August 22, 2014
September 17, 2014
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, September 17, 2014, Congressman Darrell Issa (CA-49) along with the bipartisan support of 50 Members of Congress introduced H.R. 5468, a bill to rename the Mainside post office aboard Camp Pendleton Marine Corps Base, the Camp Pendleton Medal of Honor Post Office. The post office is located at located at 1103 USPS Building 1103, Camp Pendleton, California, 92055. The Medal of Honor is our nation’s highest award for valor and heroism, often only given after the death of the serviceman or woman due to the extreme acts of heroism and selflessness. The post office will be named to specifically recognize those of the US Marine Corp and Navy Corpsman who have received the Congressional Medal of Honor and have close ties to Camp Pendleton. Congressman Issa released the following statement:
“The stories of valor by Medal of Honor recipients are inspiring and worthy of remembrance by every citizen in our country,” said Congressman Issa. “This naming will serve as an enduring reminder for all that visit of the heroism of their fellow servicemen and servicewomen. To all of the Marines and Navy Corpsman with ties to Camp Pendleton we are grateful for your bravery and service.”
The post office facility is located at 1103 USPS Building 1103, Camp Pendleton, California, 92055.
Full text of H.R. 5468 can be read here.
Co-sponsors include: Rep. Darrell Issa, Rep. Karen Bass, Rep. Xavier Becerra, Rep. Ami Bera, Rep. Julia Brownley, Rep. Ken Calvert, Rep. John Campbell, Rep. Lois Capps, Rep. Tony Cardenas, Rep. Judy Chu, Rep. Paul Cook, Rep. Jim Costa, Rep. Susan Davis, Rep. Jeff Denham, Rep. Anna Eshoo, Rep. Sam Farr, Rep. John Garamendi, Rep. Janice Hahn, Rep. Mike Honda, Rep. Jared Huffman, Rep. Duncan Hunter, Rep. Doug LaMalfa, Rep. Barbara Lee, Rep. Zoe Lofgren, Rep. Alan Lowenthal, Rep. Doris Matsui, Rep. Tom McClintock, Rep. Buck McKeon, Rep. Jerry McNerney, Rep. Gary Miller, Rep. George Miller, Rep. Grace Napolitano, Rep. Grace Negrete McLeod, Rep. Devin Nunes, Rep. Scott Peters, Rep. Dana Rohrabacher, Rep. Lucille Roybal-Allard, Rep. Ed Royce, Rep. Loretta Sanchez, Rep. Linda Sanchez, Rep. Adam Schiff, Rep. Brad Sherman, Rep. Jackie Speier, Rep. Eric Swalwell, Rep. Mark Takano, Rep. Mike Thompson, Rep. David Valadao, Rep. Juan Vargas, Rep. Maxine Waters, and Rep. Henry Waxman.