Resolution K79-2011

Honoring Colonel Mark K. Frampton upon the occasion of his retirement from the United States Marine Corps

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  • Jan 31, 2011: adopted

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LEGISLATIVE  RESOLUTION honoring Colonel Mark K. Frampton upon the occa-
sion of his retirement from the United  States  Marine  Corps  after  30
years of loyal and distinguished service

WHEREAS,  It is the sense of this Legislative Body that individuals who,
as members of the United States Armed Services, have  faithfully  served
the  people  of this great State and nation with enduring commitment and
dedication, merit the highest commendation; and
  WHEREAS, Attendant to such concern and fully in accord with its  long-
standing  traditions,  this  Legislative Body is justly proud to commend
Colonel Mark K. Frampton upon the occasion of his  retirement  from  the
United  States  Marine  Corps  after 30 years of loyal and distinguished
service; and
  WHEREAS, As a member of the  United  States  Marine  Corps  for  three
decades, Colonel Frampton has served our country with loyalty, honor and
distinction, helping to preserve the principles of democracy and freedom
we so revere; and
  WHEREAS,  A  valued  member of his community as well, Colonel Frampton
has been called upon to contribute his time  and  talents  to  countless
civic  and charitable endeavors and has always given of himself unstint-
ingly; he is well-known to have a particular passion for Corning  Ameri-
can Legion Baseball; and
  WHEREAS,  The  quality  and  character of life in this nation, and the
great State of New York, are reflective of the purposeful lives and good
works of patriotic and civic-minded community members, such  as  Colonel
Frampton,  who  have  achieved  distinction  in  their profession and in
service to others; and
  WHEREAS, In fitting  recognition  of  his  lengthy  and  distinguished
Marine Corps career, the colleagues, friends, and family of Colonel Mark
K.    Frampton  will  gather  for a Retirement Ceremony and Reception at
American Legion Skinner Ernest Memorial Post 1612, 45 Olcott  Road,  Big
Flats, New York on Friday, January 28, 2011; and
  WHEREAS, Throughout his illustrious career Colonel Frampton has helped
to  preserve  and protect the people, the values, and the beliefs of our
State and nation in exemplary fashion; this Legislative Body is  pleased
to have this opportunity to express its appreciation to him on behalf of
the  people of the State of New York and to wish him well in his retire-
ment; now, therefore, be it
  RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause  in  its  deliberations  to
honor  Colonel Mark K. Frampton upon the occasion of his retirement from
the United States Marine Corps after 30 years of loyal and distinguished
service and to commend him for his long and sustained commitment to  the
principles upon which our nation was founded and which are our treasured
American heritage; and be it further
  RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Colonel Mark K. Frampton.

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