HCR 5: Commemorating the attack on Pearl Harbor by establishing Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day.
00HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 5 01 Commemorating the attack on Pearl Harbor by establishing Pearl Harbor 02 Remembrance Day. 03 BE IT RESOLVED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF ALASKA: 04 WHEREAS on December 7, 1941, the Imperial Japanese Navy and Air Force attacked 05 units of the armed forces of the United States stationed at Pearl Harbor in Hawaii; and 06 WHEREAS more than 2,000 citizens of the United States were killed and more than 07 1,000 citizens of the United States were wounded in the attack on Pearl Harbor; and 08 WHEREAS the attack on Pearl Harbor marked the entry of the United States into 09 World War II; and 10 WHEREAS the veterans of World War II and other people of the United States 11 regard December 7 of each year as the day to remember the attack on Pearl Harbor; and 12 WHEREAS commemoration of the attack on Pearl Harbor will foster appreciation of 13 the selfless sacrifice of the individuals who served in the armed forces of the United States 14 during World War II;
01 BE IT RESOLVED that the Alaska State Legislature declares December 7, 1995, to 02 be Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day, and encourages the Governor to issue a proclamation 03 calling on the people of the state to observe the day with appropriate ceremonies and 04 activities, including flying the flag of the state at half-mast in honor of the individuals who 05 died as a result of their service at Pearl Harbor.