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Recognizing The Service Of Dennis O. Freytes September 19, 2014
Alan Grayson, D-FL
"Upon retiring from the Army, Dennis worked at a number of institutions and companies including BlueChip Energy/Advanced Solar Photonics, the Small Business Administration, the University of Michigan Institute for Social Research, the University of Puerto Rico, and Mathematic Policy Research."
Tribute To Mg (Ret) Joe Robles September 19, 2014
Joaquin Castro, D-TX
"Joe was the eldest of nine children born in Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico. His father, a waiter at the time, was recruited to work in a steel mill in Ohio—just as World War II ended and America was reindustrializing. When Joe was three years old, he came to the U.S. to reunite with his father who had saved enough money to bring his family to Ohio. For the next 35 years, his father worked at the steel mill and part time as a carpenter and plumber to make ends meet."
Tribute To Josue Robles September 18, 2014
John Cornyn, R-TX
"The eldest of nine children, Joe was born in Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico, in 1946. His father was working as a waiter when he was approached by a group of Americans who were recruiting for steel mills in the United States. His dad went to work for U.S. Steel in Lorain, OH. Eighteen months later, when Joe was 3, his dad had saved enough money to send for the family. Their house in Ohio was six blocks from the steel mill, where his father worked for the next 35 years, in addition to part-time work as a carpenter and plumber to supplement his income."
Recognizing The Leadership Of Senator Eduardo Bhatia September 17, 2014
Alan Grayson, D-FL
"Bhatia obtained his Bachelor’s degree in Government and Public Policy from the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs in 1986. In May 1986, Bhatia was awarded a Fulbright scholarship to study law, economics and politics in Santiago, Chile for one year. He graduated from Stanford Law School in June 1990 where he founded and edited the “Stanford Journal of Law and Policy”, an academic publication with an emphasis on the development of new laws and public policy. He is admitted to practice law in Florida, Washington D.C. and The Commonwealth of Puerto Rico."
Recognizing The Service Of Armando Ramirez September 17, 2014
Alan Grayson, D-FL
"Mr. Speaker, I rise today, in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, to recognize Armando Ramirez. Mr. Ramirez was born and raised in Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico, and educated in the public school system. After graduating from high school, he joined the U.S. Army and served during the Korean War."

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