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Bill Rosendahl - Council District 11

 

 

 

 

 

Wednesday, April 12, 2006

In Memoriam

Today, I asked the City Council to adjourn in memory of 20 year-old Felipe D. Sandoval-Flores, a Marine Corps lance corporal from our city who died April 2 when a 7-ton truck he was were in overturned in a flash flood near Al Asad, west of Baghdad. He was assigned to the 1st Marine Logistics Group, 1st Marine Expeditionary Force, at Camp Pendleton.

As a veteran of the United States Army during the Vietnam era sensitive to the fact that this war is killing and maiming tens of thousands of our sisters and brothers, I intend to ask my colleagues to convene in the memory of one of our fallen heroes every time a son or daughter of Los Angeles County falls in the line of duty.

My thoughts and prayers are today with the family and friends of young Felipe D. Sandoval-Flores.

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