542 [14AP], E707 [29AP], E730 [3MY], 
        E742 [4MY], E748 [5MY]
      ------provide for performance management (H.R. 5013), 
        consideration (H. Res. 1300), H2952-H2954 [28AP]
      ------provide for performance management (H.R. 5013), motion to 
        recommit, H2984 [28AP]
      ------require annual performance assessment report, H2970, H2971 
        [28AP]
      Defense Task Force on Sexual Assault in the Military Services: 
        implement recommendations, E1019 [8JN]
      Democratic Party: national agenda, H3762 [25MY]
      Dept. of Agriculture: require lenders making certain energy 
        related loans to rural consumers give priority to Armed Forces 
        active duty members and veterans, H6787 [16SE]
      Dept. of Education: allow certain Armed Forces members who 
        served on active duty to be eligible to participate in the 
        Troops-to-Teachers Program, H4073-H4076 [27MY]
      ------anniversary of Impact Aid Program (H. Res. 1641), H7478, 
        H7479 [16NO]
      ------transfer Troops-to-Teachers Program to Dept. of Defense, 
        E999 [28MY]
      Dept. of Energy: add Armed Forces exchanges as qualified rebate 
        aggregators under the Home Star Retrofit Rebate Program, H3239 
        [6MY]
      Dept. of Justice: decision to prosecute individuals involved in 
        terrorist attacks in Federal courts, H7566 [18NO]
      ------decision to prosecute individuals involved in the 9/11 
        terrorist attacks in Federal court in New York, NY, H451, 
        H452, H454 [2FE], H558 [4FE], H4670 [22JN], H7586 [18NO], 
        H7749 [30NO]
      ------prohibit funding for prosecution in Federal courts of 
        detainees from Bagram AFB, Afghanistan, H3881 [27MY]
      ------prohibit funding for prosecution in Federal courts of 
        detainees from Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, H3881 [27MY]
      ------proposed release of detainees held at Guantanamo Bay, 
        Cuba, to Yemen, E129 [2FE]
      Dept. of State: clarify procedures for Iraqi nationals applying 
        for visas, H4067 [27MY]
      ------renewal of contract with Xe Services LLC, H1035 [3MR]
      Dept. of the Interior: conduct a study of alternatives for 
        commemorating and interpreting the role of the Buffalo 
        Soldiers in the early years of the national parks (H.R. 4491), 
        H657 [23FE], H3491, H3492 [18MY]
      Dept. of the Navy: redesignate as the Dept. of the Navy and 
        Marine Corps (H.R. 24), H244 [20JA], H1003 [2MR], H3094-H3096 
        [4MY], H3174 [5MY], H3300 [11MY], H6794 [16SE], E755 [5MY], 
        E887 [19MY]
      ------redesignate as the Dept. of the Navy and Marine Corps (S. 
        504), H4403 [14JN]
      Dept. of Veterans Affairs: establish scholarship program for 
        veterans to pursue graduate or post-graduate degrees in 
        behavioral health sciences, H4075 [27MY]
      ------improve the Post 9/11 Veterans Educational Assistance 
        Program (S. 3447), H8456-H8466 [15DE], H8788 [21DE], E2246 
        [22DE]
      ------provide for continued provision of health care services to 
        certain veterans who were exposed to sodium dichromate while 
        serving at or near water injection plant at Qarmat Ali, Iraq 
        (H.R. 6127), E1619 [15SE]
      ------submit a report on changes necessary to ensure accurate 
        accounting of returned Post 9/11 Veterans Educational 
        Assistance Program benefit payments, H6241 [28JY]
      Depts. of Defense, Veterans Affairs, and related agencies: 
        making appropriations for military construction and veterans' 
        services (H.R. 3082), Senate amendment, H8152-H8213 [8DE], 
        H8522, H8523 [16DE], H8905, H8908, H8913, H8914 [21DE], E2098 
        [9DE], E2116 [13DE], E2147 [15DE], E2233 [21DE], E2246 [22DE], 
        E2258 [29DE]
      ------making appropriations for military construction and 
        veterans' services (H.R. 3082), consideration of Senate 
        amendment (H. Res. 1755), H8147-H8151 [8DE]
      ------making appropriations for military construction and 
        veterans' services (H.R. 3082), consideration of Senate 
        amendment (H. Res. 1782), H8901-H8905 [21DE]
      ------making appropriations for military construction and 
        veterans' services (H.R. 5822), H6216, H6245-H6249 [28JY], 
        E1465 [29JY]
      ------making appropriations for military construction and 
        veterans' services (H.R. 5822), consideration (H. Res. 1559), 
        H6206-H6214 [28JY]
      ------prohibit funding to exercise power of eminent domain 
        without just compensation to property owners, H6227, H6241, 
        H6242 [28JY]
      Depts. of Defense and Veterans Affairs: make payments for 
        certain treatments of traumatic brain injury and post-
        traumatic stress disorder, H3997, H4025, H4048 [27MY], E993 
        [28MY]
      ------study incidence of breast cancer among Armed Forces 
        members and veterans, H4066 [27MY]
      Distinguished Flying Cross National Memorial: designate (H.R. 
        2788), H1618, H1619, H1620 [18MR], E419 [19MR]
      District of Columbia: establish a District of Columbia National 
        Guard Educational Assistance Program (H.R. 3913), H4883-H4885 
        [28JN]
      ------tribute to Georgetown Veterinary Hospital for performing 
        stem cell therapy on Lex, a service dog injured in Iraq, E1971 
        [18NO]
      Drennan, Raymond J.: Purple Heart recipient, E1844 [29SE]
      Economy: impact of war and financial crisis, H6047 [27JY]
      ------national objectives priority assignments, H7000 [28SE]
      Education: assist servicemembers in training and education, E730 
        [3MY]
      82nd Airborne Division Association, Inc.: tribute to Hajdak-
        Mokan Philadelphia chapter, E524 [13AP]
      Employment: support diversity in acquisition workforce 
        development program, H2970 [28AP]
      Etchberger, Richard L.: award Medal of Honor posthumously, E2087 
        [8DE]
      Evers, Medgar: honor life and sacrifice and congratulate the 
        Navy for naming a supply ship in honor (H. Res. 1022), H437-
        H440 [2FE], E146 [3FE], E248 [25FE]
      Executive Office of the President: establish the National Office 
        for Cyberspace, H3999, H4000 [27MY]
      Federal agencies and departments: clarify requirement on the 
        procurement and acquisition of alternative fuels and non-
        conventional petroleum sources, including tar sands, H4028 
        [27MY], E1003 [28MY]
      Federal employees: express appreciation for contributions and 
        seek ways to improve safety and security during performance of 
        official duties (H. Res. 1187), H3287-H3289 [11MY], E826 
        [12MY], E884 [19MY]
      ------include market research strategies in acquisition 
        personnel training courses, H2978 [28AP]
      Federal Property and Administrative Services Act: extend number 
        of years that multiyear contracts may be entered into for 
        purchase of advanced biofuel (H.R. 6554), E2204 [18DE]
      Federal-State relations: clarify authority to assist communities 
        with development of public infrastructure in connection with 
        expansion or establishment of a military installation, H4027 
        [27MY], E992 [28MY]
      Ferrara, James M.: Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal 
        recipient, E1595 [14SE]
      Filip, Zackary T.: Army Times (publication) Soldier of the Year 
        award recipient, E1335 [15JY]
      Fisher House of the Emerald Coast, Inc.: tribute, E1711 [22SE]
      Flags: ensure the right of an individual to display the Service 
        flag on residential property not be abridged (H.R. 2546), 
        H3602-H3604 [19MY], E914 [24MY], E961 [26MY]
      Flag--U.S.: encourage display at main humanitarian relief 
        installation in Haiti, H1628 [18MR]
      Florida: tribute to Armed Forces, E1014 [28MY]
      Flournoy, Maxine: Congressional Gold Medal recipient, E345 
        [10MR]
      Foreign policy: assess status of the war on terrorism, H13 
        [12JA], H113, H131-H137 [13JA], H169, H170 [19JA], H455 [2FE], 
        H3626 [19MY], H3727 [24MY], H3808 [25MY], H4402 [14JN], H5491 
        [1JY], E994 [28MY], E2076 [7DE]
      Fort Campbell, KY: tribute to 101st Airborne, Air Assault, E865 
        [18MY]
      Fort Drum, NY: tribute to Army 3d Brigade Combat Team, 10th 
        Mountain Division, E39 [19JA], E48 [20JA]
      ------tribute to servicemembers killed in Afghanistan, H3755 
        [25MY]
      ------tribute to 10th Mountain Division (H. Res. 1217), H7698, 
        H7699 [30NO]
      ------tribute to United Service Organizations, Inc. (USO), E1930 
        [16NO]
      Fort Hood, TX: continue treatment of post-traumatic stress 
        disorder for civilians present on base during shootings, H4030 
        [27MY]
      Fort Smith, AR: tribute to 188th Fighter Wing, Air National 
        Guard, H46 [13JA]
      Fox News Network, LLC: tribute to ``Fox and Friends'' story on 
        Lex, a wounded military working dog receiving adult canine 
        stem cell therapy, H8014 [2DE]
      Franklin (U.S.S.): tribute to World War II veterans, E2227 
        [21DE]
      Freedom of religion: allow Sikhs to maintain religious articles 
        of faith while serving, H2193 [22MR]
      Funding, H6611, H6622 [10AU], E1529 [30JY]
      GAO: study Armed Forces clothing allowance requirements list and 
        determine if there is sufficient U.S. production of such items 
        to adequately supply Armed Forces members, H2979, H2980 [28AP]
      George C. Marshall Post Office, Uniontown, PA: designate (H.R. 
        5605), H7030, H7031 [28SE], H7378 [29SE]
      Georgia: tribute to Army First Squadron, 108th Cavalry Regiment 
        of the 48th Infrantry Brigade Combat Team, H7628 [29NO]
      Girl Scouts: tribute to Central Illinois ``Operation Cookie 
        Share'', E699 [28AP]
      Giunta, Salvatore: Medal of Honor recipient, H7425 [15NO]
      Government-sponsored enterprises: establish a term for 
        conservatorships of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, and provide 
        conditions for continued operations, wind down, and 
        dissolution of such enterprises (H.R. 4889), H4279, H4281-
        H4285 [9JN]
      ------prohibit compensation for any officer or employee of 
        Fannie Mae or Freddie Mac to exceed that provided to the 
        Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, H4283, H4284 [9JN]
      Gravely (U.S.S.): commissioning, E1949 [17NO]
      Greendeer, Jessika: Bronze Star recipient, E893 [20MY]
      Greski, Anthony T.: Air Force Lifetime Achievement Award 
        recipient, E4 [12JA]
      Grossman's Seafood Inc.: tribute to Operation Lobster Dinner for 
        miltary members and families, E1354 [19JY]
      Guam: civilian infrastructure improvements funding due to 
        military build-up, E997 [28MY]
      ------transfer authority of Port of Guam Improvement Operation 
        Fund operation and maintenance funding, H5404 [1JY], H6066 
        [27JY]
      Gulf War Veterans' Illness Research Program: funding, H7514 
        [17NO]
      Haiti: commend U.S. Armed Forces for commitment to earthquake 
        relief mission and encourage President Obama to order the U.S. 
        flag be flown over military and civilian outposts, H4046 
        [27MY]
      ------express condolences and support to citizens in aftermath 
        of earthquake, support relief efforts, and commend crews of 
        USNS Comfort and other naval vessels for medical relief 
        efforts (H. Res. 1048), H679-H683 [23FE], E210 [23FE], E226 
        [24FE], E291 [3MR]
      ------tribute to military personnel taking part in relief 
        effort, H336 [26JA]
      ------tribute to U.S. Armed Forces' and first responders' 
        efforts to help the people of Haiti in aftermath of 
        earthquake, H908 [25FE]
      ------tribute to U.S. Armed Forces' and first responders' 
        efforts to help the people of Haiti in aftermath of earthquake 
        (H. Res. 1066), H533 [3FE], H667-H671 [23FE], E210 [23FE], 
        E291 [3MR]
      Harris Corp.: anniversary of Harris RF Communications division, 
        E1522 [30JY]
      Hatfield, Ramona: Military Spouse (publication) Military Spouse 
        of the Year Award finalist, E771 [6MY]
      Hawaii: Dept. of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award 
        recipient, H6812 [22SE]
      Health care facilities: military medical hospital infrastructure 
        improvements funding, H7376 [29SE]
      Health care professionals: report on incentives for recruitment 
        and retention, H4005 [27MY]
      Hogancamp, Wayne T.: Silver Star recipient, H4513 [16JN]
      Holm, Margarete: POW/MIA commemorative medal recipient, H6048 
        [27JY]
      Homeowners Assistance Program: amend to allow flexibility in 
        setting homeowner assistance commencement date for Armed 
        Forces members permanently reassigned during mortgage crisis, 
        H4067 [27MY]
      Homestead ARB, FL: Air Force Reserve 482d Fighter Wing recipient 
        of Dept. of Defense Reserve Family Readiness Award, H1084 
        [3MR]
      Hood, Vandiver K.: Bronze Star recipient, E1181 [23JN]
      House of Representatives: legislative priorities, H4654 [22JN]
      Hunting and trapping: support recreational hunting and fishing 
        on military installations where appropriate, H4027 [27MY]
      Iannitti, Joseph A.: Scottsdale Healthcare (organization) 
        ``Salute to Military'' honoree, E46 [20JA], E63 [21JA]
      Immigration: recognize the marriage of an Armed Forces member 
        and an alien spouse when the parties are not physically in the 
        presence of each other due to service abroad (H.R. 6397), 
        H7408-H7410 [15NO], H8366, H8367 [15DE]
      Institute of Medicine: implement recommendation to allow mental 
        health counselors to operate independently under TRICARE, 
        H4049 [27MY]
      Intelligence Reform and Terrorism Prevention Act: extend certain 
        provisions, H838, H846-H848, H895-H901 [25FE]
      Intelligence services: assess validity of pre-war analysis 
        concerning rationale for use of Armed Forces in Iraq, H7584 
        [18NO]
      ------establish penalties for cruel, inhuman, or degrading 
        treatment of detainees by officers or employees of the 
        intelligence community during interrogations, H841-H845, H851, 
        H854-H857, H879-H882, H889, H890, H892, H908, H909 [25FE], 
        H937-H942 [26FE]
      Iran: ensure companies operating in the U.S. that receive 
        Federal funds are not conducting business in Iran, H4075 
        [27MY], H4851 [24JN]
      ------negotiate an ``Incidents at Sea Agreement'', H3899 [27MY]
      ------release of report on military power, H2700 [21AP]
      Iraq: alleged rape of Halliburton/KBR employee by fellow 
        contractors, H2700 [21AP]
      ------protect certain Iraqi nationals who have provided 
        assistance to the U.S., E1003 [28MY]
      Iron and steel industry: require domestic melting of steel armor 
        plate, E993 [28MY]
      Israel: authorize assistance for the Iron Dome anti-missile 
        defense system (H.R. 5327), H3617-H3620, H3623 [19MY], E901, 
        E906, E910 [20MY], E913 [24MY], E943, E953 [26MY]
      Jacksonville, AR: commend support in creating a unique and 
        lasting partnership with Little Rock AFB, members of the Armed 
        Forces stationed there and their families (H. Res. 1724), 
        H7699, H7700 [30NO]
      Jacobs, Arnold J.: Philippine Liberation Medal recipient, E733 
        [4MY]
      Jews: review military service records of Jewish American World 
        War I veterans to determine whether they should be 
        posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor, H4075 [27MY]
      Joint Family Support Assistance Program: funding, H4005 [27MY]
      Joint Special Operations Command: report to congressional 
        intelligence committees the names of U.S. citizens living 
        abroad who are on the list of high value individuals for 
        assassination, H858 [25FE]
      Joint Strike Fighter: competitive engine program funding, H3750, 
        H3764 [25MY], H3827 [26MY], H3879-H3883, H4007-H4011 [27MY], 
        H8524 [16DE], E1006 [28MY]
      Jones, Representative: visit to Walter Reed Army Medical Center, 
        H2857 [26AP]
      Kagan, Elena: evaluation of nomination to be Supreme Court 
        Justice relative to interference with military recruiting 
        activities while serving as Harvard Law School dean, H4218 
        [8JN]
      Lackland Gateway Heritage Foundation: tribute to museum honoring 
        military professionals, E1317 [14JY]
      Lee, Phillip, Jr. (Endel): Reserve Officers Association Chaplain 
        of the Year award recipient, H836 [25FE]
      Liberty (U.S.S.): tribute (H. Res. 1132), E1337 [15JY]
      Logistics Health, Inc.: Sec. of Defense Employer Support Freedom 
        Award recipient, E1604 [14SE]
      Louisiana: petition Corps of Engineers for approval to dredge 
        and build sand barriers to protect wetlands from impact of oil 
        spill, H3792 [25MY]
      Marine Corps: tribute to 3d Battalion, 25th Marines Infantry, 
        E943 [26MY]
      McChrystal, Stanley A.: resignation as Commander of the 
        International Security Assistance Force and U.S. Forces 
        Afghanistan after controversial comments in Rolling Stone 
        (publication) relative to civilian leadership, H4950 [29JN]
      Military installations: realignment of military installation 
        from Japan to Guam, H6213 [28JY]
      Military Spouse Appreciation Day: observance, E1047 [9JN]
      Military Working Dogs Program: tribute, E328 [9MR]
      Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) vehicles: report on 
        procurement and feasibility of sustained low-level production, 
        H4053 [27MY]
      Missouri (U.S.S.): commissioning, E1503 [30JY]
      Mojave, CA: anniversary of Mojave Air and Space Port, E1675 
        [16SE]
      Montford Point Marine Association: tribute, E206 [23FE]
      Morality and ethics: importance of decorum in government and 
        society, H4682 [23JN]
      Mount Holly, NJ: tribute to Rancocas Valley Regional High School 
        NJROTC program, E878 [19MY]
      NASA: study feasibility of joint usage of NASA Shuttle Logistics 
        Depot, H4067 [27MY]
      National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform: 
        recommendations, H7485 [16NO]
      National Explosive Ordnance Disposal Day: designate (H. Res. 
        1294), H3283, H3284 [11MY], E829 [12MY]
      National Guard: anniversary (H. Res. 1740), H7696-H7698 [30NO], 
        E2038 [2DE]
      ------elevate the Chief of the National Guard Bureau to a 
        position on the Joint Chiefs of Staff (H.R. 6377), E1826 
        [29SE]
      ------provide fire retardant uniforms for personnel engaged in 
        certain civil authority missions, H3988, H3989 [27MY]
      ------provide for employment and reemployment rights for certain 
        individuals ordered to full-time service (H.R. 1879), H2181 
        [22MR], E453 [23MR], E501 [25MR]
      ------tribute to 317th Military Police Battalion, E886 [19MY]
      ------tribute to 29th Infantry Division, 116th Infantry Regiment 
        and 111th Field Artillery Battalion for participation in the 
        Normandy Invasion on D-Day, E498 [25MR], E1081 [10JN]
      National Month of the Military Child: observance, E653 [26AP]
      National security: call for adoption of smart security platform 
        for the 21st century, H5962 [22JY]
      ------call for adoption of smart security platform for the 21st 
        century (H. Res. 363), H110 [13JA], H170 [19JA], H356 [26JA], 
        H452 [2FE], H795 [24FE], H1002 [2MR], H2244 [23MR], H2671 
        [20AP], H3102 [4MY], H3250 [6MY], H3514 [18MY], H4371 [10JN], 
        H6649 [14SE]
      ------deploy National Guard to assist U.S.-Mexico border control 
        activities, H3061 [29AP], H3298, H3301 [11MY], H3314, H3316 
        [12MY], H3546 [19MY], H3841 [26MY], H3873, H4077 [27MY], H5206 
        [30JN], H5734 [20JY], H7581 [18NO]
      ------deploy National Guard to assist U.S.-Mexico border control 
        activities funding, H6168 [28JY]
      ------deploy National Guard to assist U.S.-Mexico border control 
        activities (H.R. 5357), E906 [20MY]
      ------deploy National Guard to assist U.S.-Mexico border control 
        activities (H.R. 6253), H7501 [17NO], H7649 [30NO], H7858 
        [2DE]
      ------enable information sharing between law enforcement 
        agencies with respect to border security, H4000 [27MY]
      ------increase effectiveness of Northern Command, E990 [28MY]
      ------national missile defense system funding, H2568, H2569 
        [14AP], H4042, H4043 [27MY]
      ------require all young persons to perform military or civilian 
        service, allow induction to uniformed services during wartime, 
        and make permanent favorable tax treatment of combat pay (H.R. 
        5741), H5665 [15JY]
      National Veterans History Project Week: designate (H. Res. 
        1644), H7739-H7742 [30NO], E2067 [7DE]
      National War Dogs Monument, Inc.: establish a national monument 
        in honor of military working dog teams, H993 [2MR]
      Natural resources: improve natural resources management planning 
        for State-owned facilities used for national defense (H.R. 
        5284), E834 [12MY]
      Navy: anniversary of ``Shooters'' of Training Squadron SIX, E839 
        [13MY]
      ------extend authority to enter into multiyear contracts for F/
        A-18E, F/A-18F, and EA-18G aircraft (H.R. 6102), H6639 [14SE]
      ------improve the littoral combat ship program (H.R. 6494), 
        H8359-H8362 [15DE]
      ------Virginia-class submarine program funding, H4074 [27MY]
      New Jersey: tribute to 11th Congressional District service 
        academy nominees, E158 [4FE]
      New Mexico (U.S.S.): tribute (H. Res. 1132), H3096, H3097 [4MY]
      North Canton, OH: tribute to the Military Aviation Preservation 
        Society (MAPS) Air Museum, H761 [24FE]
      Nuclear weapons: assessment of the Nuclear Security Summit, E575 
        [16AP]
      ------recognize nonproliferation options for nuclear 
        understanding to keep everyone safe (NO NUKES) (H. Res. 333), 
        H2671 [20AP]
      ------release of comprehensive nuclear posture review, H2558, 
        H2565-H2572 [14AP], H2953 [28AP]
      Obama, President: evaluation of national security policies, 
        H4572 [16JN], H7750 [30NO]
      Office of Special Counsel: enforce employment and unemployment 
        rights of veterans and members of the Armed Forces employed by 
        Federal executive agencies, H7016 [28SE]
      Offutt AFB, NE: U.S. Strategic Command headquarters construction 
        funding, H6212 [28JY]
      Ohio: tribute to 179th Airlift Wing, Air National Guard for 
        taking part in Haiti relief effort, H1210 [9MR]
      ------tribute to Army National Guard 1483d Transportation Co., 
        E1042 [8JN]
      Oklahoma: tribute to Army and Air National Guard members for 
        their service and sacrifice since September 11, 2001 (H. Res. 
        1052), H6635-H6637 [14SE]
      OMB: require non-defense agencies to establish contractor 
        inventories and insourcing programs that adhere to procurement 
        regulations established for the Dept. of Defense, H4037, H4038 
        [27MY]
      Operation Tribute (organization): tribute, E1922 [16NO]
      OSS Society, Inc.: tribute to Detachment 101 veterans, E1887 
        [15NO]
      Our Military Kids, Inc: tribute to Star Power Award recipients, 
        E653 [26AP]
      Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act: ensure appropriate 
        treatment of Depts. of Veterans Affairs and Defense health 
        programs, H1911 [21MR]
      ------ensure appropriate treatment of Depts. of Veterans Affairs 
        and Defense health programs (H.R. 4894), H1766 [20MR], H2180 
        [22MR], H2730 [21AP]
      Patriot Guard Riders (organization): tribute to dedication in 
        support of those who have sacrificed their lives for our 
        country (H. Res. 1501), E1276 [1JY]
      Pennsylvania: tribute to Pennsylvania Air National Guard 111th 
        Fighter Wing (H. Res. 1411), H5756-H5758 [20JY]
      Pensacola, FL: tribute to Center for Information Dominance (CID) 
        Corry Station, E1281 [1JY]
      Petraeus, David H.: confirmation to be General and Commander of 
        the International Security Assistance Force and U.S. Forces 
        Afghanistan, H5659 [15JY]
      Philadelphia, PA: anniversary of Naval Surface Warfare Center, 
        Caderock Division--Ship Systems Engineering Station, E1938 
        [17NO]
      Phoenix, AZ: anniversary of Civil Air Patrol Sky Harbor 
        Composite Squadron 301, E944 [26MY]
      Pierce, Virginia: Congressional Gold Medal recipient, E334 [9MR]
      Pittman, William: Distinguished Flying Cross medal recipient, 
        H1619 [18MR]
      Pocahontas County, WV: tribute to efforts of West Virginia 
        National Guard and first responders to rescue individuals from 
        downed military helicopter, E214 [23FE]
      Port Arthur, TX: U.S. Army Military Surface and Distribution 
        Command Strategic Seaport designee, E285 [2MR]
      Portsmouth Naval Shipyard Capital Improvement Program: funding, 
        H6209 [28JY]
      Posey, Barbara: Congressional Gold Medal recipient, E402 [17MR]
      POW: clarify regulations on intelligence personnel reading of 
        Miranda rights to suspected terrorists detained for 
        interrogation, H852 [25FE]
      ------close detention facility at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, H133, 
        H134, H136 [13JA], H169 [19JA]
      ------conditions and treatment of individuals detained at 
        Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, H131 [13JA], H7745, H7749 [30NO]
      ------make certain improvements in laws applicable to detention 
        of individuals at U.S. detainment facilities (H.R. 3728), H842 
        [25FE]
      ------prohibit release of enemy combatants, H337 [26JA]
      ------prohibit use of funds to transfer individuals detained at 
        Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, to any facility in the U.S., H843, H855, 
        H856 [25FE], H4197 [28MY]
      ------prohibit use of funds to transfer individuals detained at 
        Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, to any facility in the U.S. or to 
        construct facilities for such enemy combatants in the U.S., 
        H6242 [28JY]
      ------provide that detention facility at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba 
        remain open and require individuals detained at the facility 
        be tried only by military commission, H8772 [17DE]
      ------provide that detention facility at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba 
        remain open and require individuals detained at the facility 
        be tried only by military commission (H.R. 4588), H1001 [2MR]
      ------require State approval and Presidential notification and 
        certification before transfer or release of individual 
        currently detained at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, to a location in 
        the U.S., H844 [25FE]
      ------treatment of enemy combatants, H4208-H4210 [28MY]
      Power resources: reform energy policy, H3885 [27MY]
      Pressman, James: Distinguished Flying Cross medal recipient, 
        H1620 [18MR]
      Project Compassion Soldier Fund, Inc.: tribute to painted 
        portaits of Armed Forces members killed in action, E1526 
        [30JY]
      QinetiQ North America, Inc.: tribute to Technology Solutions 
        Group production of LAST Armor used to protect vehicles in 
        Afghanistan, E1794 [29SE]
      Raleigh, NC: tribute to American Kennel Club efforts to send 
        Armed Forces care packages overseas, H5659 [15JY]
      Rees, Susan I.: Corps of Engineers Lt. Gen. John W. Morris 
        Civilian of the Year Award recipient, E1866 [29SE]
      Rhode Island: tribute to 143d Airlift Wing, Air National Guard 
        for taking part in Haiti relief effort, E104 [27JA]
      Rice family: tribute to service in Armed Forces, E1677 [16SE]
      Ringland, Jim: Silver Order of St. Philip of Neri Award 
        recipient, E1394 [21JY]
      Roland, Mark: Silver Star recipient, H8357 [15DE]
      Rubin, Tibor (Ted): Medal of Honor recipient, E327 [9MR]
      Sadlowski, George and Tina: tribute to Operation Treasures for 
        Troops, E345 [10MR]
      Scorby, John C., Jr.: Navy Legion of Merit award recipient, E815 
        [12MY]
      Scott AFB, IL: anniversary of 126th Air Refueling Wing, Air 
        National Guard, E1725 [23SE]
      Sedalia, MO: tribute to Smith-Cotton High School drill team, 
        E821 [12MY]
      Shalimar, FL: anniversary of Bob Hope Village, E957 [26MY]
      Ships and vessels: transfer naval vessels to certain foreign 
        recipients (S. 3847), H7040-H7043 [28SE]
      Silver Star Service Banner Day: designate (H. Res. 855), H2752, 
        H2753 [21AP]
      Space Photonics, Inc.: nanotechnology for anti-reverse 
        engineering development funding, E159 [4FE]
      Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction: 
        improve oversight of contractors in Afghanistan, H4041, H4043 
        [27MY]
      Springfield, OH: tribute to Ohio Air National Guard 178th 
        Fighter Wing, E991 [28MY]
      Sproat, Henrietta: Congressional Gold Medal recipient, E345 
        [10MR]
      Strategic materials: develop a plan to restore the domestic 
        capability to produce neodymium-iron-boron rare Earth magnets, 
        H4040, H4043 [27MY]
      Studer, Kerry M.: Bronze Star recipient, E1038 [8JN]
      Support Our Troops (nonprofit organization): tribute, E1754 
        [28SE]
      Taiwan: continue to make defense articles and services available 
        in order to maintain a sufficient self-defense capability, 
        E1598 [14SE], E1755 [28SE]
      ------U.S. policy, E541 [14AP]
      Taxation: allow credit for amounts paid by a spouse of an Armed 
        Forces member for a new State license or certification 
        required due to permanent change in duty station of such 
        member to another State (H.R. 4693), H837 [25FE]
      ------ensure health coverage provided by the Dept. of Defense is 
        treated as minimum essential coverage (H.R. 4887), H1762-
        H1767, H1784-H1787, H1789-H1792 [20MR], H1843 [21MR], H2180 
        [22MR]
      ------modify the first-time homebuyers credit for Armed Forces 
        members and certain other Federal employees (H.R. 3590), H301-
        H303 [21JA], E13 [12JA]
      Technology: semiconductor technologies research and development 
        funding, H3999 [27MY]
      Terrorism: anniversary of terrorist attacks, E1571 [10AU]
      ------anniversary of terrorist attacks (H. Res. 1610), H6631-
        H6635 [14SE], E1618, E1621, E1635, E1640, E1643, E1646, E1649 
        [15SE], E1659, E1661 [16SE], E1738 [23SE]
      ------require all foreign terrorists who attack the U.S. be 
        considered enemy combatants to be tried by military tribunals 
        instead of civilian courts, H7744, H7745 [30NO]
      ------require all foreign terrorists who attack the U.S. be 
        considered enemy combatants to be tried by military tribunals 
        instead of civilian courts (H.R. 4463), H270 [21JA]
      Texas: tribute to 3d Congressional District service academy 
        nominees, E1090 [14JN]
      369th Historical Society: tribute to African American 
        servicewomen of the Korean War era, E306 [4MR]
      Tracy, CA: honor veterans and observe anniversary (H. Res. 
        1446), H4917 [29JN]
      Travis AFB, CA: tribute to civilian and military personnel of 
        60th Air Mobility Wing, 349th Air Mobility Wing, 15th 
        Expeditionary Mobility Task Force, and 615th Contingency 
        Response Wing (H. Res. 1585), H7695, H7696 [30NO], E2009 
        [30NO]
      ------tribute to 60th Airlift Mobility Wing, H1226 [10MR]
      Treaties and agreements: implement defense trade cooperation 
        treaties with the United Kingdom and Australia (S. 3847), 
        H7040-H7043 [28SE]
      Tucson, AZ: tribute to Air Force 354th Expeditionary Fighter 
        Squadron, E71 [21JA]
      Twentynine Palms, CA: Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center 
        recipient of Dept. of Defense Commander in Chief's Award for 
        Installation Excellence, E765 [5MY]
      U.S. Military Academy: Forbes (publication) America's Best 
        College honoree (H. Res. 747), H987-H989 [2MR], E317 [5MR]
      U.S. Military History Month: support goals and ideals (H. Res. 
        1442), H7032-H7034 [28SE], H7378 [29SE]
      U.S. Special Operations Forces: tribute to counterterrorism 
        efforts, H2768 [21AP], E1108 [15JN]
      U.S.S. McCawley Survivors Association: anniversary, E1254 [30JN]
      United Service Organizations, Inc. (USO): anniversary, E391 
        [16MR]
      Uniting and Strengthening America by Providing Appropriate Tools 
        Required To Intercept and Obstruct Terrorism (USA PATRIOT) 
        Act: extend certain provisions, H838, H846-H848, H895-H901 
        [25FE]
      Veterans: exclude those convicted of certain sex offenses from 
        receiving burial-related benefits and funeral honors available 
        to certain veterans, Armed Forces members, and related 
        individuals, H4074 [27MY]
      ------improve and enhance mental health benefits, counseling, 
        and other benefits available to veterans and survivors, H2731 
        [21AP]
      ------proposed increase in amount military retirees pay for 
        health insurance under TRICARE, H8278 [9DE]
      Veterans of the Battle of the Bulge (organization): tribute to 
        Ohio North Coast Chapter XXXVI, E806 [11MY]
      VFW: anniversary, E244 [25FE]
      ------tribute to She Serves Initiative, E414 [18MR]
      Vietnamese Conflict: provide for environmental cleanup and 
        compensation of victims due to Agent Orange exposure, E1452 
        [28JY]
      ------tribute to Seawolves of Helicopter Attack (Light) Squadron 
        Three and their families (H. Res. 1228), H4918, H4919 [29JN], 
        E1297 [13JY]
      Vujnovich, George M.: Bronze Star recipient, E1763 [28SE]
      Walter Reed Medical Center: tribute to MusicCorps program, E1563 
        [10AU]
      War: report the long-term costs of wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, 
        H4045 [27MY]
      Warren County, VA: tribute to Homes for Our Troops program, E965 
        [28MY]
      Water: provide for conservation and development of water and 
        related resources and authorize Dept. of the Army construction 
        and improvement projects for rivers and harbors (H.R. 5892), 
        E1460 [28JY], E1485 [29JY]
      Weapons: commend Obama administration's conducting of a 
        comprehensive review of U.S. policy on use of antipersonnel 
        landmines, E871 [18MY]
      ------decision to reallocate proposed European land-based 
        missile defense system to ship-based system in North and 
        Mediterranean Seas, H7748 [30NO]
      ------expedite congressional defense export review period for 
        Israel and extend war reserves stockpile authority (S. 3847), 
        H7040-H7043 [28SE]
      ------F-35 aircraft program funding, H8038 [7DE]
      ------F-22 aircraft program funding, H594 [4FE]
      Welcome Back Veterans (organization): recognize and support 
        efforts to provide care for veterans suffering from post-
        traumatic stress disorder and related psychiatric disorders 
        (H. Res. 1746), H8102, H8104 [8DE], E2202 [18DE]
      WikiLeaks (Internet site): release of classified documents to 
        the news media, H7760 [1DE], H8035 [7DE], H8278 [9DE], E2044 
        [2DE]
      ------release of Dept. of Defense classified documents to the 
        news media related to Pakistan and Afghanistan, H6563 [30JY], 
        E1574 [10AU]
      Willow Grove, PA: Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 772 recipient 
        of Dept. of Defense Reserve Family Readiness Award, E549 
        [15AP]
      Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASP): award a Congressional Gold 
        Medal, E341 [10MR], E356 [11MR]
      ------award a Congressional Gold Medal (H.R. 2014), E334 [9MR], 
        E345, E346 [10MR], E362 [11MR]
      ------tribute to Virginia Congressional Gold Medal recipients, 
        H1226 [10MR]
      Women in Defense (organization): anniversary, E2155 [16DE]
      World War II: anniversary of the Battle of Iwo Jima (H. Res. 
        1099), H1773-H1778 [20MR]
      ------award Congressional Gold Medal to the 100th Infantry 
        Battalion and the 442d Regimental Combat Team, U.S. Army (S. 
        1055), H6955-H6960 [23SE], E1825 [29SE]
      ------commemorate anniversary of conclusion, E1574 [10AU]
      ------commemorate anniversary of conclusion (H. Res. 1516), 
        H5754-H5756 [20JY], E1402 [22JY]
      ------tribute to 2d Air Division of the 8th Army Air Force, E849 
        [13MY]
      ------tribute to Armed Forces members who gave their lives in 
        the June 6, 1944 (D-Day), amphibious landing at Normandy, 
        France (H. Res. 1251), H6637-H6639 [14SE], E1619 [15SE], E1657 
        [16SE]
      ------tribute to Army 100th Battalion, 442d Regimental Combat 
        Team and the Military Intelligence Service, E657 [26AP]
      ------tribute to Nisei veterans, E652 [26AP]
      Yerecic Label Co.: Dept. of Defense Employer Support Freedom 
        Award recipient, E1421 [26JY]
      Zephyrhills, FL: tribute to Zephyrhills High School Junior ROTC, 
        E188 [22FE]
  Remarks in Senate
      Afghanistan: eliminate use and smuggling of ammonium nitrate to 
        reduce proliferation of improvised explosive devices (IEDs), 
        S3769 [14MY]
      ------require a plan for the safe, orderly, and expeditious 
        redeployment of U.S. Armed Forces, S4181 [25MY], S4481, S4482 
        [27MY]
      ------require a plan for the safe, orderly, and expeditious 
        redeployment of U.S. Armed Forces (S. 3197), S2296 [14AP]
      ------strategy for continued U.S. military presence, S3634 
        [12MY], S5503, S5532 [29JN], S5647-S5651, S5676 [30JN], S6352 
        [28JY], S7460 [27SE], S7586 [28SE], S8730 [10DE], S10257-
        S10259 [15DE]
      Air Force: consideration of any unfair competitive advantage in 
        evaluation of contract offers for the KC-X military air 
        refueling tanker program, S7230 [21SE], S10936 [22DE]
      ------consideration of any unfair competitive advantage in 
        evaluation of contract offers for the KC-X military air 
        refueling tanker program (H.R. 6540), S10960 [22DE]
      ------consideration of any unfair competitive advantage in 
        evaluation of contract offers for the KC-X military air 
        refueling tanker program (H.R. 6540), unanimous-consent 
        request, S10961 [22DE]
      American Legion Day: designate (S. Res. 627), S7181, S7182 
        [16SE]
      Anchorage, AK: Elmendorf AFB recipient of Commander in Chief's 
        Annual Award for Installation Excellence, S2473 [20AP]
      Appropriations: authorizing for military activities, prescribing 
        personnel strengths, and military construction (H.R. 6523), 
        S10936-S10938 [22DE]
      ------authorizing for military activities, prescribing personnel 
        strengths, and military construction (S. 3454), S7115 [15SE], 
        S10913, S10914 [21DE]
      ------authorizing for military activities, prescribing personnel 
        strengths, and military construction (S. 3454), motion to 
        proceed, S7144, S7158-S7163, S7166-S7168 [16SE], S7191-S7197 
        [20SE], S7229-S7232, S7234-S7260 [21SE], S7324 [22SE], S7415 
        [23SE], S8662, S8680-S8683, S8685 [9DE]
      ------authorizing for military activities, prescribing personnel 
        strengths, and military construction (S. 3454), motion to 
        proceed--unanimous-consent request, S8682 [9DE]
      ------authorizing for military activities, prescribing personnel 
        strengths, and military construction (S. 3454), unanimous-
        consent request, S6830-S6832 [5AU], S7246 [21SE]
      ------authorizing for military activities and prescribing 
        personnel strengths (H.R. 5136), S4564 [28MY]
      ------authorizing for military activities and prescribing 
        personnel strengths (H.R. 5136), return to the House, S5456 
        [24JN]
      ------eliminate earmarks from appropriations legislation, S7195, 
        S7196 [20SE]
      ------legislative process, S6831 [5AU], S7159-S7161 [16SE], 
        S7244, S7245, S7250-S7253 [21SE]
      ------make across-the-board rescissions in non-defense, non-
        homeland security, and non-veterans-affairs discretionary 
        spending, S7703, S7707, S7708, S7711-S7714 [29SE]
      ------overseas military construction funding, S5762-S5764 
        [13JY], S7098 [15SE]
      Arkansas: tribute to Air National Guard, S4521 [27MY]
      Arlington National Cemetery: require reports on management (S. 
        3860), S7701 [29SE], S8472 [3DE], S8535 [4DE]
      Armed Forces: Afghanistan security forces funding, S4166 [25MY]
      ------anniversary of soldiers killed and wounded at Fort Hood, 
        TX, in shooting incident (H. Con. Res. 319), S7772 [29SE]
      ------authorize space-available travel on military aircraft for 
        certain current and former members of the Reserve components, 
        widows and widowers of retired members, and dependents (S. 
        3955), S7971 [17NO]
      ------develop and implement a plan for withdrawal of troops from 
        Afghanistan, S8968 [14DE], S11028 [22DE]
      ------eliminate per-fiscal year calculation of days of certain 
        active duty or service used to reduce minimum age at which 
        Reserve component members may retire for non-regular service, 
        S10936, S10937 [22DE]
      ------enable State homes to furnish nursing home care to parents 
        whose children died while serving in the Armed Forces (H.R. 
        4505), S7224 [20SE]
      ------enhance readiness by replacing current ``Don't Ask, Don't 
        Tell'' policy concerning homosexuality with a policy of 
        nondiscrimination on the basis of sexual orientation, S4167 
        [25MY], S4564 [28MY], S5214 [21JN], S7065-S7067 [14SE], S7191-
        S7193, S7196 [20SE], S7234-S7245, S7253, S7258, S7259 [21SE], 
        S7874 [15NO], S8542-S8546 [6DE], S8663, S8680, S8685 [9DE], 
        S8968 [14DE], S10386 [16DE], S10504 [17DE], S10649-S10655, 
        S10657-S10661, S10663-S10670, S10672, S10674, S10676-S10679, 
        S10689 [18DE], S10732, S10737 [19DE], S11027 [22DE]
      ------enhance readiness by replacing current ``Don't Ask, Don't 
        Tell'' policy concerning homosexuality with a policy of 
        nondiscrimination on the basis of sexual orientation (S. 
        3065), S1022-S1024 [3MR]
      ------enhance readiness by replacing current ``Don't Ask, Don't 
        Tell'' policy concerning homosexuality with a policy of 
        nondiscrimination on the basis of sexual orientation (S. 
        4023), S8835 [10DE], S8961 [13DE]
      ------extend certain enhanced mortgage and mortgage foreclosure 
        protections (S. 4058), S10990 [22DE]
      ------extend TRICARE coverage to certain dependents under the 
        age of 26 (H.R. 4923), S2290 [14AP]
      ------extend TRICARE coverage to certain dependents under the 
        age of 26 (S. 3201), S2297 [14AP]
      ------honor service and achievements of female members and 
        veterans (S. Res. 441), S1207 [4MR]
      ------increase mileage reimbursement rate for members during 
        permanent change of station and authorize transport of 
        vehicles of members stationed on nonforeign areas outside the 
        continental U.S. (S. 3150), S1814 [22MR]
      ------making supplemental appropriations for military and 
        stabilization activities, S5213 [21JN], S6190 [22JY]
      ------mint coins in commemoration of Army Five-Star Generals and 
        alumni of the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College 
        (H.R. 1177), S7656 [28SE]
      ------permit use of commissary and exchange facilities by former 
        members who were retired or separated for physical disability 
        (S. 3956), S7972 [17NO]
      ------recognize and honor commitment and sacrifices of U.S. 
        military families (S. Con. Res. 76), S8106 [18NO]
      ------require mental health screenings for members deployed in 
        connection with a contingency operation, S3581 [12MY]
      ------require provision of medical and dental readiness services 
        to certain members of the Selected Reserve and Individual 
        Ready Reserve based on medical need (S. 1106), S3581 [12MY]
      ------tribute, S11026 [22DE]
      ------tribute to Capitol tour for wounded members of 82d 
        Airborne Division, S6276 [27JY]
      ------tribute to members from California killed in military 
        action in Afghanistan, S6857 [5AU]
      ------tribute to members from California killed in military 
        action in Afghanistan and Iraq, S8966 [14DE]
      ------tribute to members from California killed in military 
        action in Iraq, Afghanistan, and Pakistan, S2107 [25MR]
      ------tribute to members from Mississippi killed in military 
        action in Iraq and Afghanistan, S4511 [27MY]
      ------tribute to members from Pennsylvania killed in military 
        action in Iraq and Afghanistan, S4569 [28MY]
      ------tribute to members killed in military action in Iraq and 
        Afghanistan, S5779 [13JY]
      ------tribute to the 28th Infantry Division (S. Con. Res. 74), 
        S7772 [29SE]
      ------tribute to U.S. Southern Command personnel taking part in 
        Haiti relief effort, S535 [9FE]
      ------tribute to wounded military members' visit to the U.S. 
        Capitol, S8112 [19NO]
      Army: anniversary (H. Con. Res. 286), S5496 [28JN]
      Austin, Lloyd J., III: nomination to be General and Commander of 
        U.S. Forces-Iraq, S5718 [30JN]
      Aviation: size and age of nuclear bomber fleet, S10790 [20DE]
      Ballistic missile program: funding, S10791 [20DE]
      Black, Morris: Silver Star recipient, S2794 [29AP]
      Broomfield, CO: Civil Air Patrol Broomfield Composite Squadron 
        named Civil Air Patrol Squadron of Distinction, S7608 [28SE]
      Burke, Sharon E.: nomination to be Dept. of Defense Director of 
        Operational Energy Plans and Programs, S3354 [6MY]
      Byrd, Robert C.: hold memorial observances in the Senate Chamber 
        and invite Members of the House, family of the deceased, the 
        President, and other high-ranking officials to such 
        observances (S. Res. 574), S5630, S5631 [29JN]
      Calhoun, Heath: tribute for participation in Paralympic games, 
        S415 [2FE]
      Capitol Building and Grounds: permit use of Emancipation Hall 
        for presentation of Congressional Gold Medal to Women Airforce 
        Service Pilots (WASP) (H. Con. Res. 239), S1240 [5MR]
      Captain Luther H. Smith, U.S. Army Air Forces Post Office, 
        Cheyney, PA: designate (H.R. 4547), S4172 [25MY]
      Cheyenne, WY: tribute to Salute to Our Troops Thanksgiving 
        Dinner, S11030 [22DE]
      China: report on military power, S7736 [29SE]
      Civil liberties: provide for interrogation and detention of 
        enemy belligerents who commit hostile acts against the U.S. 
        and establish certain limitations on prosecution, S3077 [4MY]
      ------provide for interrogation and detention of enemy 
        belligerents who commit hostile acts against the U.S. and 
        establish certain limitations on prosecution (S. 3081), S1181 
        [4MR], S1217 [5MR]
      Clarendon, VT: tribute to Clarendon Elementary School students 
        for support of Armed Forces serving in Afghanistan and Iraq, 
        S6073 [21JY]
      Colleges and universities: permit States to determine residency 
        standards for higher education purposes and cancel removal and 
        adjust status of certain long-term resident alien students, 
        S7159, S7161-S7163 [16SE]
      Colorado: anniversary of National Guard (S. Res. 395), S203, 
        S204 [25JA]
      Committee on Armed Services (Senate): tribute to staff, S10938 
        [22DE]
      Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs 
        (Senate): cancellation of Subcommittee on Contracting 
        Oversight hearing on Afghanistan police training contract, 
        S1948, S1964 [24MR]
      Conaton, Erin C.: nomination to be Under Sec. of the Air Force, 
        S462 [4FE]
      Congress: legislative priorities, S4588 [7JN], S10476-S10479 
        [17DE]
      Contracts: prohibit use of funds for contracts with Halliburton 
        Co., KBR, Inc., or subsidiaries or affiliates, if such 
        contractor requires employees or contractors to sign mandatory 
        arbitration clauses regarding certain claims, S2016 [24MR], 
        S5222 [22JN]
      ------promote accountability and prevent fraud in Federal 
        contracting relative to reconstruction efforts in Iraq and 
        Afghanistan, S8377-S8380 [2DE]
      Cooperative Threat Reduction Program: success, S2563 [22AP], 
        S10357 [16DE]
      Corps of Engineers: extend and modify the authority to accept 
        and expend funds contributed by non-Federal public entities to 
        expedite the evaluation of certain permits (H.R. 6184), S8605 
        [7DE]
      ------Louisiana coastal area ecosystem restoration program 
        construction projects funding, S4202 [25MY]
      ------maximize placement of dredged material available from 
        maintenance dredging of existing navigation channels to 
        mitigate impact of Deepwater Horizon oil spill, S4201 [25MY]
      Crime: prohibit trafficking in counterfeit military goods or 
        services (S. 3941), S8239 [29NO]
      ------provide Federal assistance to States, local jurisdictions, 
        and Indian tribes to prosecute hate crimes, S6831 [5AU]
      Darling's Auto (business): Employer Support of the Guard and 
        Reserve (organization) Above and Beyond Award recipient, S7751 
        [29SE]
      Defense Task Force on Sexual Assault in the Military Services: 
        implement recommendations (S. 3311), S3166 [5MY]
      Dept. of Education: require payment of certain Impact Aid 
        Program payments to eligible local educational agencies within 
        3 years (S. 3914), S7811 [29SE]
      Dept. of Justice: consult with appropriate officials within the 
        executive branch prior to making the decision to try an 
        unprivileged enemy belligerent in Federal civilian court (S. 
        2943), S125 [21JA], S230, S232 [26JA]
      ------decision to prosecute individuals involved in terrorist 
        attacks in Federal courts, S8010 [18NO]
      ------decision to prosecute individuals involved in the 9/11 
        terrorist attacks in Federal court in New York, NY, S1216 
        [5MR], S1250-S1252 [8MR], S3120 [5MY]
      ------prohibit funding for prosecution in Federal courts of 
        detainees from Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, S10937 [22DE]
      ------prosecution in Federal courts of individuals involved in 
        terrorist attacks, S61, S62, S70 [21JA], S551-S555 [11FE], 
        S732, S734 [24FE]
      Dept. of the Interior: conduct a study of alternatives for 
        commemorating and interpreting the role of the Buffalo 
        Soldiers in the early years of the national parks (S. 3222), 
        S2425 [19AP]
      Dept. of Veterans Affairs: improve the Post 9/11 Veterans 
        Educational Assistance Program (S. 3447), S4547 [27MY], S8948-
        S8960 [13DE]
      ------require complete congressional review process prior to 
        funding a presumption of service connection between exposure 
        of veterans to Agent Orange and certain medical conditions, 
        S4414 [26MY]
      Depts. of Defense, Veterans Affairs, and related agencies: 
        making appropriations for military construction and veterans' 
        services (H.R. 3082), House amendment, S8968 [14DE], S10236, 
        S10260, S10274, S10279, S10288 [15DE], S10312-S10316, S10349, 
        S10351, S10373, S10383-S10385, S10401, S10405 [16DE], S10452-
        S10454 [17DE], S10685 [18DE], S10732-S10734, S10770 [19DE], 
        S10852, S10853, S10867, S10875, S10877-S10884, S10891 [21DE], 
        S11023 [22DE]
      Depts. of Defense and Veterans Affairs: address prescription 
        drug abuse among the Armed Forces and veterans, S7023 [13SE]
      Dewey (U.S.S.): commissioning, S1747 [18MR]
      Distinguished Flying Cross National Memorial: designate (S. 
        3284), S2807 [29AP]
      Downing Grove, IL: tribute to Dupage Medical Group and Reserve 
        Officers Association series of health care programs on Reserve 
        components and military medicine, S2418 [19AP]
      Education: analysis of for-profit colleges and universities 
        relative to revenue from military educational benefits 
        programs, S8618 [8DE], S8990-S8992 [14DE]
      Elmendorf AFB, AK: express condolences to victims of C-17 
        Globemaster crash, S6567 [2AU], S6728 [4AU]
      Federal employees: provide that fathers of certain permanently 
        disabled or deceased veterans shall be included with mothers 
        of such veterans as preference eligibles for treatment in 
        civil service (S. 3650), S6247 [26JY], S8204 [19NO]
      ------tribute, S8735 [10DE]
      Financial institutions: establish specific consumer protection 
        liaison for Armed Forces members and their families, S3611-
        S3613 [12MY]
      Financial statements: audit, S7125 [15SE]
      Foreign aid: ensure foreign security forces that receive U.S. 
        assistance have not committed human rights violations, S4434, 
        S4435 [26MY]
      Foreign countries: Afghanistan, Iraq, and Pakistan operations 
        funding, S4425 [26MY]
      ------report on congressional delegation trip to Afghanistan and 
        Pakistan, S2348-S2351 [15AP]
      Foreign policy: assess status of the war on terrorism, S110-S112 
        [21JA], S560 [11FE], S6558 [2AU], S7934 [17NO]
      Fort Carson, CO: tribute to Army 4th Brigade Combat Team, S3779 
        [14MY]
      ------tribute to Warrior Transition Unit for provision of 
        services to wounded servicemen and for holding the Warrior 
        Games, S3778 [14MY]
      FRS: create an office of military liaison within the Bureau of 
        Consumer Financial Protection, S3400-S3402 [7MY], S3776-S3778 
        [14MY]
      George C. Marshall Post Office, Uniontown, PA: designate (H.R. 
        5605), S10365 [16DE]
      Hammack, Katherine G.: nomination to be Assistant Sec. of the 
        Army for Installations and Environment, S3354 [6MY]
      Health: prohibit tax increases on medical devices for soldiers 
        and veterans, S1966, S2002 [24MR]
      Intelligence Reform and Terrorism Prevention Act: extend certain 
        provisions, S793 [25FE]
      ------extend certain provisions (S. 4048), S10518 [17DE]
      Intercontinental ballistic missile system: defense capabilities, 
        S10376-S10379 [16DE]
      Iraq: assessment of war and reconstruction efforts, S1256 [8MR]
      Iraq Security Forces Fund: funding, S7194 [20SE], S7236 [21SE]
      Joint Strike Fighter: competitive engine program funding, S10882 
        [21DE]
      Kagan, Elena: evaluation of nomination to be Supreme Court 
        Justice relative to decision as Solicitor General on ``Don't 
        Ask, Don't Tell'' policy challenge by a Washington Air Force 
        Reserve unit member, S5980-S5983 [19JY], S6613 [3AU]
      ------evaluation of nomination to be Supreme Court Justice 
        relative to interference with military recruiting activities 
        while serving as Harvard Law School dean, S4108 [24MY], S4401 
        [26MY], S5191, S5192 [21JN], S5388 [24JN], S5980-S5983 [19JY], 
        S6604, S6611, S6614, S6625, S6627, S6628, S6637, S6638, S6675 
        [3AU], S6692, S6703-S6709, S6719, S6720, S6742, S6745 [4AU], 
        S6757-S6760, S6810, S6825 [5AU]
      Kansas: tribute to First Kansas Colored Infantry, S793 [25FE]
      Kendall, Frank, III: nomination to be Principal Deputy Under 
        Sec. of Defense for Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics, 
        S462 [4FE]
      Kentucky: tribute to Armed Forces, S10387 [16DE]
      Levin, Senator: report on congressional delegation trip to 
        Afghanistan and Pakistan, S5842 [14JY]
      ------report on trip to Afghanistan, S323 [28JA]
      Little Rock AFB, AR: Abilene, TX, Chamber of Commerce Military 
        Affairs Committee Abilene Trophy recipient, S2374 [15AP]
      Lucas, Latoya: ConvaTec Inc., Tony Snow Public Service Award 
        recipient, S1016 [3MR]
      Marine Corps: tribute to 3d Battalion, 25th Marines Infantry, 
        S6703 [4AU]
      McGrath, Elizabeth A.: nomination to be Dept. of Defense Deputy 
        Chief Management Officer, S3354 [6MY]
      Military Families Appreciation Day: observance, S3159 [5MY]
      Montford Point Marines Day: designate (S. Res. 587), S6226 
        [22JY]
      National Airborne Day: designate (S. Res. 599), S6456 [28JY], 
        S8710 [9DE]
      National Guard: convey certain real property to North Little 
        Rock, AR, S10937 [22DE]
      ------elevate the Chief of the National Guard Bureau to a 
        position on the Joint Chiefs of Staff (S. 3931), S7833 [29SE]
      National Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Awareness Day: designate 
        (S. Res. 541), S4554 [27MY], S5309 [23JN]
      National security: address conflict between siting renewable 
        energy projects and national security objectives, S3354 [6MY]
      ------deploy National Guard to assist U.S.-Mexico border control 
        activities, S4182 [25MY], S4417-S4420, S4422, S4429-S4432 
        [26MY], S4475-S4479 [27MY], S4567 [28MY]
      National Veterans History Project Week: designate (S. Res. 670), 
        S7773 [29SE]
      Navy: extend authority to enter into multiyear contracts for F/
        A-18E, F/A-18F, and EA-18G aircraft (H.R. 6102), S7181 [16SE]
      ------littoral combat ship program funding, S10867, S10878, 
        S10891 [21DE]
      Nuclear weapons: assessment of the Nuclear Security Summit, 
        S2332 [15AP]
      ------viability of triad strategy, S10790 [20DE]
      Obama, President: evaluation of administration, S18-S21 [20JA]
      Oklahoma: tribute to Army and Air National Guard members for 
        their service and sacrifice since September 11, 2001 (S. Res. 
        624), S7140 [15SE]
      Paris, ME: tribute to King's Hill Inn, S1166 [4MR]
      Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act: ensure appropriate 
        treatment of Depts. of Veterans Affairs and Defense health 
        programs, S1952, S1953, S2003 [24MR]
      Petraeus, David H.: nomination to be General and Commander of 
        the International Security Assistance Force and U.S. Forces 
        Afghanistan, S5503 [29JN], S5647-S5651, S5676 [30JN]
      ------nomination to be General and Commander of the 
        International Security Assistance Force and U.S. Forces 
        Afghanistan, unanimous-consent agreement, S5629 [29JN]
      Plummer, Henry V.: tribute (S. Res. 577), S5716 [30JN]
      Post-9/11 Veterans Educational Assistance Act: anniversary, 
        S5664 [30JN]
      POW: clarify regulations on intelligence personnel reading of 
        Miranda rights to suspected terrorists detained for 
        interrogation, S7191, S7192 [20SE]
      ------close detention facility at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, S3798 
        [17MY]
      ------treatment of enemy combatants, S7936 [17NO]
      Power resources: reform energy policy (S. 3585), S5854 [14JY]
      Presidential appointments: nominations considered and confirmed 
        en bloc, S386 [1FE], S431-S433 [2FE], S587 [11FE], S1159 
        [4MR], S1778 [19MR], S3446-S3448 [7MY], S4583 [28MY], S5217 
        [22JN], S5679 [30JN], S6965-S6968 [5AU], S7725-S7728 [29SE], 
        S8807 [10DE], S11061-S11066 [22DE]
      ------Senate process for confirmation of Dept. of Defense 
        nominees, S461-S463 [4FE]
      Rohbock, Shauna: tribute for participation in Olympic games, 
        S415 [2FE]
      Senate: executive calendar, unanimous-consent request, S4507-
        S4509 [27MY]
      ------hold on nominations, S2472 [20AP]
      ------permit collection of clothing, toys, food, and housewares 
        during the holiday season for charitable purposes in Senate 
        buildings (S. Res. 691), S8293 [30NO]
      Ships and vessels: transfer naval vessels to certain foreign 
        recipients (S. 3847), S7560 [27SE]
      Silver Star Service Banner Day: designate (S. Res. 534), S4024 
        [19MY]
      Stanley, Clifford L.: nomination to be Under Sec. of Defense for 
        Personnel and Readiness, S451, S461, S462 [4FE], S540, S541 
        [9FE]
      Taiwan: continue to make defense articles and services available 
        in order to maintain a sufficient self-defense capability, 
        S1613 [16MR]
      Taxation: ensure health coverage provided by the Dept. of 
        Defense is treated as minimum essential coverage (H.R. 4887), 
        S2213 [12AP]
      ------ensure health coverage provided by the Dept. of Defense is 
        treated as minimum essential coverage (S. 3148), S1814 [22MR], 
        S2096 [25MR]
      ------ensure health coverage provided by the Dept. of Defense is 
        treated as minimum essential coverage (S. 3148), unanimous-
        consent request, S2003 [24MR]
      ------modify the first-time homebuyers credit for Armed Forces 
        members and certain other Federal employees (H.R. 3590), S7-
        S10, S12, S30, S36 [20JA], S211 [26JA], S457-S460 [4FE], S827-
        S836 [1MR]
      Teela, Jeremy: tribute for participation in Olympic games, S415 
        [2FE]
      Terrorism: anniversary of terrorist attacks, S7025 [13SE]
      ------require all foreign terrorists who attack the U.S. be 
        considered enemy combatants to be tried by military tribunals 
        instead of civilian courts, S146 [22JA]
      3rd Reconnaissance Association: anniversary, S7751 [29SE]
      Thomson, IL: proposal to convert Thomson Correctional Center 
        into a Federal prison with a separate unit to house some 
        detainees previously held at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, S71 [21JA]
      Treaties and agreements: implement defense trade cooperation 
        treaties with the United Kingdom and Australia (S. 3847), 
        S7560 [27SE]
      ------provide legislative authority to implement defense trade 
        cooperation treaties with the United Kingdom and Australia (S. 
        3581), S5853 [14JY], S7262 [21SE]
      U.S. Naval Academy: tribute to Class of 1970, S5694 [30JN]
      U.S.-Russian Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (START): require 
        Presidential certification communicating U.S. policy to 
        continue development and deployment of U.S. missile defense 
        systems including certain system improvements, S10953-S10957 
        [22DE]
      ------require Presidential certification of nuclear weapons 
        complex and delivery systems modernization, S10376 [16DE], 
        S10939-S10945, S10953, S10957 [22DE]
      ------require Presidential certification that reductions in 
        land-based strategic deterrent will not be considered when 
        reviewing intercontinental ballistic missile follow-on system, 
        S10949, S10950 [22DE]
      ------tribute to efforts of executive and military officials and 
        Senate staff, S10950 [22DE]
      Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences: transition 
        Advanced Practice Registered Nurse Program to Doctorate of 
        Nursing Practice, S8342 [1DE]
      United Service Organizations, Inc. (USO): tribute to sending of 
        2 millionth troop care package (S. Res. 632), S7299 [21SE]
      Uniting and Strengthening America by Providing Appropriate Tools 
        Required To Intercept and Obstruct Terrorism (USA PATRIOT) 
        Act: extend certain provisions, S793 [25FE]
      ------extend certain provisions (S. 4048), S10518 [17DE]
      University of Georgia: tribute to Sigma Chi Fraternity, Delta 
        Chapter members who are veterans of the Vietnam Conflict, S695 
        [23FE]
      Vermont: tribute to National Guard, S5740 [12JY]
      Veterans: expansion of benefits to Filipino veterans who are not 
        U.S. citizens or U.S. residents, S4488-S4491, S4502 [27MY]
      ------improve employment, training, and placement services 
        furnished to veterans, especially those who served in Iraq and 
        Afghanistan (S. 3234), S4146 [24MY]
      Voting: ensure that absent uniformed services voters and 
        overseas voters are aware of their voting rights and have an 
        opportunity to register to vote and have their absentee 
        ballots cast and counted (S. 1415), S4513 [27MY]
      Vujnovich, George M.: Bronze Star recipient, S8711 [9DE]
      Walsh, Michael J.: nomination to be major general, S2141 [26MR], 
        S2282-S2286 [14AP], S2403 [19AP], S2460-S2462 [20AP], S2541, 
        S2542, S2550 [22AP], S3964, S3965 [19MY]
      ------nomination to be major general, unanimous-consent request, 
        S2142 [26MR], S2403 [19AP], S2462, S2463 [20AP], S2550-S2555 
        [22AP]
      ------suitability to be major general relative to Corps of 
        Engineers authorities, S2282-S2286 [14AP], S2403 [19AP], 
        S2460, S2462, S2463 [20AP], S2541, S2550-S2555 [22AP], S3964, 
        S3965 [19MY]
      Weapons: commend Obama administration's conducting of a 
        comprehensive review of U.S. policy on use of antipersonnel 
        landmines, S3864 [18MY]
      ------expedite congressional defense export review period for 
        Israel and extend war reserves stockpile authority (S. 3847), 
        S7560 [27SE]
      WikiLeaks (Internet site): release of Dept. of Defense 
        classified documents to the news media related to Pakistan and 
        Afghanistan, S6567 [2AU]
      Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASP): presentation of 
        Congressional Gold Medal, S1332 [10MR]
      World War II: award Congressional Gold Medal to the Montford 
        Point Marines (S. 1695), S7585, S7586 [28SE]
      ------award Congressional Gold Medal to the 100th Infantry 
        Battalion and the 442d Regimental Combat Team, U.S. Army (S. 
        1055), S6593 [2AU]
      Wyoming: tribute to Army National Guard 300th Armored Field 
        Artillery Battalion Cowboy Cannoneers for their service and 
        sacrifice, S7502 [27SE]
      Yonkers, Terry A.: nomination to be Assistant Sec. of the Air 
        Force for Installations, S462 [4FE]
  Reports
      Authorization for Use of Military Force in Response to the 9/11 
        Attacks (P.L. 107-40)--Legislative History: Richard F. 
        Grimmett, Congressional Research Service, H1260-H1262 [10MR]
      Benefitting Whom? For-Profit Education Companies and the Growth 
        of Military Educational Benefits: Committee on Health, 
        Education, Labor, and Pensions (Senate), S8618 [8DE]
      Defense Planning--DOD Needs To Review the Costs and Benefits of 
        Basing Alternatives for Army Forces in Europe: John H. 
        Pendleton, GAO, S7099-S7102 [15SE]
      New Start Treaty Framework and Nuclear Force Structure Plans, 
        S10861-S10863 [21DE]
      Progress Toward Security and Stability in Afghanistan, S3772 
        [14MY]
  Reports filed
      Air Force Nominations: Committee on Armed Services (Senate), 
        S438, S439 [2FE], S1618 [16MR], S3163 [5MY], S4528 [27MY], 
        S5537 [29JN], S6734, S6735 [4AU], S7615, S7616 [28SE], S10814, 
        S10815 [20DE]
      Army Nominations: Committee on Armed Services (Senate), S438, 
        S439 [2FE], S1618 [16MR], S3163 [5MY], S4528 [27MY], S5537 
        [29JN], S6735 [4AU], S7615, S7616, S7617 [28SE], S10814, 
        S10815 [20DE]
      Buffalo Soldiers in the National Parks Study Act: Committee on 
        Natural Resources (House) (H.R. 4491) (H. Rept. 111-482), 
        H3539 [18MY]
      Captain Luther H. Smith, U.S. Army Air Forces Post Office, 
        Cheyney, PA: Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental 
        Affairs (Senate) (H.R. 4547), S3907 [18MY]
      Consideration of H. Con. Res. 248, Direct the President, 
        Pursuant to the War Powers Resolution, To Remove the U.S. 
        Armed Forces From Afghanistan: Committee on Rules (House) (H. 
        Res. 1146) (H. Rept. 111-428), H1219 [9MR]
      Consideration of H. Con. Res. 301, Direct the President, 
        Pursuant To the War Powers Resolution, To Remove the U.S. 
        Armed Forces From Pakistan: Committee on Rules (House) (H. 
        Res. 1556) (H. Rept. 111-566), H6042 [26JY]
      Consideration of H.R. 5013, Implementing Management for 
        Performance and Related Reforms To Obtain Value in Every 
        Acquisition Act: Committee on Rules (House) (H. Res. 1300) (H. 
        Rept. 111-467), H2935 [27AP]
      Consideration of H.R. 5136, Dept. of Defense Appropriations for 
        Military Activities and Prescribing Personnel Strengths: 
        Committee on Rules (House) (H. Res. 1404) (H. Rept. 111-498), 
        H3869 [26MY]
      Consideration of H.R. 5822, Depts. of Defense, Veterans Affairs, 
        and Related Agencies Appropriations for Military Construction 
        and Veterans' Services: Committee on Rules (House) (H. Res. 
        1559) (H. Rept. 111-570), H6162 [27JY]
      Consideration of Senate Amendment to H.R. 2965, Don't Ask, Don't 
        Tell Repeal Act: Committee on Rules (House) (H. Res. 1764) (H. 
        Rept. 111-681), H8519 [15DE]
      Consideration of Senate Amendment to H.R. 3082, Continuing 
        Appropriations and Surface Transportation Extension Act: 
        Committee on Rules (House) (H. Res. 1782) (H. Rept. 111-694), 
        H8940 [21DE]
      Consideration of Senate Amendment to H.R. 3082, Depts. of 
        Defense, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies Appropriations 
        for Military Construction and Veterans' Services: Committee on 
        Rules (House) (H. Res. 1755) (H. Rept. 111-675), H8263 [8DE]
      Corps of Engineers Funding To Hire Veterans and Armed Forces 
        Members To Assist With Curation and Historic Preservation 
        Activities: Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure 
        (House) (H.R. 5282) (H. Rept. 111-589), H6680 [14SE]
      Corps of Engineers Funds To Hire Veterans and Armed Forces 
        Members To Assist With Curation and Historic Preservation 
        Activities: Committee on Environment and Public Works (Senate) 
        (H.R. 5282) (S. Rept. 111-367), S9021 [14DE]
      Defense Trade Treaty Implementation Act: Committee on Foreign 
        Relations (Senate) (S. 3581) (S. Rept. 111-302), S7420 [23SE]
      Dept. of Defense Appropriations: Committee on Appropriations 
        (Senate) (S. 3800) (S. Rept. 111-295), S7174 [16SE]
      Dept. of Defense Appropriations for Military Activities, 
        Prescribing Personnel Strengths: Committee on Armed Services 
        (Senate) (S. 3455), S4621 [7JN]
      Dept. of Defense Appropriations for Military Activities, 
        Prescribing Personnel Strengths, and Military Construction: 
        Committee on Armed Services (Senate) (S. 3454) (S. Rept. 111-
        201), S4621 [7JN]
      Dept. of Defense Appropriations for Military Activities and 
        Prescribing Personnel Strengths: Committee on Armed Services 
        (House) (H.R. 5136) (H. Rept. 111-491), H3706 [21MY], H3869 
        [26MY]
      Dept. of Defense Appropriations for Military Construction: 
        Committee on Armed Services (Senate) (S. 3456), S4621 [7JN]
      Dept. of Energy Appropriations for Defense Activities: Committee 
        on Armed Services (Senate) (S. 3457), S4621 [7JN]
      Depts. of Defense, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies 
        Appropriations for Military Construction and Veterans' 
        Services: Committee on Appropriations (House) (H.R. 5822) (H. 
        Rept. 111-559), H5983 [22JY]
      ------Committee on Appropriations (Senate) (S. 3615) (S. Rept. 
        111-226), S5993 [19JY]
      Distinguished Flying Cross National Memorial Act: Committee on 
        Natural Resources (House) (H.R. 2788) (H. Rept. 111-435), 
        H1357 [11MR]
      Equal Justice for Our Military Act: Committee on the Judiciary 
        (House) (H.R. 569) (H. Rept. 111-547), H5674 [15JY]
      Gold Star Fathers Act: Committee on Homeland Security and 
        Governmental Affairs (Senate) (S. 3650), S8062 [18NO]
      ------Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs 
        (Senate) (S. 3650) (S. Rept. 111-374), S10513 [17DE]
      Health Care for Individuals Exposed to Environmental Hazards at 
        Camp Lejeune, NC, and Atsugi Naval Air Facility, Japan and 
        Advisory Board To Examine Such Exposures: Committee on 
        Veterans' Affairs (Senate) (S. 3378) (S. Rept. 111-189), S3830 
        [17MY]
      Helping Heroes Keep Their Homes Act: Committee on Veterans' 
        Affairs (House) (H.R. 3976) (H. Rept. 111-451), H2215 [22MR]
      Implementing Management for Performance and Related Reforms To 
        Obtain Value in Every Acquisition Act: Committee on Armed 
        Services (House) (H.R. 5013) (H. Rept. 111-465), H2876 [26AP]
      Inquiry Into the Role and Oversight of Private Security 
        Contractors in Afghanistan: Committee on Armed Services 
        (Senate) (S. Rept. 111-345), S7899 [15NO]
      Justice for American Heroes Harmed by Contractors Act: Committee 
        on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs (Senate) (S. 
        2782), S8712 [9DE]
      Marine Corps Nominations: Committee on Armed Services (Senate), 
        S439 [2FE], S1618 [16MR], S3163, S3164 [5MY], S4528 [27MY], 
        S5537 [29JN], S6735 [4AU], S7616 [28SE], S10814 [20DE]
      Military Medical Accountability Act: Committee on the Judiciary 
        (House) (H.R. 1478) (H. Rept. 111-466), H2876 [26AP]
      National Guard Employment Protection Act: Committee on Veterans' 
        Affairs (House) (H.R. 1879) (H. Rept. 111-450), H2215 [22MR]
      National Historic Site Study Act: Committee on Energy and 
        Natural Resources (Senate) (S. 1750) (S. Rept. 111-311), S7506 
        [27SE]
      Navy Nominations: Committee on Armed Services (Senate), S438, 
        S439 [2FE], S1618 [16MR], S3163, S3164 [5MY], S4528 [27MY], 
        S5537, S5538 [29JN], S6735, S6736 [4AU], S7616, S7617 [28SE], 
        S10814, S10815 [20DE]
      Nomination of Claude R. Kehler To Be U.S. Strategic Command 
        Commander: Committee on Armed Services (Senate), S8477 [3DE]
      Nomination of David H. Petraeus To Be General and Commander of 
        the International Security Assistance Force and U.S. Forces 
        Afghanistan: Committee on Armed Services (Senate), S5536 
        [29JN]
      Nomination of Douglas B. Wilson To Be Assistant Sec. of Defense 
        for Public Affairs: Committee on Armed Services (Senate), S438 
        [2FE]
      Nomination of Elizabeth A. McGrath To Be Dept. of Defense Deputy 
        Chief Management Officer: Committee on Armed Services 
        (Senate), S3163 [5MY]
      Nomination of Jackalyne Pfannenstiel To Be Assistant Sec. of the 
        Navy for Installations and Environment: Committee on Armed 
        Services (Senate), S438 [2FE]
      Nomination of Jonathan Woodson To Be Assistant Sec. of Defense 
        for Health Affairs: Committee on Armed Services (Senate), 
        S6734 [4AU]
      Nomination of Katherine G. Hammack To Be Assistant Sec. of the 
        Army for Installations and Environment: Committee on Armed 
        Services (Senate), S3163 [5MY]
      Nomination of Lloyd J. Austin III To Be General and Commander of 
        U.S. Forces-Iraq: Committee on Armed Services (Senate), S5536 
        [29JN]
      Nomination of Malcolm R. O'Neill To Be Assistant Sec. of the 
        Army for Acquisition, Logistics, and Technology: Committee on 
        Armed Services (Senate), S438 [2FE]
      Nomination of Mary S. Matiella To Be Assistant Sec. of the Army 
        for Financial Management and Comptroller of the Army, S438 
        [2FE]
      Nomination of Michael J. McCord To Be Principal Deputy Under 
        Sec. of Defense (Comptroller): Committee on Armed Services 
        (Senate), S3163 [5MY]
      Nomination of Paul L. Oostburg Sanz To Be Dept. of the Navy 
        General Counsel: Committee on Armed Services (Senate), S438 
        [2FE]
      Nomination of Raymond T. Odierno To Be General and Commander of 
        the U.S. Joint Forces Command: Committee on Armed Services 
        (Senate), S5536 [29JN]
      Nomination of Sharon E. Burke To Be Dept. of Defense Director of 
        Operational Energy Plans and Programs: Committee on Armed 
        Services (Senate), S3163 [5MY]
      Nomination of Soloman B. Watson IV To Be Dept. of the Army 
        General Counsel: Committee on Armed Services (Senate), S3163 
        [5MY]
      Post-9/11 Veterans Educational Assistance Improvements Act: 
        Committee on Veterans' Affairs (Senate) (S. 3447) (S. Rept. 
        111-346), S7899 [15NO]
      Request the President To Transmit All Documents Relative to the 
        Inventory and Review of Intelligence Related to the Fort Hood, 
        TX, Shooting: Committee on Intelligence (House, Select) (H. 
        Res. 978) (H. Rept. 111-402), H421 [27JA]
      Treaty With Russia for Further Reduction and Limitation of 
        Strategic Offensive Arms (New START Treaty): Committee on 
        Foreign Relations (Senate) (Exec. Rept. 111-6), S7965 [17NO]
      Treaty With the United Kingdom Concerning Defense Trade 
        Conperation and Treaty With Australia Concerning Defense Trade 
        Cooperation: Committee on Foreign Relations (Senate) (Exec. 
        Rept. 111-5), S7442 [24SE]
      Veteran Employment Assistance Act: Committee on Veterans' 
        Affairs (Senate) (S. 3234) (S. Rept. 111-285), S7033 [13SE]
      Water Resources Development Act: Committee on Transportation and 
        Infrastructure (House) (H.R. 5892) (H. Rept. 111-654), H7388 
        [29SE]
  Resolutions by organizations
      Combat-Related Brain Injury and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder 
        Awareness Day: Pennsylvania House of Representatives, E1379 
        [20JY]
      Corps of Engineers waterways projects: Committee on 
        Transportation and Infrastructure (House), H3060 [29AP], 
        H7901-H7903 [2DE]
      Tribute to National Guard 29th Infantry Division, 116th Infantry 
        Regiment and 111th Field Artillery Battalion for participation 
        in the Normandy Invasion on D-Day: Virginia General Assembly, 
        E498 [25MR]
  Resolutions of ratification
      Treaty With Australia Concerning Defense Trade Cooperation, 
        S7444-S7446 [24SE], S7722 [29SE]
      Treaty With Russia for Further Reduction and Limitation of 
        Strategic Offensive Arms (New START Treaty), S7965-S7968 
        [17NO], S10982-S10985 [22DE]
      Treaty With the United Kingdom Concerning Defense Trade 
        Cooperation, S7442-S7444 [24SE], S7720 [29SE]
  Rulings of the Chair
      Appropriations: authorizing for military activities and 
        prescribing personnel strengths (H.R. 5136), H4196 [28MY]
      Depts. of Defense, Veterans Affairs, and related agencies: 
        making appropriations for military construction and veterans' 
        services (H.R. 5822), consideration (H. Res. 1559), H6206 
        [28JY]
  Statements
      Dept. of Defense Appropriations for Military Activities and 
        Prescribing Personnel Strengths: Representative Taylor, H3893 
        [27MY]
      Distinguished Flying Cross National Memorial Act: Representative 
        Calvert, E419 [19MR]
      Ensure Appropriate Treatment of Depts. of Veterans Affairs and 
        Defense Health Programs Under the Patient Protection and 
        Affordable Care Act: Eric K. Shinseki, Sec. of Veterans 
        Affairs, H1849, H1912 [21MR]
      NGAUS Hails House Efforts To Modernize National Guard 
        Facilities: National Guard Association of the U.S., Inc., 
        H6226 [28JY]
      Tribute to John V.P. Gerber: Ben Garrido Blaz, E955 [26MY]
      TRICARE Affirmation Act: AMVETS (organization), H1912 [21MR]
      ------Eric K. Shinseki, Sec. of Veterans Affairs, H1868 [21MR]
      ------Vietnam Veterans of America (organization), H1868, H1912 
        [21MR]
  Summaries
      Accomplishments of the 111th Congress, E2250 [22DE]
      Water Resources Development Act (H.R. 5892), E1460 [28JY]
  Tables
      Afghanistan, et al. war authorization consideration (107th 
        Congress), H6299 [29JY]
      Depts. of Defense, Veterans Affairs, and related agencies 
        appropriations for military construction and veterans' 
        services (H.R. 5822), H6218-H6221 [28JY]
      Direct overt U.S. aid and military reimbursements to Pakistan, 
        H6120 [27JY]
      Iraq war authorization consideration (107th Congress), H6299 
        [29JY]
      Military educational benefits received by 30 for-profit 
        education companies, S8619-S8621 [8DE]
      Operation Iraqi Freedom U.S. casualty status, H5395 [1JY]
      Pay-as-you-go effects of H.R. 1177, 5-Star Generals 
        Commemorative Coin Act, H3655 [19MY]
      Pay-as-you-go effects of H.R. 5136, Dept. of Defense 
        appropriations for military activities and prescribing 
        personnel strengths, H4212 [28MY]
      Pay-as-you-go effects of H.R. 6184, extend and modify Corps of 
        Engineers authority to accept and expend funds contributed by 
        non-Federal public entities to expedite the evaluation of 
        certain permits, H7852 [1DE]
      Pay-as-you-go effects of H.R. 6396, exemption of active-duty 
        Armed Forces members with conditional residence status serving 
        abroad from certain requirements to file a petition and appear 
        for an interview to remove conditional status, H7433 [15NO]
      Pay-as-you-go effects of H.R. 6397, recognize the marriage of an 
        Armed Forces member and an alien spouse when the parties are 
        not physically in the presence of each other due to service 
        abroad, H7433 [15NO]
      Pay-as-you-go effects of H.R. 6523, Dept. of Defense 
        appropriations for military activities, prescribing personnel 
        strengths, and military construction, H8783 [17DE]
      Pay-as-you-go effects of S. 3447, Post-9/11 Veterans Educational 
        Assistance Improvements Act, S8953 [13DE]
      Southwest border other-than-Mexican apprehensions by country of 
        citizenship, S4476 [27MY]
  Texts of
      H. Con. Res. 238, recognize challenges Black veterans faced when 
        returning home after serving in the Armed Forces, their 
        military sacrifices, and their patriotism, H791 [24FE]
      H. Con. Res. 239, use of Capitol Emancipation Hall for 
        presentation of Congressional Gold Medal to Women Airforce 
        Service Pilots (WASP), H1076 [3MR]
      H. Con. Res. 248, direct the President, pursuant to the War 
        Powers Resolution, to remove the U.S. Armed Forces from 
        Afghanistan, H1251 [10MR]
      H. Con. Res. 286, Army anniversary, H4564 [16JN]
      H. Con. Res. 301, direct the President, pursuant to the War 
        Powers Resolution, to remove the U.S. Armed Forces from 
        Pakistan, H6114 [27JY]
      H. Con. Res. 319, soldiers killed and wounded at Fort Hood, TX, 
        in shooting incident anniversary, H7003 [28SE]
      H. Res. 699, tribute to 139th Airlift Wing, Air National Guard, 
        H990 [2MR]
      H. Res. 747, U.S. Military Academy named Forbes (publication) 
        America's Best College honoree, H987 [2MR]
      H. Res. 812, recognize significant contributions of the Military 
        Working Dog (MWD) Program to Armed Forces, H991 [2MR]
      H. Res. 855, Silver Star Service Banner Day, H2752 [21AP]
      H. Res. 925, tribute to meritorious service of aviators shot 
        down over, or otherwise forced to land in, hostile territory 
        yet evaded enemy capture or were captured but subsequently 
        escaped, H1778 [20MR]
      H. Res. 1022, honor life and sacrifice of Medgar Evers and 
        congratulate the Navy for naming a supply ship in honor, H437 
        [2FE]
      H. Res. 1048, express condolences and support to citizens of 
        Haiti in aftermath of earthquake, support relief efforts, and 
        commend crews of USNS Comfort and other naval vessels for 
        medical relief efforts, H679 [23FE]
      H. Res. 1052, tribute to Oklahoma Army and Air National Guard 
        members for their service and sacrifice since September 11, 
        2001, H6635 [14SE]
      H. Res. 1066, tribute to U.S. Armed Forces' and first 
        responders' efforts to help the people of Haiti in aftermath 
        of earthquake, H667 [23FE]
      H. Res. 1075, commend National Guard Agribusiness Development 
        Teams, Dept. of Agriculture, and AID personnel for efforts to 
        modernize agriculture practices and increase food production 
        in war-torn countries, H1767 [20MR]
      H. Res. 1099, Battle of Iwo Jima anniversary, H1773 [20MR]
      H. Res. 1119, express that all Americans should participate in a 
        moment of silence to reflect upon the service and sacrifice of 
        members of the Armed Forces both at home and abroad, H1788 
        [20MR]
      H. Res. 1132, tribute to U.S.S. New Mexico, H3096 [4MY]
      H. Res. 1146, consideration of H. Con. Res. 248, direct the 
        President, pursuant to the War Powers Resolution, to remove 
        the U.S. Armed Forces from Afghanistan, H1245 [10MR]
      H. Res. 1187, express appreciation for contributions made by 
        Federal employees and seek ways to improve safety and security 
        during performance of official duties, H3287 [11MY]
      H. Res. 1217, tribute to Fort Drum, NY, 10th Mountain Division, 
        H7698 [30NO]
      H. Res. 1228, tribute to Seawolves of Helicopter Attack (Light) 
        Squadron Three and their families, H4918 [29JN]
      H. Res. 1251, tribute to Armed Forces members who gave their 
        lives in the June 6, 1944 (D-Day), amphibious landing at 
        Normandy, France, H6637 [14SE]
      H. Res. 1294, National Explosive Ordnance Disposal Day, H3283 
        [11MY]
      H. Res. 1300, consideration of H.R. 5013, Implementing 
        Management for Performance and Related Reforms To Obtain Value 
        in Every Acquisition Act, H2952 [28AP]
      H. Res. 1385, recognize and honor courage and sacrifice of Armed 
        Forces members and veterans, H3778 [25MY]
      H. Res. 1404, consideration of H.R. 5136, Dept. of Defense 
        appropriations for military activities and prescribing 
        personnel strengths, H3876 [27MY]
      H. Res. 1411, tribute to Pennsylvania Air National Guard 111th 
        Fighter Wing, H5757 [20JY]
      H. Res. 1442, support goals and ideals of U.S. Military History 
        Month, H7032 [28SE]
      H. Res. 1446, honor veterans and observe anniversary of Tracy, 
        CA, H4917 [29JN]
      H. Res. 1467, request Senate to return to the House H.R. 5136, 
        Dept. of Defense appropriations for military activities and 
        prescribing personnel strengths, H4733 [23JN]
      H. Res. 1483, tribute to service and sacrifice of the 14th 
        Armored Division during World War II, H5758 [20JY]
      H. Res. 1516, World War II conclusion anniversary and tribute to 
        Armed Forces members for service in Iraq and Afghanistan, 
        H5754 [20JY]
      H. Res. 1556, consideration of H. Con. Res. 301, direct the 
        President, pursuant to the War Powers Resolution, to remove 
        the U.S. Armed Forces from Pakistan, H6106 [27JY]
      H. Res. 1559, consideration of H.R. 5822, Depts. of Defense, 
        Veterans Affairs, and related agencies appropriations for 
        military construction and veterans' services, H6206 [28JY]
      H. Res. 1585, tribute to civilian and military personnel of 60th 
        Air Mobility Wing, 349th Air Mobility Wing, 15th Expeditionary 
        Mobility Task Force, and 615th Contingency Response Wing of 
        Travis AFB, CA, H7695 [30NO]
      H. Res. 1594, American Volunteer Group and 23d Fighter Group 
        (Flying Tigers) combat action anniversary and recognize 
        contributions to the Nation's defense, E1490 [29JY]
      H. Res. 1605, recognize service of medical and air crews in 
        helping transport wounded warriors back to the U.S. and 
        commend Air Force aeromedical evacuation personnel, H7002 
        [28SE]
      H. Res. 1610, terrorist attacks anniversary, H6631 [14SE]
      H. Res. 1641, Dept. of Education Impact Aid Program anniversary, 
        H7478 [16NO]
      H. Res. 1644, National Veterans History Project Week, H7739 
        [30NO]
      H. Res. 1724, commend support in creating a unique and lasting 
        partnership with Little Rock AFB, members of the Armed Forces 
        stationed there and their families, H7699 [30NO]
      H. Res. 1740, National Guard anniversary, H7696 [30NO]
      H. Res. 1746, recognize Welcome Back Veterans (organization) and 
        support efforts to provide care for veterans suffering from 
        post-traumatic stress disorder and related psychiatric 
        disorders, H8102 [8DE]
      H. Res. 1755, consideration of Senate amendment to H.R. 3082, 
        Depts. of Defense, Veterans Affairs, and related agencies 
        appropriations for military construction and veterans' 
        services, H8147 [8DE]
      H. Res. 1764, consideration of Senate amendment to H.R. 2965, 
        Don't Ask, Don't Tell Repeal Act, H8383 [15DE]
      H. Res. 1782, consideration of Senate amendment to H.R. 3082, 
        Continuing Appropriations and Surface Transportation Extension 
        Act, H8901 [21DE]
      H.R. 24, Dept. of the Navy redesignation as the Dept. of the 
        Navy and Marine Corps, H3094 [4MY]
      H.R. 1177, 5-Star Generals Commemorative Coin Act, H3605 [19MY]
      H.R. 1879, National Guard Employment Protection Act, H2181 
        [22MR]
      H.R. 2546, Blue Star/Gold Star Flag Act, H3603 [19MY]
      H.R. 2788, Distinguished Flying Cross National Memorial Act, 
        H1618 [18MR]
      H.R. 3082, Continuing Appropriations and Surface Transportation 
        Extension Act, H8905-H8908 [21DE]
      H.R. 3082, Depts. of Defense, Veterans Affairs, and related 
        agencies appropriations for military construction and 
        veterans' services, H8152, H8160-H8203 [8DE]
      H.R. 3913, District of Columbia National Guard Educational 
        Assistance Program establishment, H4883 [28JN]
      H.R. 3976, Helping Heroes Keep Their Homes Act, H2183 [22MR]
      H.R. 4491, Buffalo Soldiers in the National Parks Study Act, 
        H3491 [18MY]
      H.R. 4505, enable State homes to furnish nursing home care to 
        parents whose children died while serving in the Armed Forces, 
        H4916 [29JN]
      H.R. 4547, Captain Luther H. Smith, U.S. Army Air Forces Post 
        Office, Cheyney, PA, H1203 [9MR]
      H.R. 4887, TRICARE Affirmation Act, H1762 [20MR]
      H.R. 5013, Implementing Management for Performance and Related 
        Reforms To Obtain Value in Every Acquisition Act, H2960-H2968 
        [28AP]
      H.R. 5136, Dept. of Defense appropriations for military 
        activities and prescribing personnel strengths, H3900-H3984 
        [27MY]
      H.R. 5282, provide Corps of Engineers funds to hire veterans and 
        Armed Forces members to assist with curation and historic 
        preservation activities, H6713 [15SE]
      H.R. 5327, U.S.-Israel Missile Defense Cooperation and Support 
        Act, H3617 [19MY]
      H.R. 5605, George C. Marshall Post Office, Uniontown, PA, H7030 
        [28SE]
      H.R. 5822, Depts. of Defense, Veterans Affairs, and related 
        agencies appropriations for military construction and 
        veterans' services, H6228-H6235 [28JY]
      H.R. 6058, Wounded Warrior and Military Survivor Housing 
        Assistance Act, H7082 [28SE]
      H.R. 6102, Navy authority to enter into multiyear contracts for 
        F/A-18E, F/A-18F, and EA-18G aircraft extension, H6639 [14SE]
      H.R. 6184, extend and modify the Corps of Engineers authority to 
        accept and expend funds contributed by non-Federal public 
        entities to expedite the evaluation of certain permits, H7823 
        [1DE]
      H.R. 6397, recognize the marriage of an Armed Forces member and 
        an alien spouse when the parties are not physically in the 
        presence of each other due to service abroad, H7408 [15NO]
      H.R. 6494, Navy littoral combat ship program improvement, H8359 
        [15DE]
      H.R. 6523, Dept. of Defense appropriations for military 
        activities, prescribing personnel strengths, and military 
        construction, H8629-H8750 [17DE]
      H.R. 6540, Defense Level Playing Field Act, H8798 [21DE]
      S. 1055, award Congressional Gold Medal to the 100th Infantry 
        Battalion and the 442d Regimental Combat Team, U.S. Army, 
        H6955 [23SE]
      S. 1055, award Congressional Gold Medal to the 100th Infantry 
        Battalion and the 442d Regimental Combat Team, U.S. Army, in 
        recognition of service during World War II, S6593 [2AU]
      S. 2943, Dept. of Justice consultation with appropriate 
        officials within the executive branch prior to making the 
        decision to try an unprivileged enemy belligerent in Federal 
        civilian court, S126 [21JA]
      S. 3222, Buffalo Soldiers in the National Parks Study Act, S2425 
        [19AP]
      S. 3447, Post-9/11 Veterans Educational Assistance Improvements 
        Act, S4548-S4550 [27MY], S8954-S8960 [13DE], H8456-H8462 
        [15DE]
      S. 3581, Defense Trade Treaty Implementation Act, S5854 [14JY]
      S. 3650, Gold Star Fathers Act, S6247 [26JY]
      S. 3650, provide that fathers of certain permanently disabled or 
        deceased veterans shall be included with mothers of such 
        veterans as preference eligibles for treatment in civil 
        service, S8204 [19NO]
      S. 3847, Security Cooperation Act, S7560-S7562 [27SE], H7041 
        [28SE]
      S. 3860, require reports on management of Arlington National 
        Cemetery, H8452 [15DE]
      S. 3914, require Dept. of Education payment of certain Impact 
        Aid Program payments to eligible local educational agencies 
        within 3 years, S7811 [29SE]
      S. 3931, Guardians of Freedom Act, S7834 [29SE]
      S. 3955, National Guard, Reserve, ``Gray Area'' Retiree, and 
        Surviving Spouses Space-Available Travel Equity Act, S7971 
        [17NO]
      S. 3956, permit use of commissary and exchange facilities by 
        former Armed Forces members who were retired or separated for 
        physical disability, S7972 [17NO]
      S. 4058, Helping Heroes Keep Their Homes Act, S10990 [22DE], 
        H8980 [22DE]
      S. Con. Res. 64, tribute to the Army 28th Infantry Division, 
        S4556 [27MY]
      S. Con. Res. 74, tribute to the 28th Infantry Division, S7772, 
        S7841 [29SE]
      S. Con. Res. 76, recognize and honor commitment and sacrifices 
        of U.S. military families, S8066, S8106 [18NO]
      S. Res. 395, Colorado National Guard anniversary, S155 [22JA], 
        S204 [25JA]
      S. Res. 403, try Umar F. Abdulmutallab by a military tribunal 
        and consult with appropriate officials prior to terminating 
        interrogation of, or providing a civilian trial to, terrorist 
        suspects, S396 [1FE]
      S. Res. 420, tribute to Oklahoma Army and Air National Guard 
        members for their service and sacrifice since September 11, 
        2001, S711 [23FE]
      S. Res. 430, commend Oklahoma National Guard Agribusiness 
        Development Team for efforts to modernize agriculture and 
        sustainable farming practices in Afghanistan, S1030 [3MR]
      S. Res. 439, commend Navy SEALS, Matthew McCabe, Jonathan Keefe, 
        and Julio Huertas for capturing alleged terrorist, Ahmed 
        Hashim Abed, in Iraq and support Armed Forces members serving 
        in harm's way, S1184 [4MR]
      S. Res. 441, honor service and achievements of female Armed 
        Forces members and veterans, S1185, S1207 [4MR]
      S. Res. 534, Silver Star Service Banner Day, S3985, S4024 [19MY]
      S. Res. 541, National Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Awareness 
        Day, S4553 [27MY], S5310 [23JN]
      S. Res. 574, hold memorial observances for Robert C. Byrd in the 
        Senate Chamber and invite Members of the House, family of the 
        deceased, the President, and other high-ranking officials to 
        such observances, S5545, S5631 [29JN]
      S. Res. 577, tribute to Henry V. Plummer, S5703, S5717 [30JN]
      S. Res. 587, Montford Point Marines Day, S6027 [20JY], S6226 
        [22JY]
      S. Res. 599, National Airborne Day, S6442, S6456 [28JY]
      S. Res. 616, commend U.S. civil-military partnership in Iraq and 
        leadership of Raymond T. Odierno and Christopher R. Hill to 
        refine and sustain effective counterinsurgency and 
        counterterrorism strategy, S6908 [5AU]
      S. Res. 624, tribute to Oklahoma Army and Air National Guard 
        members for their service and sacrifice since September 11, 
        2001, S7139, S7140 [15SE]
      S. Res. 627, American Legion Day, S7178, S7182 [16SE]
      S. Res. 632, tribute to United Service Organizations, Inc. (USO) 
        sending of 2 millionth troop care package, S7280, S7300 [21SE]
      S. Res. 648, National Veterans History Project Week, S7515 
        [27SE]
      S. Res. 652, tribute to Alfred Lind, S7635, S7666 [28SE]
      S. Res. 654, Gold Star Wives Day, S7636, S7666 [28SE]
      S. Res. 670, National Veterans History Project Week, S7774, 
        S7838 [29SE]
      S. Res. 691, permit collection of clothing, toys, food, and 
        housewares during the holiday season for charitable purposes 
        in Senate buildings, S8293, S8305 [30NO]
      Use of Armed Forces against those responsible for hijacking and 
        crashing of commercial aircraft into the World Trade Center, 
        Pentagon, and Somerset County, PA (2001), H6115 [27JY]