82R8445 JNC-D
  By: Gutierrez H.R. No. 809
         WHEREAS, The family and friends of U.S. Army Sergeant First
  Class Calvin B. Harrison of Coldspring suffered an immeasurable
  loss with the death of this valiant soldier on September 29, 2010,
  at the age of 31; and
         WHEREAS, Assigned to Company A, 2nd Battalion, 7th Special
  Forces Group, Sergeant Harrison was killed while bravely serving
  his country in Afghanistan; and
         WHEREAS, Born on March 11, 1979, he attended Jones High
  School, where he enjoyed playing basketball and football; a loving
  son and brother, he was also a devoted father to his daughters,
  Azalia and Eleanna; and
         WHEREAS, Sergeant Harrison joined the military in 1999 as a
  psychological operations specialist; his skill and dedication to
  duty earned him the Green Beret as a Special Forces medical
  sergeant, as well as such honors as the Bronze Star, Purple Heart,
  Army Commendation Medal, and Army Achievement Medal; and
         WHEREAS, Through his unwavering dedication to duty and honor,
  Calvin Harrison embodied the highest ideals of the United States
  armed forces, and his fellow citizens owe him a debt of gratitude
  that the passage of time can never diminish; now, therefore, be it
         RESOLVED, That the House of Representatives of the 82nd Texas
  Legislature hereby pay tribute to the life of U.S. Army Sergeant
  First Class Calvin B. Harrison and extend sincere sympathy to the
  members of his family: to his children, Azalia and Eleanna; to his
  mother, Betty Harrison; to his father, Jack Washington; to his
  siblings, Demetric Harrison and Deborah, Diane, and Zach
  Washington; and to his many other relatives and friends; and, be it
         RESOLVED, That an official copy of this resolution be
  prepared for his family and that when the Texas House of
  Representatives adjourns this day, it do so in memory of Sergeant
  First Class Calvin B. Harrison.