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July 28, 2011 - Pennsylvania House Bill 345
   
Governor Corbett signs historic legislation in Harrisburg. House Bill 345 includes Washington Crossing National Cemetery in Pennsylvania Law providing for honor guard burial details at National Cemeteries in PA.
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House Bill 345 Signing House Bill 345
Left to right, standing:
    Rick O'Leary: Executive Director, House Veteran's Affairs & Emergency Preparedness Committee
    Antonio Albano: President, Guardians of the National Cemetery; Vietnam Veteran, US Army, Bronze Star
    Vincent Deon: Member, Guardians of the National Cemetery; Veteran US Air Force, Sergeant
    Representative Jim Marshall: R - Beaver County
    John Sandle: Honor Guard Commander, Guardians of the National Cemetery; US Marine Corps (Ret), Gunnery Sergeant
    Fred Caldwell: Honor Guard Firing Party Leader, Guardians of the National Cemetery; Veteran WWII, US Navy
    Mike Patterson: Intern for Representative Scott Petri
    Sean Harris: Analyst, House Veteran's Affairs & Emergency Preparedness Committee
    Amanda Rumsley: Counsel, House veteran's Affairs & Emergency Preparedness Committee
Left to right, seated:
    Representative Scott Petri: R - Bucks County
    Governor Tom Corbett
    Representative Steve Barrar: R - Delaware County; Chairman House Veteran's Affairs & Emergency Preparedness Comm.
 
House Bill 345 Signing Standing:
    Representative Scott Petri
Left to right, seated:
    Representative Steve Barrar
    Governor Tom Corbett
    Representative Jim Marshall