2003 Senate Joint Resolution 68
ENROLLED JOINT RESOLUTION
Relating to: the life and service of Sergeant Eugene A. Uhl III.
Whereas, Sergeant Uhl, son of Joan and Eugene Uhl Jr., was born in Waupaca on November 27, 1981; and
Whereas, Sergeant Uhl was an athlete who participated in multiple sports as well as an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed hunting, fishing, and horseback riding; and
Whereas, Sergeant Uhl upheld a family tradition of service by joining the Wisconsin National Guard in 1999, where he demonstrated outstanding leadership and skill, being cited in a letter of commendation by his commanding officer in basic training; and
Whereas, Sergeant Uhl in February 2003 was stationed in Iraq as a member of the 1st Battalion, 320th Field Artillery of the 101st Airborne, where he was awarded both the Bronze Star and Purple Heart; and
Whereas, Sergeant Uhl was an upstanding citizen and student whose friendliness, work ethic, and companionship will be forever missed by his loving family and friends; and
Whereas, the life and service of Sergeant Eugene A. Uhl III will forever be remembered by a grateful community, state, and nation as one based on service, honor, and patriotism; now, therefore, be it
Resolved by the senate, the assembly concurring, That the members of the Wisconsin legislature honor Eugene A. Uhl III for his dedication to country and express their heartfelt sorrow over the loss of his life; and, be it further
Resolved, That the senate chief clerk shall provide a copy of this joint resolution to Sergeant Uhl's parents, Joan and Eugene Uhl Jr.; his sisters, Cheryl, Chastity, and Charity; and his fiancée, Emily Groshek.