In Memory
  Thomas Paige Murach
         WHEREAS, The Senate of the State of Texas pays tribute to
  the life of United States Army Specialist Thomas Paige Murach,
  who died on May 4, 2013, at the age of 22; and
         WHEREAS, Specialist Murach died in the line of duty while
  serving his country in southern Afghanistan; he had been deployed
  from Fort Bliss as a member of the 1st Battalion, 36th Infantry
  Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division; and
         WHEREAS, Thomas Murach was born on May 16, 1990, at
  Mountain Home Air Force Base in Idaho; he joined the army in
  August of 2010 and attended the Infantry Training Course at Fort
  Benning; his first duty assignment was at Fort Bliss, and he was
  selected to serve as a reconnaissance platoon sniper; and
         WHEREAS, He was a true American hero, and his fellow
  servicemen admired him for his valor in the face of danger; his
  military honors include the Purple Heart and the Bronze Star;
  this dedicated young man will be dearly missed by his parents and
  his three brothers; and
         WHEREAS, Specialist Murach served his country with
  distinction; he will long be remembered for his loyalty and
  courage, and he leaves behind memories that will be cherished by
  his family and many friends; now, therefore, be it
         RESOLVED, That the Senate of the State of Texas, 83rd
  Legislature, hereby extend sincere condolences to the bereaved
  family of United States Army Specialist Thomas Paige Murach; and,
  be it further
         RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution be prepared for
  his family as an expression of deepest sympathy from the Texas
  Senate, and that when the Senate adjourns this day, it do so in
  memory of Specialist Thomas Murach.
  Rodriguez, Van de Putte
Birdwell Garcia Paxton
Campbell Hancock Schwertner
Carona Hegar Seliger
Davis Hinojosa Taylor
Deuell Huffman Uresti
Duncan Lucio Watson
Ellis Nelson West
Eltife Nichols Whitmire
Estes Patrick Williams
Fraser Zaffirini
  Dewhurst, President of the Senate
        President of the Senate
        I hereby certify that the
    above Resolution was adopted by
    the Senate on May 14, 2013, by a
    rising vote.
        Secretary of the Senate
         Member, Texas Senate
         Member, Texas Senate