What type of service was former Senator Robert Byrd of West Virginia talking about in this excerpt from a speech at Marshall University?

Please watch the Congress video, review the text, and respond to the questions below:

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1. What type of service was former Senator Robert Byrd of West Virginia talking about in this excerpt from a speech at Marshall University?